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All things wildlife. Wildlife management, ecology, eco-tourism, research, conservation, rehabilitation, photography, etc. For anyone who enjoys wildlife.

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Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by 90% in Last 20 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Jan 5. 2 Replies

The monarch butterfly population has declined by 90% in the last twenty years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is performing a scientific review to determine whether it should be placed on the endangered species list. Per the article: Over the…Continue

Tags: Monarch Butterfly, Butterflies, Wildlife, Animals, Jubinsky

Large European carnivores are increasing and co-existing with people finds a new study

Started by Steph S. Jan 4. 0 Replies

The brown bear, the Eurasian lynx, the grey wolf and…Continue

Giraffe Population Drops 40% in 15 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Jan 4. 1 Reply

According to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation the giraffe population in Africa has dropped from 140,000 to 80,0000 in just 15 years. The decline is due to habitat loss, excessive hunting and poaching. Per the article: ....Unfortunately for…Continue

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Leopard and Baby Impala become Friends in the Wild - Video

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Jan 4. 2 Replies

A leopard and a baby impala became friends in the wild and played with each other for an hour. The leopard then went into the bush leaving the baby impala unharmed. However, the baby impala followed and it is unknown what happened after that.…Continue

Tags: Impalas, Leopards, Animals, Jubinsky

North America's Sea Star Plague

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 30, 2014. 1 Reply

Slideshow: Sea Stars Dying in Mysterious PlagueSea stars ... are succumbing to an unknown, gruesome disease. Animals waste…Continue

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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Nov 21, 2014. 1 Reply

Civil war in the young country of South Sudan has pushed once abundant elephants and other wildlife to the brink.Warring factions in South Sudan have slaughtered, poached and eaten "alarming" numbers of endangered wildlife, devastating one of…Continue

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Forty percent of giraffes slaughtered in last 15 years

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 20, 2014. 0 Replies

Poachers Are Now Slaughtering Africa's GiraffesPopulations have plunged 40 percent as the animals are killed for their meat, often to feed…Continue

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Lone Wolf May be Roaming Grand Canyon

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Nov 4, 2014. 1 Reply

There have been several sightings of what appears to be a lone gray wolf in the northern Grand Canyon area of Arizona. Researchers think it might be a wolf - dog mix although it does not appear to be and is wearing an inactive radio collar. They…Continue

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Comment by Joan Denoo on June 29, 2014 at 9:22pm

Wonderful photos Ruth. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 29, 2014 at 6:18pm

Not really wildlife, but

Comment by Randall Smith on June 19, 2014 at 7:23am

No plans--yet. Knowing me, I'll probably just take off on a whim.

Comment by Steph S. on June 18, 2014 at 11:53am

I love that magazine - I get that one too Randall. Anyone going hiking this summer?

Comment by Randall Smith on June 13, 2014 at 8:14am

My most recent Sierra Club magazine has several articles (and photos) that has inspired me to do more than enjoy nature from my back yard and golf course. I need to go to state parks, hike rail trails, etc. to enhance my love of the great outdoors.

Comment by Steph S. on May 8, 2014 at 11:00am

Those are great Ruth - thanks.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 7, 2014 at 9:57pm

I thought only shrimp could do this with their eyes.

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 14, 2014 at 9:48pm

Cute Ruth.  I'm saving it.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 14, 2014 at 3:12pm

Comment by Steph S. on March 31, 2014 at 5:20pm

awww how cute Ruth - love it.

 

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