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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Comment by Randall Smith on June 13, 2014 at 8:14am

My most recent Sierra Club magazine has several articles (and photos) that has inspired me to do more than enjoy nature from my back yard and golf course. I need to go to state parks, hike rail trails, etc. to enhance my love of the great outdoors.

Comment by Steph S. on May 8, 2014 at 11:00am

Those are great Ruth - thanks.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 7, 2014 at 9:57pm

I thought only shrimp could do this with their eyes.

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 14, 2014 at 9:48pm

Cute Ruth.  I'm saving it.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 14, 2014 at 3:12pm

Comment by Steph S. on March 31, 2014 at 5:20pm

awww how cute Ruth - love it.

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 31, 2014 at 5:19pm

Looks like that critter can't read : )  What is it anyway?  I don't see a flat wide tail that beavers have.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 31, 2014 at 2:54pm

Comment by Steph S. on March 30, 2014 at 6:41pm

Thank you Napoleon.

Comment by Steph S. on March 30, 2014 at 6:41pm

Spud welcome to the group.

 

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