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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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U.S. loses nearly a third of its honey bees this season

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Grinning Cat yesterday. 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

Some urban bees use plastic or sealant in nests

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud Apr 14. 1 Reply

Urban bees using plastic to build hivesSome solitary urban bees use plastic or window sealant in nest construction."We found two solitary bee species using…Continue

Tags: sealant, plastic, be nests

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Comment by Joan Denoo on November 19, 2012 at 9:15pm
Comment by Steph S. on November 17, 2012 at 10:16am

DHK welcome to the group.

Comment by Steph S. on November 14, 2012 at 10:56pm
Thank you Tony for the lovely picture!
You're awesome!
Comment by Tony Carroll on November 14, 2012 at 10:04pm

Ice cavern. Thought it was a breath taking pic.

Comment by Steph S. on November 14, 2012 at 12:11pm
Thank you Tony for the Zebras!
Comment by Tony Carroll on November 14, 2012 at 8:56am

Nice.

Comment by Steph S. on November 13, 2012 at 12:01pm

Following that link Tony. Thanks for the Live Science article.

Comment by Steph S. on November 13, 2012 at 12:00pm

Thank you Tony and Patricia for the lovely and most interesting pictures.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 12, 2012 at 5:13am

This meat-eating species of sponge was recently discovered in deep ocean waters off California's Monterey Bay, and was dubbed the "harp sponge" because its structure resembles a harp or lyre turned on its side
Comment by Patricia on November 10, 2012 at 6:19pm

 

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