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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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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

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

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Comment by sk8eycat on August 29, 2012 at 8:12pm

I forgot to add this link for the LIVE elephant cam at san Diego:

http://www.sdzsafaripark.org/video/elephant_cam.html

Comment by sk8eycat on August 29, 2012 at 8:09pm

Not exactly wild, but a new African elephant was born Tuesday AM at the San Diego zoo & wild Animal Park.

Video: http://laist.com/2012/08/29/video_wobbly-legged_elephant.php

IMO The tape shows that elephants are as social and caring as humans...maybe more so.

Now, we have to get elephants and big cats out of the damned circuses!  If a circus that uses animals ever plays near you...PICKET IT!

Comment by Patricia on August 29, 2012 at 1:43pm

WILDlife?????

Comment by Steph S. on August 29, 2012 at 5:33am
Thank you Patricia! Love the animal picture!
Anyway I'll post those chicken and chicken coop pictures later on this week.
Have a great day!
Comment by Patricia on August 29, 2012 at 12:43am

Comment by Steph S. on August 28, 2012 at 9:37am
Joan I read you describing the chicken from your farm in Hang With Friends- do you have any pictures? I have some I chicken pictures I could share with the group. I just have to download them from my phone.
Comment by Steph S. on August 28, 2012 at 9:35am
Diane welcome to the group! Glad to have you!
Comment by Patricia on August 26, 2012 at 6:28pm

Thanks Steph!

Comment by Steph S. on August 26, 2012 at 6:18pm
Thank you Patricia for the great picture! Love it!
Always enjoy your posts!
Comment by Patricia on August 26, 2012 at 5:10pm

Hello kitty!!!!!

 

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