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All things wildlife. Wildlife management, ecology, eco-tourism, research, conservation, rehabilitation, photography, etc. For anyone who enjoys wildlife.

Location: Austin, TX
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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

North America's Sea Star Plague

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 2. 0 Replies

Slideshow: Sea Stars Dying in Mysterious PlagueSea stars ... are succumbing to an unknown, gruesome disease. Animals waste…Continue

Tags: Sea Star Plague

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Comment by Joan Denoo on December 24, 2012 at 2:09am
Excellent photos Steph, Patricia, Cheryl and Tony.
Comment by Steph S. on December 24, 2012 at 12:20am

Thank you Patricia - wonderful picture.

Comment by Patricia on December 23, 2012 at 3:52pm

Comment by Steph S. on December 21, 2012 at 12:14pm
Thank you Cheryl and Tony for your animal pictures.
Comment by Tony Carroll on December 21, 2012 at 11:11am

Comment by Cheryl Easton on December 18, 2012 at 4:07pm

Hi and greetings from Scotland. Thought I'd post a picture of one of our most endangered native species:

Comment by Steph S. on December 18, 2012 at 4:03pm
Tony what a beautiful snail picture!
Thanks! Appreciate it!
Comment by Steph S. on December 18, 2012 at 4:02pm
Cheryl welcome to the group!
Comment by Tony Carroll on December 17, 2012 at 5:13pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 17, 2012 at 3:38pm

Tony, "One Fine Morning - Lighthouse" is a great toe tapper,  a get me out of bed tune. This is a keeper!

Just a few minutes ago I was whinging about lack of music for atheists to enjoy. Goodness, was I ever wrong. I just haven't had an ear for the multitude of performers. Thanks for waking up my music gene! 

 

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