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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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War in South Sudan exterminating wildlife

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Plinius on Friday. 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

Tags: wildlife, South Sudan

Forty percent of giraffes slaughtered in last 15 years

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Thursday. 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

Tags: giraffe slaughter

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

Wildlife Population Declines by Half in Last 40 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Oct 2. 2 Replies

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature the wildlife population of the world has declined by half since 1970 while the human population has increased from 3.7 billion to nearly 7 billion. Per the article: ....It stressed that humans were…Continue

Tags: Nature, Wildlife, Ecology, Jubinsky

Current Extinction Rate 1,000 Times Higher than Pre-Human Times

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Joan Denoo Sep 3. 1 Reply

A new study says that the extinction rate of wildlife is currently 1,000 times higher than in the 60,000,000 year period before the arrival of humans. Per the article: Extinctions are about 1,000 times more frequent now than in the 60 million years…Continue

Tags: Animals, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Humans, Extinction

Wild German Boar Radioactive

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Sep 3. 2 Replies

More than one in three wild boar in Germany are too radioactive to eat700 miles away and 28 years after Chernobyl, radioactive…Continue

Tags: radioactive wildlife

Child slavery and marine piracy tied to wildlife declines

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 25. 0 Replies

Global wildlife decline driving slave labor, organized crimeBroadly re-visioning the reasons for wildlife protection is essential. Those of us who purchased…Continue

Tags: organized crime, slavery, wildlife declline, Somali piracy

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Comment by Steph S. on August 25, 2012 at 9:47am
Have a great weekend everyone!
Comment by Steph S. on August 23, 2012 at 8:45am

I have a birds group too - if anyone here would like to join it.

 

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/birding-birders-and-all-things-birds

Comment by Steph S. on August 22, 2012 at 5:59pm

Thank you Tony for the update - I will talk to you later!

Be well my friend!

Comment by Steph S. on August 22, 2012 at 5:59pm

That's a cute animated GIF Patricia! Thanks for the post!

Comment by Tony Carroll on August 18, 2012 at 6:35am

Hey Steph. Works good, I'm off this weekend. Going to garage sales with my daughter-in-law today, will be good. I just go with her so we can visit mostly, as I don't usually get anything :) .

Well, it froze/crashed thursday, spent yesterday mostly sitting on my hands while they tried to get it back up. you were able to sign on, and place orders, but they just kinda went into a black hole somewhere Couldn't find them once you put them in, then the program started running real, real slow, them kicked people out and finally stopped responding. Ah, modern science LOL! Well, gotta go. Getting ready to go out. Will talk with you later. Have a wonderful, beautiful weekend.

Comment by Steph S. on August 17, 2012 at 11:01pm
Patricia thanks so much for the lovely slide show! Thanks for posting the link here to share with all of us!
I hope you have a great weekend!
Comment by Steph S. on August 17, 2012 at 11:00pm
Tony what a wonderful fish picture! Thanks for posting that!
How's work going? How's the new software working out at the hospital?
Take care my friend!
Comment by Tony Carroll on August 14, 2012 at 10:04pm

Comment by Steph S. on August 11, 2012 at 7:45pm

Thanks for the wolves picture Patricia!

Welcome to the group!

I hope your weekend is going well.

Comment by Steph S. on August 10, 2012 at 11:32pm
Thank you Tony! It's a wildlife wallpaper. I thought it looked cool.
Well I guess just a few more months of long hours and then back to normal. The end is in sight!
I'll be thinking about you!
 

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