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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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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

Almost a third fish eaten in US are illegal

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Jul 18. 4 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

U.S. loses nearly a third of its honey bees this season

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jul 11. 5 Replies

Nearly a third of managed honeybee colonies in America died out or disappeared over the winter, an annual survey found on Wednesday. The decline—which was far worse than the winter before—threatens the survival of some bee colonies.The heavy losses…Continue

Tags: food, pollination, agriculture, parasites, pesticides

Crocodiles and People

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte. Last reply by Casey Pittman Jul 4. 16 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

Beaver attack!

Started by Luara. Last reply by Luara Jul 3. 3 Replies

A beaver leapt out of the water to maul a kayaker.Maybe it was rabid, but while being rabid would be somewhat an excuse…Continue

Bats make social alliances that affect roosting behavior

Started by Steph S. Jun 18. 0 Replies

Depending on habitat availability, the endangered Indiana bat may be able to use its social connections to survive a certain amount of roost destruction, according to research by scientists at Virginia Tech and The Ohio State University.Alexander…Continue

Tiny muscles help bats fine-tune flight, stiffen wing skin

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Idaho Spud May 27. 1 Reply

Bats appear to use a network of hair-thin muscles in their wing skin to…Continue

Exercise wheels for wildlife

Started by Luara. Last reply by Steph S. May 27. 5 Replies

Some people put a mouse running wheel outdoors, set up a videocam and saw who came to play ...The wild mice loved it.  A frog, too ...What would come and…Continue

There’s a new kitten in town: Baby Ocelot brings hope to struggling population in Texas refuge

Started by Steph S. May 4. 0 Replies

The baby ocelot recently photographed by remote trail cameras on the…Continue

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Comment by Joan Denoo on February 17, 2013 at 9:45pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 17, 2013 at 9:30pm

This extraordinary scene took place in Sanaga-yong chimpanzee rescue center.
 The scene proves that animals have emotions for their own kind.
 A group of chimpanzee watches with sorrowfull eyes from behind the wire as one of their own is wheeled past to the infirmary.

Comment by Plinius on February 17, 2013 at 12:47am

What a smile to enjoy with morning coffee! Thanks Steph! 

Comment by Steph S. on February 16, 2013 at 9:17pm

Happy Llama

Comment by Steph S. on February 16, 2013 at 9:15pm

Wow - that coconut crab is very cool - very large too Joan.

Aww how sweet a fawn and bobcat - thanks again Joan.

Tony I love the meercat group hug. So cute.

Thanks everyone for making the day better.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 16, 2013 at 8:47pm

Meercat group hug!!!

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 16, 2013 at 7:04pm

Comment by A Former Member on February 16, 2013 at 11:02am

I know, that thing looks other-worldly. I'd be afraid it'd attach itself to my face and impregnate me with it's seed.

Comment by Plinius on February 16, 2013 at 1:36am

What a nightmare to meet when you throw the garbage out...

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 15, 2013 at 6:00pm

Coconut Crab: World’s Largest Arthropod

The coconut crab is the largest land-living arthropod in the world. It is also called robber crab, terrestrial hermit crab, and palm thief. The species inhabits the coastal forest regions of many Indo-Pacific islands.

 

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