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Some urban bees use plastic or sealant in nests

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Idaho Spud on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Urban bees using plastic to build hivesSome solitary urban bees use plastic or window sealant in nest construction."We found two solitary bee species using…Continue

Tags: sealant, plastic, be nests

Almost a third fish eaten in US are illegal

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Napoleon Bonaparte Apr 10. 2 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

Crocodiles and People

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 1. 15 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

fox cub rescue

Started by Luara Mar 28. 0 Replies

You might enjoy this video - rescue of a fox cub:Continue

Widespread dolphin die-offs signal marine habitat pathology

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 27. 1 Reply

“Marine mammals are very good sentinels for ocean and human health, and they really act like the proverbial canaries in a coal mine,” said Dr. Greg Bossart, a veterinary pathologist and senior vice president in charge of animal health at the Georgia…Continue

Tags: marine wildlife mass death

'Significant' Oil Spill Closes Houston Ship Channel, Fouls Wildlife

Started by Steph S. Mar 25. 0 Replies

 As many as 170,000 gallons of heavy oil have spilled into the Houston Ship Channel after a barge and a ship collided Saturday. A barge loaded with heavy oil was partially submerged Saturday, March 22, 2014, in the Houston Ship Channel in Texas…Continue

Hippo Saves Wildebeest from Crocodile

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 25. 2 Replies

Below is a video of a hippopotamus saving a wildebeest (gnu) from a crocodile and then doing what it can to help the wildebeest get ashore: …Continue

Tags: Hippopotamus', Wildebeests, Jubinsky, Crocodiles, Animals

brainy elephants

Started by Luara. Last reply by Steph S. Mar 25. 1 Reply

From a Sciam article Elephants are just as brilliant as they are big: They are adept tool users and cooperative…Continue

Whale shark about to eat diver, or so it appears

Started by Steph S. Feb 6. 0 Replies

Marine biologist Simon Pierce, who studies whale…Continue

The end of the show for India's elephants

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 26, 2013. 3 Replies

November 2013: The sight of elephants languishing in circuses and zoos in India are to be a thing of the past according to the country’s Central Zoo Authority (CZA). The CZA has issued a notice to zoo authorities stating that their elephants should…Continue

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Comment by Lillie on April 19, 2013 at 4:30pm

Oh to be in Paris England now that spring is here.  And see the little lambs.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 18, 2013 at 2:58pm
Ruth, I love the mom and baby photo.
Comment by Joan Denoo on April 18, 2013 at 2:56pm

I wonder if it would do any good to hang a mirror in a tree or shrub nearby?

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 18, 2013 at 1:16pm

The downside of animal intelligence.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 18, 2013 at 8:24am

Dominic, love the mom and baby giraffe! Such a sweet kiss! The elephant looks ready to take on the world. Thanks for the nice wake up photos. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 18, 2013 at 8:21am

Tony, what a way to wake up and get started, that dear little fuzzy elephant, the square fish (I didn't know they came that way), mom and baby hedgehog, and the orange butterflies perfectly matched to the flower. I think it is a cosmos. What do you think it is? I am definitely going to put in cosmos this year if it attracts butterflies, hopefully orange.

Thank you Tony! 

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 18, 2013 at 8:05am

                                Look at that face!

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 18, 2013 at 7:59am

 Ostraciidae is a family of squared, bony fish belonging to the order Tetraodontiformes, closely related to the pufferfishes and filefishes. Fish in the family are known variously as boxfishes, cofferfishes, cowfishes and trunkfishes. It contains about 24 extant species in seven extant genera

 

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 18, 2013 at 7:54am

                             Baby Hedgehog and mother.

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 18, 2013 at 7:50am

 

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