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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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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

Almost a third fish eaten in US are illegal

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Jul 18. 4 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

U.S. loses nearly a third of its honey bees this season

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jul 11. 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

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Comment by Tony Carroll on August 10, 2012 at 11:10pm

We go live Sep 1st, I expect it to be really crazy for 2-3 weeks after that, but I'm hoping everything will be back to normal by end Sept., first Oct.

Like your picture very much. Wonder if that was what Moses saw as the animals were coming to the ark? LOL (hehehe). :)

Comment by Steph S. on August 10, 2012 at 10:52pm

Comment by Steph S. on August 10, 2012 at 10:51pm

Well that is good news Tony. Are you still working 60 hours a week? Are things getting better at the hospital?

Comment by Tony Carroll on August 10, 2012 at 10:48pm

Good so far, Steph. Working this weekend ( Fri-Sat-Sun ).  Then doing the computer thing Monday, but will have Tuesday off. Yay!

Comment by Steph S. on August 10, 2012 at 10:06pm

I love the Lion picture Tony. How is your start of the weekend going?

Comment by Tony Carroll on August 10, 2012 at 9:48pm

Comment by Steph S. on August 9, 2012 at 9:34pm
Welcome to the group Lillie - so wonderful you could join us!
Comment by Tony Carroll on August 9, 2012 at 7:33pm

Green-winged teal. Nice.

Comment by Steph S. on August 9, 2012 at 7:26pm
Hi Tony! It's one of my favorite ducks. It's a Green-winged Teal.
Comment by Tony Carroll on August 9, 2012 at 7:08pm

Beautiful. What kind of duck is that?

 

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