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Half of Mozambique's Elephants Killed in Last Five Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky on Saturday. 3 Replies

The Wildlife Conservation Society has reported that nearly half of Mozambique's elephants have been killed by poachers for their ivory in the last five years. Per the article: Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique’s elephants for their…Continue

Tags: Poaching, Animals, Wildlife, Elephants, Jubinsky

Bird Demise

Started by Randall Smith. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan May 1. 4 Replies

From Sierra Club magazine came some frightening statistics regarding American bird deaths. A reader wanted to know "How many birds die from flying near wind turbines?" The answer was an estimated 600,000.Think that's a lot? Think again. Power lines…Continue

Cameras reveal the secret lives of Chernobyl's wildlife

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Plinius Apr 29. 6 Replies

Automatic cameras in the Ukrainian side of the Chernobyl…Continue

146 Dolphins Die in Japan Beach Stranding

Started by John Jubinsky Apr 11. 0 Replies

146 melon-headed whales (a type of dolphin) died on Friday (4-10-15) after having become stranded on a Japan beach. Out of a total of 149 that had been stranded only 3 were saved. Per the article: As darkness fell, local officials in Hokota, about…Continue

Tags: Porpoises, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Dolphins, Animals

Sea Lion pups starving

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 17. 0 Replies

Starving sea lion pups on California beachesSince January large numbers of starving sea lion pups have been found on California…Continue

Tags: starving sea lions

Herbivores eat eggs and chicks

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 6. 1 Reply

Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?Herbivores such as deer, sheep and squirrels have been observed eating…Continue

Tags: eating nestlings, herbivores

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

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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 Steph S. on November 8, 2012 at 5:14pm

Jimmy welcome to the group!

So glad you could join us.

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 5, 2012 at 9:26pm

Tony, the use of sunlight on these great beasts reveal beauty at its best. The Charming little Red Pandas and your narrative is new to me. I didn't know there were such animals! Thanks. 

Comment by Steph S. on November 5, 2012 at 9:06pm
I'm really enjoying the photography of light and dark imagery in that picture! Thank you Tony!
Comment by Steph S. on November 5, 2012 at 5:30am
Good morning Tony! You are up early like me. I love that National Geographic lion picture. I also really enjoy that red pandas picture.
I hope you have a good day at work today. Appreciate you stopping by here.
Comment by Tony Carroll on November 5, 2012 at 5:19am

From National Geographic. An article on how to photograph light and dark. This was one example that I found extremely moving.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 4, 2012 at 1:49am

Red Pandas. Ran into an article about new cubs at the D.C. Zoo. Learned something new. Not related to the giant panda, though live in same territory, only at higher elevations. Like bamboo mostly, but also omnivorous as needed, so greater ability to gather food.

Comment by Steph S. on October 22, 2012 at 11:40pm
I really love Halloween so I really appreciate those!
Thanks very much!
 

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