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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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Giraffe Population Drops 40% in 15 Years

Started by John Jubinsky Dec 5. 0 Replies

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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North America's Sea Star Plague

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 30. 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. 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. 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

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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

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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.  

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 6, 2013 at 11:17pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 6, 2013 at 11:14pm

Dolphins cavorting in the waves.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 6, 2013 at 11:12pm

Squirrels! Where?

Comment by Steph S. on February 6, 2013 at 5:17am
That Amazon Milk Frog is very cool!
Comment by Steph S. on February 6, 2013 at 5:16am
Wow Tony! I got behind here! I love all the animal pictures you posted. I love animals! Thanks for taking the time to post these!
I hope you have a wonderful day!
Comment by Tony Carroll on February 6, 2013 at 4:23am

Topiary elephants. Love them.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 5, 2013 at 4:16am

Sea turtle. And friends.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 5, 2013 at 4:07am

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 5, 2013 at 4:02am

Western lowland gorilla. Female.

 

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