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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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Half of Mozambique's Elephants Killed in Last Five Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky on Saturday. 3 Replies

The Wildlife Conservation Society has reported that nearly half of Mozambique's elephants have been killed by poachers for their ivory in the last five years. Per the article: Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique’s elephants for their…Continue

Tags: Poaching, Animals, Wildlife, Elephants, Jubinsky

Bird Demise

Started by Randall Smith. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan May 1. 4 Replies

From Sierra Club magazine came some frightening statistics regarding American bird deaths. A reader wanted to know "How many birds die from flying near wind turbines?" The answer was an estimated 600,000.Think that's a lot? Think again. Power lines…Continue

Cameras reveal the secret lives of Chernobyl's wildlife

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Plinius Apr 29. 6 Replies

Automatic cameras in the Ukrainian side of the Chernobyl…Continue

146 Dolphins Die in Japan Beach Stranding

Started by John Jubinsky Apr 11. 0 Replies

146 melon-headed whales (a type of dolphin) died on Friday (4-10-15) after having become stranded on a Japan beach. Out of a total of 149 that had been stranded only 3 were saved. Per the article: As darkness fell, local officials in Hokota, about…Continue

Tags: Porpoises, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Dolphins, Animals

Sea Lion pups starving

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 17. 0 Replies

Starving sea lion pups on California beachesSince January large numbers of starving sea lion pups have been found on California…Continue

Tags: starving sea lions

Herbivores eat eggs and chicks

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 6. 1 Reply

Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?Herbivores such as deer, sheep and squirrels have been observed eating…Continue

Tags: eating nestlings, herbivores

Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by 90% in Last 20 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Jan 5. 2 Replies

The monarch butterfly population has declined by 90% in the last twenty years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is performing a scientific review to determine whether it should be placed on the endangered species list. Per the article: Over the…Continue

Tags: Monarch Butterfly, Butterflies, Wildlife, Animals, Jubinsky

Large European carnivores are increasing and co-existing with people finds a new study

Started by Steph S. Jan 4. 0 Replies

The brown bear, the Eurasian lynx, the grey wolf and…Continue

Giraffe Population Drops 40% in 15 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Jan 4. 1 Reply

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

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Comment by Joan Denoo on January 12, 2013 at 11:58pm

Tony! my goodness, where do you find such treasures? This Earth is just covered with interesting creatures that could keep one busy for a lifetime. I am so happy you share these with us. 

Comment by Steph S. on January 12, 2013 at 10:25pm
Wow Tony! Those are stunning sea slugs! Thanks so very much.
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 12, 2013 at 8:18pm

Glaucus atlanticus (common names sea swallow, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug) is a species of small-sized blue sea slug.

Really, really beautiful animal. Stunning.

Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:36am
I'm glad the glass held when the polar bear tried to get in the cage - the polar bear was trying everything to get to the cameraman inside.
Thanks Patricia!
Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:32am
Patricia thanks so very much for the polar bear footage!
I love polar bears! Thanks very very much!
Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:31am
Wow - so awesome! Love the rattler in the flowers. I sure do enjoy looking at the pictures you find! Thanks a million Tony!
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 8, 2013 at 9:02pm

Rattler in the flowers. Cool pic.

Comment by Steph S. on January 3, 2013 at 9:57pm
Welcome Dominic to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 9:32am

I love black horses Tony - thanks so much for the beautiful black horse picture.

I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year 2013.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 9:22am

 

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