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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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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius 18 hours ago. 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 yesterday. 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. 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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Elephants Can Detect Rain 150 Miles Away

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Oct 24. 2 Replies

A seven year study performed by researchers from Texas A & M, the University of Virginia, the University of South Wales and the University of Utah has established that elephants can detect rain 150 miles away. The study, however, was unable to…Continue

Tags: Animals, Elephants, Jubinsky

Wildlife Population Declines by Half in Last 40 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Oct 2. 2 Replies

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature the wildlife population of the world has declined by half since 1970 while the human population has increased from 3.7 billion to nearly 7 billion. Per the article: ....It stressed that humans were…Continue

Tags: Nature, Wildlife, Ecology, Jubinsky

Current Extinction Rate 1,000 Times Higher than Pre-Human Times

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 3. 1 Reply

A new study says that the extinction rate of wildlife is currently 1,000 times higher than in the 60,000,000 year period before the arrival of humans. Per the article: Extinctions are about 1,000 times more frequent now than in the 60 million years…Continue

Tags: Animals, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Humans, Extinction

Wild German Boar Radioactive

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Sep 3. 2 Replies

More than one in three wild boar in Germany are too radioactive to eat700 miles away and 28 years after Chernobyl, radioactive…Continue

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Child slavery and marine piracy tied to wildlife declines

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 25. 0 Replies

Global wildlife decline driving slave labor, organized crimeBroadly re-visioning the reasons for wildlife protection is essential. Those of us who purchased…Continue

Tags: organized crime, slavery, wildlife declline, Somali piracy

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 1, 2014 at 6:01pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 25, 2014 at 5:44pm

Gibbon self-confidence. They seem to soar through the trees. He knows he can get away too fast for the tiger.

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 5, 2014 at 11:19am

Oh, I just saw you say it was a gibbon, so it's an ape, not a monkey.

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 5, 2014 at 10:46am

That monkey likes to live dangerously!

It's probably having fun teasing that tiger, and looks like it can easily escape, but do it too often, and one little slip will result in it being eaten.

Reminds me of some teenagers.

Comment by Randall Smith on August 5, 2014 at 6:23am

Wildlife!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 4, 2014 at 10:24pm

from cheezburger

Comment by Steph S. on August 4, 2014 at 9:17pm

Thanks Ruth - love those pics and links you posted here.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 4, 2014 at 8:38pm

Gibbon counting coup.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 29, 2014 at 7:15pm

Salmon Are Dying In The Salmon River Because The Water’s Too Warm

The fish are dying before they get the chance to spawn, due to drought and decreased snowpack-fueled low water levels.
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 26, 2014 at 6:41pm

 

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