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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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Some urban bees use plastic or sealant in nests

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Urban bees using plastic to build hivesSome solitary urban bees use plastic or window sealant in nest construction."We found two solitary bee species using…Continue

Tags: sealant, plastic, be nests

Almost a third fish eaten in US are illegal

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Napoleon Bonaparte Apr 10. 2 Replies

One in Three Fish Imported Into U.S. May Be IllegalThose of us who care about wildlife want wild fish…Continue

Tags: overfishing, illegal fishing

Crocodiles and People

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 1. 15 Replies

 ''As saltwater crocodiles stalk Australia's waterways, Al Jazeera investigates if they should be culled to curb attacks on humans.Heralded as the 'animal most likely to eat a human', saltwater crocodiles are a common feature in Australia's tropical…Continue

Tags: Atheism, rationalism, crocodile, nature, Australia

fox cub rescue

Started by Luara Mar 28. 0 Replies

You might enjoy this video - rescue of a fox cub:Continue

Widespread dolphin die-offs signal marine habitat pathology

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 27. 1 Reply

“Marine mammals are very good sentinels for ocean and human health, and they really act like the proverbial canaries in a coal mine,” said Dr. Greg Bossart, a veterinary pathologist and senior vice president in charge of animal health at the Georgia…Continue

Tags: marine wildlife mass death

'Significant' Oil Spill Closes Houston Ship Channel, Fouls Wildlife

Started by Steph S. Mar 25. 0 Replies

 As many as 170,000 gallons of heavy oil have spilled into the Houston Ship Channel after a barge and a ship collided Saturday. A barge loaded with heavy oil was partially submerged Saturday, March 22, 2014, in the Houston Ship Channel in Texas…Continue

Hippo Saves Wildebeest from Crocodile

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 25. 2 Replies

Below is a video of a hippopotamus saving a wildebeest (gnu) from a crocodile and then doing what it can to help the wildebeest get ashore: …Continue

Tags: Hippopotamus', Wildebeests, Jubinsky, Crocodiles, Animals

brainy elephants

Started by Luara. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 25. 1 Reply

From a Sciam article Elephants are just as brilliant as they are big: They are adept tool users and cooperative…Continue

Whale shark about to eat diver, or so it appears

Started by Steph S. Feb 6. 0 Replies

Marine biologist Simon Pierce, who studies whale…Continue

The end of the show for India's elephants

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 26, 2013. 3 Replies

November 2013: The sight of elephants languishing in circuses and zoos in India are to be a thing of the past according to the country’s Central Zoo Authority (CZA). The CZA has issued a notice to zoo authorities stating that their elephants should…Continue

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Comment by Joan Denoo on February 13, 2013 at 11:35pm
Steph, the photo of the lizard is so crisp, when I enlarged it, every detail stayed crisp
Comment by Steph S. on February 13, 2013 at 9:55pm

Dallas - what a wonderful video - thanks so much - all of you are so wonderful to posts here. Always a joy to see the pictures, videos and posts.

Comment by Steph S. on February 13, 2013 at 9:54pm

Joan, Tony, Dallas, Chris, Patricia - I just love the posts you made here.

So beautiful.

Anole Lizard

Comment by A Former Member on February 12, 2013 at 4:07pm

Strange sounding book. It is either brilliant or awful. 

Comment by Plinius on February 12, 2013 at 7:02am

reminds me of this oldie: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_(novel)

brrrrr..!

Comment by A Former Member on February 11, 2013 at 9:29pm

OMFG! I would not even be able to walk outside. I can handle a spider in the corner of the room, but I CANNOT handle things dangling over my head. *shudder*  I would not even be able to leave the house if this were in front of it. 

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Freaky phenomenon shows hundreds of spiders hanging in midair in Brazil

If you have arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, you might not want to watch this video, and if you watch this video, you just may end up becoming an arachnophobe. In Santo Antonio da Platina, Brazil, Erick Reis was shooting an engagement party for friends, and when he went outside, he saw an incredible sight. Hundreds, perhaps thousands of spiders hanging from utility lines in what apparently is one giant web, making it look at times as if it was raining spiders. The video is a tad long, but you only need a minute or so to get the idea:

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 11, 2013 at 4:29pm

Blue Anole. Worlds only completely blue lizard.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 11, 2013 at 4:26pm

Baby elephant frockling in the surf. Sure looks like he's having fun, huh?

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 7, 2013 at 11:57am

Cotton-top tamarins. New world primate. One of the smallest primates in the world.

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 7, 2013 at 1:15am

Patricia, these albino dolphins look so pretty. Nice shots.

Tony, again, your diversity of beautiful creates amazes me.  

 

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