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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 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

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 26, 2014 at 5:24pm

Yes, we enjoyed both the elephant and orangutan reproduction shows.

To change topics,

Coal dust 'spread across Barrier Reef'

Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore...

... UNESCO threatens to list it as a World Heritage site in danger.

Professor Hughes, who is also the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, said the report also found coal dust had spread hundreds of kilometres from ports.

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Comment by Randall Smith on July 26, 2014 at 7:43am

Has anybody been watching the PBS nature shows on "Wildlife Sex"? The last two, on elephants and orangutans were wonderful--perhaps a bit explicit, but excellant. Further, the special on raising a baby orangutan with sign language was superb.

Comment by Randall Smith on July 22, 2014 at 6:52am

That's what you get for "praying"! Ha!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 20, 2014 at 12:18pm

 

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