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All things wildlife. Wildlife management, ecology, eco-tourism, research, conservation, rehabilitation, photography, etc. For anyone who enjoys wildlife.

Location: Austin, TX
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U.S. loses nearly a third of its honey bees this season

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Grinning Cat 1 hour ago. 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

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

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Comment by Tony Carroll on March 29, 2013 at 10:38am

Two aunts helping a newborn to stand. Elephants really do care about  each other. Amazing animals.

Comment by Steph S. on March 27, 2013 at 8:23pm

Ruth that is so funny - thanks.

Tony I love the African wildlife you posted.

Comment by Steph S. on March 27, 2013 at 8:23pm

Kevin welcome to the group!

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 21, 2013 at 8:36am

Step right up. No shoving. Plenty of room for all. I'll be here all day. Hope you remembered to bring your towels.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 18, 2013 at 5:49pm

Comment by Steph S. on March 18, 2013 at 12:55pm

Thank you Chris for the NASA link - that was great.

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 18, 2013 at 12:32pm

Ruth, your photo of Mom and Kitten tells a wonderful story of bonding. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 18, 2013 at 12:31pm
Chris Breman, that is an amazing creature. Glad they are too small to see running under our feet or in our beds. UUGGHH!! Do you suppose, after all life as we know it is extinct, these little fellows will start a whole new line?
Comment by Steph S. on March 17, 2013 at 9:29pm

That is such a cool picture Ruth! I love it. Thanks.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 17, 2013 at 4:09pm

 

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