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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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Bee Demise

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 11. 11 Replies

If you like to eat, the plummeting bee population matters.Bees are having a really hard time right now. For about a decade, they've been dying off at an unprecedented rate—up to 30 percent per year,...... in the last few years scientists have…Continue

Tags: climate change, bees

Shellfish already dissolving in CA tidepools

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 18. 0 Replies

As climate change acidifies the Pacific, nighttime respiration in tide pools has already made their pH begin dissolving shells."This work highlights that even in today's temperate coastal oceans, calcifying species, such as mussels and coralline…Continue

Tags: dissolving shells, tide pools, Ocean Acidification, Climate Change

Has Coral Mass Extinction Begun?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 7. 0 Replies

Dr John "Charlie" Vernon, "Godfather of Coral", warns that we may be seeing coral extinction now. The Great Barrier Reef is in critical danger. An unprecedented global coral bleach is underway. Coral suffers from from hot water, acid, and more…Continue

Tags: possible coral extinction, global coral bleaching

Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Feb 6. 1 Reply

Your tax dollars will pay to slaughter up to 900 bison from Yellowstone.…Continue

Tags: wildlife slaughter

Half of Mozambique's Elephants Killed in Last Five Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 15, 2015. 6 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

Giraffes aren't mute, they hum

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 18, 2015. 0 Replies

Giraffes spend their evenings humming to each otherAll of my life I'd been told that giraffes were mute. Hah!Angela Stöger…Continue

Tags: humming, vocalization, communication, giraffe

Have Scientists Found the World’s Deepest Fish?

Started by Steph S. Sep 17, 2015. 0 Replies

The deep sea is a mysterious world of darkness, an inky black…Continue

Marine life slashed by half since 1970: WWF

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Gerald Payne Sep 16, 2015. 3 Replies

Geneva (AFP) - Pollution, industrial fishing and climate change have killed off half of marine life in the last four decades, according to a WWF report released on Wednesday.Species essential to global food supply -- especially in poorer nations…Continue

Polar Bear Warning

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 8, 2015. 0 Replies

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Tags: food shortage, climate change, polar bears

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Comment by Steph S. on October 22, 2012 at 11:39pm
Ruth I just love the diorama and the tiger pumpkin.
Thanks!
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 22, 2012 at 11:32pm

Happy Halloween again

Comment by Joan Denoo on October 22, 2012 at 4:46pm

Oh! I like this diorama! Very clever. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 22, 2012 at 2:22pm

Happy Halloween, all!

Comment by Steph S. on October 15, 2012 at 6:29am

I had an idea and made some other groups (Dr. Seuss) fits in the Animation group I made ( I know there are some Dr. Seuss fans here)

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/animation-fans

and then

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/muppets-and-jim-henson-fans

I just had to do a Muppets group

And I had to do a Tim Burton group
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/tim-burton-fans

So hope you might want to join

Oh also a birds group too
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/birding-birders-and-all-things-birds

Comment by Steph S. on October 13, 2012 at 1:19am

Wow! How beautiful!

I love the bright colors - so wonderful!

Thanks for the lovely pics Tony! Sure do appreciate it.

Comment by Tony Carroll on October 12, 2012 at 11:03pm

Beautiful fawn, Steph.

Was reading an article today about a rare oarfish that washed up on the shore in Cabo. So I went to read more about it, extremely deep water fish, 600 meters deep on average, when I ran into this fellow, another denizen of the deep;

 

This is a barrel eye fish, and yes, its head is transparent! The diversity of nature continually surprises me, in a good way, of course.

Also ran into this image of a school of parrot fish. Just pretty, with so many colors, thought I'd post for you guys;

 

Enjoy my friends, and have a good one.

Comment by Steph S. on October 12, 2012 at 7:09pm

Comment by Steph S. on October 12, 2012 at 7:08pm

Tony - what a great snail picture! You find the coolest stuff.

Comment by Tony Carroll on October 11, 2012 at 12:24am

Bullia digitalis, aka the Plough snail, aka the surfing snail. Was watching a show on Animal Planet, when this fascinating creature came up. It seems it "surfs" onto shore. To reach higher on a beach in search of food, it raises its "foot" and catches a wave, and gets carried further inland than trying to crawl there. It surfs!

 

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