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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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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius yesterday. 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 on Thursday. 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

Tags: giraffe slaughter

Lone Wolf May be Roaming Grand Canyon

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

Elephants Can Detect Rain 150 Miles Away

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Oct 24. 2 Replies

A seven year study performed by researchers from Texas A & M, the University of Virginia, the University of South Wales and the University of Utah has established that elephants can detect rain 150 miles away. The study, however, was unable to…Continue

Tags: Animals, Elephants, Jubinsky

Wildlife Population Declines by Half in Last 40 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Oct 2. 2 Replies

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature the wildlife population of the world has declined by half since 1970 while the human population has increased from 3.7 billion to nearly 7 billion. Per the article: ....It stressed that humans were…Continue

Tags: Nature, Wildlife, Ecology, Jubinsky

Current Extinction Rate 1,000 Times Higher than Pre-Human Times

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 3. 1 Reply

A new study says that the extinction rate of wildlife is currently 1,000 times higher than in the 60,000,000 year period before the arrival of humans. Per the article: Extinctions are about 1,000 times more frequent now than in the 60 million years…Continue

Tags: Animals, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Humans, Extinction

Wild German Boar Radioactive

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Sep 3. 2 Replies

More than one in three wild boar in Germany are too radioactive to eat700 miles away and 28 years after Chernobyl, radioactive…Continue

Tags: radioactive wildlife

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

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Comment by A Former Member on May 20, 2013 at 6:50pm

Comment by Steph S. on May 20, 2013 at 5:13pm

Sea Otter - full grown

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.

 

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