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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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Current Extinction Rate 1,000 Times Higher than Pre-Human Times

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 3. 1 Reply

A new study says that the extinction rate of wildlife is currently 1,000 times higher than in the 60,000,000 year period before the arrival of humans. Per the article: Extinctions are about 1,000 times more frequent now than in the 60 million years…Continue

Tags: Animals, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Humans, Extinction

Wild German Boar Radioactive

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Sep 3. 2 Replies

More than one in three wild boar in Germany are too radioactive to eat700 miles away and 28 years after Chernobyl, radioactive…Continue

Tags: radioactive wildlife

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

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Comment by Joan Denoo on January 13, 2013 at 12:14am

Bizarre Dangerous Sea Creature

Tony, I am glad you included the name. This is an incredible creature and so adaptive. Thanks. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 13, 2013 at 12:09am

Thanks to Cheryl Smith & Birdcam Italia 

Dinner time / cleaning time

Comment by Steph S. on January 13, 2013 at 12:01am

A cool picture of goats.

Comment by Steph S. on January 13, 2013 at 12:00am

I agree Joan Tony finds the coolest stuff. He knows where to look.

I am so glad he comes to the site and shares his wonderful finds with us.

We sure do appreciate it Tony.

Thank you.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 12, 2013 at 11:58pm

Tony! my goodness, where do you find such treasures? This Earth is just covered with interesting creatures that could keep one busy for a lifetime. I am so happy you share these with us. 

Comment by Patricia on January 12, 2013 at 11:19pm

Didn't expect colors like that....quite amazing.

Comment by Steph S. on January 12, 2013 at 10:25pm
Wow Tony! Those are stunning sea slugs! Thanks so very much.
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 12, 2013 at 8:18pm

Glaucus atlanticus (common names sea swallow, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug) is a species of small-sized blue sea slug.

Really, really beautiful animal. Stunning.

Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:36am
I'm glad the glass held when the polar bear tried to get in the cage - the polar bear was trying everything to get to the cameraman inside.
Thanks Patricia!
Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:32am
Patricia thanks so very much for the polar bear footage!
I love polar bears! Thanks very very much!
 

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