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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

Tags: Wildlife, Animals, Giraffes, Jubinsky

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

Tags: Wildlife, Animals, Wolves, Jubinsky

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Comment by Tony Carroll on February 18, 2013 at 5:53am

Just too damn cute!!!

Comment by Plinius on February 18, 2013 at 2:57am

Thanks for the chimpanzee picture, Tony!

Comment by Steph S. on February 17, 2013 at 10:09pm

Tony thanks for the chimpanzee rescue story and the photo.

Joan thanks for the dog and kitty and the fractals made by the spider (very cool spiderweb).

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 17, 2013 at 9:46pm

Fractals for the fun of it. 

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!!!

 

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