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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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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

Almost a third fish eaten in US are illegal

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Napoleon Bonaparte Apr 10. 2 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

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Comment by A Former Member on March 31, 2013 at 1:49pm

An Elephant Blog. Seems to be abandoned, but some beautiful photographs still available for viewing. 

Male African elephants fighting in Botswana. Picture: J&B Photographers / Barcroft Media

Comment by A Former Member on March 31, 2013 at 1:45pm

Okay, that would have been so much better had it not been accompanied by "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." I friggin' hate that song. But the imagery was beautiful. 

Comment by sk8eycat on March 31, 2013 at 1:36pm

The Video That Won Grand Prize at International Wildlife Film Festival

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 31, 2013 at 6:00am

Comment by Steph S. on March 30, 2013 at 10:45am

Tony I love black horses - thank you!

Dallas thank you for the snake pictures and the article about the man smuggling species of animals.

Comment by A Former Member on March 29, 2013 at 11:26pm

Made by North Star Cakes in Kent, UK.

Comment by A Former Member on March 29, 2013 at 10:54pm

Man accused of smuggling more than 10 percent of an entire species

A man was arrested at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok after authorities say they discovered he was attempting to claim a piece of luggage full of extremely rare tortoises. [continue]

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 29, 2013 at 7:19pm

A true black beauty.

Comment by Steph S. on March 29, 2013 at 11:04am

Awww Tony! That is such as wonderful picture.

Comment by Plinius on March 29, 2013 at 10:55am

There was a book jumping at me when I entered the bookshop: Frans de Waal's The bonobo and the atheist. In search of humanism among the primates. Started to read the minute I came home - might well be a must-read.

 

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