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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

Leopard and Baby Impala become Friends in the Wild - Video

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Jan 4. 2 Replies

A leopard and a baby impala became friends in the wild and played with each other for an hour. The leopard then went into the bush leaving the baby impala unharmed. However, the baby impala followed and it is unknown what happened after that.…Continue

Tags: Impalas, Leopards, Animals, Jubinsky

North America's Sea Star Plague

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 30, 2014. 1 Reply

Slideshow: Sea Stars Dying in Mysterious PlagueSea stars ... are succumbing to an unknown, gruesome disease. Animals waste…Continue

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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Nov 21, 2014. 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 Nov 20, 2014. 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

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Lone Wolf May be Roaming Grand Canyon

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Nov 4, 2014. 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

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Comment by Steph S. on June 28, 2012 at 8:33pm

Here's a picture of a new reef fish found - read about the discovery in my discussion.

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 20, 2012 at 6:41pm

Steph, I wanted to reword my comment and got distracted and forgot to come back to it. Dallas' comment aroused my curiosity and I looked up the word "amelanosis" and that took me on a nice long road of discovery. I don't have time now to redo it, but thanks for asking. I shall be back with what I want to say. 

In the meantime, thanks Dallas for this information. 

Comment by Steph S. on June 20, 2012 at 4:45pm

Joan where did your comment go? I got the email notification but I don't see it here.

Comment by Steph S. on June 20, 2012 at 11:33am

How's everyone today?

Anyone have any wildlife stories to share?

Comment by Steph S. on June 14, 2012 at 1:28pm
Tina welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on May 23, 2012 at 10:03am
Thanks for the really interesting zebra pictures Dallas.
Comment by Steph S. on May 15, 2012 at 12:14am
Thank you so much Dallas for posting the video.
Comment by Steph S. on May 13, 2012 at 1:23am

The Fish .. welcome to the group?

Comment by Steph S. on April 22, 2012 at 12:14am

Welcome Dallas to the group!

Welcome new members!

Comment by Steph S. on April 14, 2012 at 2:00am
Jonathan welcome to the group!
 

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