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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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Leopard and Baby Impala become Friends in the Wild - Video

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Wednesday. 1 Reply

A leopard and a baby impala became friends in the wild and played with each other for an hour. The leopard then went into the bush leaving the baby impala unharmed. However, the baby impala followed and it is unknown what happened after that.…Continue

Tags: Impalas, Leopards, Animals, Jubinsky

Giraffe Population Drops 40% in 15 Years

Started by John Jubinsky Dec 5. 0 Replies

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

North America's Sea Star Plague

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 30. 1 Reply

Slideshow: Sea Stars Dying in Mysterious PlagueSea stars ... are succumbing to an unknown, gruesome disease. Animals waste…Continue

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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius Nov 21. 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 Nov 20. 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

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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

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

Glad you enjoyed it Joan.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful Friday.

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 13, 2013 at 11:35pm
Steph, the photo of the lizard is so crisp, when I enlarged it, every detail stayed crisp
Comment by Steph S. on February 13, 2013 at 9:55pm

Dallas - what a wonderful video - thanks so much - all of you are so wonderful to posts here. Always a joy to see the pictures, videos and posts.

Comment by Steph S. on February 13, 2013 at 9:54pm

Joan, Tony, Dallas, Chris, Patricia - I just love the posts you made here.

So beautiful.

Anole Lizard

Comment by A Former Member on February 12, 2013 at 4:07pm

Strange sounding book. It is either brilliant or awful. 

Comment by Plinius on February 12, 2013 at 7:02am

reminds me of this oldie: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_(novel)

brrrrr..!

Comment by A Former Member on February 11, 2013 at 9:29pm

OMFG! I would not even be able to walk outside. I can handle a spider in the corner of the room, but I CANNOT handle things dangling over my head. *shudder*  I would not even be able to leave the house if this were in front of it. 

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Freaky phenomenon shows hundreds of spiders hanging in midair in Brazil

If you have arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, you might not want to watch this video, and if you watch this video, you just may end up becoming an arachnophobe. In Santo Antonio da Platina, Brazil, Erick Reis was shooting an engagement party for friends, and when he went outside, he saw an incredible sight. Hundreds, perhaps thousands of spiders hanging from utility lines in what apparently is one giant web, making it look at times as if it was raining spiders. The video is a tad long, but you only need a minute or so to get the idea:

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 11, 2013 at 4:29pm

Blue Anole. Worlds only completely blue lizard.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 11, 2013 at 4:26pm

Baby elephant frockling in the surf. Sure looks like he's having fun, huh?

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 7, 2013 at 11:57am

Cotton-top tamarins. New world primate. One of the smallest primates in the world.

 

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