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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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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

Crocodiles and People

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 1. 15 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

fox cub rescue

Started by Luara Mar 28. 0 Replies

You might enjoy this video - rescue of a fox cub:Continue

Widespread dolphin die-offs signal marine habitat pathology

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 27. 1 Reply

“Marine mammals are very good sentinels for ocean and human health, and they really act like the proverbial canaries in a coal mine,” said Dr. Greg Bossart, a veterinary pathologist and senior vice president in charge of animal health at the Georgia…Continue

Tags: marine wildlife mass death

'Significant' Oil Spill Closes Houston Ship Channel, Fouls Wildlife

Started by Steph S. Mar 25. 0 Replies

 As many as 170,000 gallons of heavy oil have spilled into the Houston Ship Channel after a barge and a ship collided Saturday. A barge loaded with heavy oil was partially submerged Saturday, March 22, 2014, in the Houston Ship Channel in Texas…Continue

Hippo Saves Wildebeest from Crocodile

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 25. 2 Replies

Below is a video of a hippopotamus saving a wildebeest (gnu) from a crocodile and then doing what it can to help the wildebeest get ashore: …Continue

Tags: Hippopotamus', Wildebeests, Jubinsky, Crocodiles, Animals

brainy elephants

Started by Luara. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 25. 1 Reply

From a Sciam article Elephants are just as brilliant as they are big: They are adept tool users and cooperative…Continue

Whale shark about to eat diver, or so it appears

Started by Steph S. Feb 6. 0 Replies

Marine biologist Simon Pierce, who studies whale…Continue

The end of the show for India's elephants

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 26, 2013. 3 Replies

November 2013: The sight of elephants languishing in circuses and zoos in India are to be a thing of the past according to the country’s Central Zoo Authority (CZA). The CZA has issued a notice to zoo authorities stating that their elephants should…Continue

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Comment by Tony Carroll on February 17, 2013 at 9:30pm

This extraordinary scene took place in Sanaga-yong chimpanzee rescue center.
 The scene proves that animals have emotions for their own kind.
 A group of chimpanzee watches with sorrowfull eyes from behind the wire as one of their own is wheeled past to the infirmary.

Comment by Plinius on February 17, 2013 at 12:47am

What a smile to enjoy with morning coffee! Thanks Steph! 

Comment by Steph S. on February 16, 2013 at 9:17pm

Happy Llama

Comment by Steph S. on February 16, 2013 at 9:15pm

Wow - that coconut crab is very cool - very large too Joan.

Aww how sweet a fawn and bobcat - thanks again Joan.

Tony I love the meercat group hug. So cute.

Thanks everyone for making the day better.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 16, 2013 at 8:47pm

Meercat group hug!!!

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 16, 2013 at 7:04pm

Comment by A Former Member on February 16, 2013 at 11:02am

I know, that thing looks other-worldly. I'd be afraid it'd attach itself to my face and impregnate me with it's seed.

Comment by Plinius on February 16, 2013 at 1:36am

What a nightmare to meet when you throw the garbage out...

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 15, 2013 at 6:00pm

Coconut Crab: World’s Largest Arthropod

The coconut crab is the largest land-living arthropod in the world. It is also called robber crab, terrestrial hermit crab, and palm thief. The species inhabits the coastal forest regions of many Indo-Pacific islands.

Comment by Steph S. on February 15, 2013 at 12:02pm

Glad you enjoyed it Joan.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful Friday.

 

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