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

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Grinning Cat on Friday. 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 Steph S. on September 9, 2012 at 11:33pm

Mercat - Have a wonderful night everyone!

See you all tomorrow.

Comment by Steph S. on September 9, 2012 at 11:32pm

Yes, Patricia that's very sad.

I love the monkey picture too!

Thanks for the lovely photos and visiting here.

Comment by Patricia on September 9, 2012 at 9:58pm

Finger-sized monkey

Comment by Patricia on September 8, 2012 at 1:39pm

Just a little thought for a bear who 'had' to be shot in our park downtown on Wednesday. I don't know why they couldn't just trap it & move it, but too late now......sad.

Comment by Steph S. on September 7, 2012 at 11:13pm
Thank you Patricia for the lovely bear picture!
It's always so wonderful to come here and read through the posts and look at the great pictures!
Comment by Patricia on September 7, 2012 at 11:05pm

Comment by Steph S. on September 6, 2012 at 10:04am

Hey there Tony! Thanks so much for the rare albino kangaroo and the whale picture - always enjoy what you post.

Comment by Tony Carroll on September 6, 2012 at 6:48am

Rare albino kangaroo. Cool.

Comment by Tony Carroll on September 6, 2012 at 1:57am

Comment by Steph S. on September 5, 2012 at 8:42pm

Hammerhead sharks! Beautiful Tony!

Thank you!

 

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