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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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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius on Friday. 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 on Thursday. 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

Tags: giraffe slaughter

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

Tags: Wildlife, Animals, Wolves, Jubinsky

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

Tags: Animals, Elephants, Jubinsky

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

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

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Comment by Tony Carroll on January 8, 2013 at 9:02pm

Rattler in the flowers. Cool pic.

Comment by Steph S. on January 3, 2013 at 9:57pm
Welcome Dominic to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 9:32am

I love black horses Tony - thanks so much for the beautiful black horse picture.

I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year 2013.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 9:22am

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 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!
 

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