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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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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 May 20, 2013 at 5:12pm

Oh wow! Thanks so very much Tony. Such as wonderful photo.

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 20, 2013 at 4:47pm

                                   Sea otter pups

Comment by Plinius on May 19, 2013 at 1:28am

Wonderful, Tony! There's nothing like someone having innocent fun!

Comment by Steph S. on May 18, 2013 at 8:21pm

Oh wow! Thank you Tony, Joan and Dominic.

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 18, 2013 at 5:45pm

             Baby elephant playing on the beach.

Comment by Joan Denoo on May 18, 2013 at 1:44am

Tony, the octopus simply amazes me! I have never seen a photo such as the camels in the Sahara; beautiful!

Ruth, your owl and bird with a headache delight! Great choices. 

Dallas, I like the colors, shapes, diversity of these critters. 

Dominic, in the pink blossom, is that an insect or part of the flower? A beautiful image. Wish I had a few thousand of that ladybug, I have a huge infestation of aphids on the helleborus this year. 

Suryia & Roscoe

Comment by Dominic Florio on May 17, 2013 at 10:03pm

Comment by Steph S. on May 17, 2013 at 9:31pm

Thank you Tony and Dallas. I enjoy the pictures you post.

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 14, 2013 at 5:50am

              Camels at Guelta Oasis in the Sahara

Comment by Steph S. on May 12, 2013 at 9:27pm

Thank you Ruth ( I love those LOLs too), Dallas and Tony.

Beautiful pictures.

 

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