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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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Has Coral Mass Extinction Begun?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 10. 1 Reply

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

Wolves Improve Rivers

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 9. 0 Replies

When 14 wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, they changed the birds, bears, rabbits, beavers and even the rivers.Through trophic cascade, the entire ecosystem of the park improved.Continue

Tags: Yellowstone National Park, wolves, trophic cascade, reintroduced predators

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

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

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Comment by Joan Denoo on April 8, 2013 at 12:36am

OK, I give up, Dallas; you wrote, "This is the only version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" I like listening to. For very obvious reasons."

Care to take the time to help me understand your reasons? 

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 7, 2013 at 11:55pm

                                          Flying Fish

 Always reminds me of the poem by Rudyard Kipling, 'Mandalay'

On the road to Mandalay,
    Where the flyin'-fishes play,
    An' the dawn comes up like thunder outer China 'crost the Bay!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 5, 2013 at 10:11pm

Comment by Steph S. on March 31, 2013 at 6:24pm

Tony and Dallas - those are great. Thank you for the Wizard of Oz music. Has anyone here seen the new Wizard of Oz movie?

Comment by Dominic Florio on March 31, 2013 at 6:13pm

Could it be Dallas the Phallus that you are a friend of Dorothy's? LOL

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 31, 2013 at 2:11pm
Dallas, I am on the opposite end of the spectrum as far as the rainbow song. I do know what you mean, some songs just make a thud for me.
The Elephant Blog delights me; so many fine scenes and images of family. Thanks for the site.
Comment by sk8eycat on March 31, 2013 at 1:36pm

The Video That Won Grand Prize at International Wildlife Film Festival

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 31, 2013 at 6:00am

Comment by Steph S. on March 30, 2013 at 10:45am

Tony I love black horses - thank you!

Dallas thank you for the snake pictures and the article about the man smuggling species of animals.

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 29, 2013 at 7:19pm

A true black beauty.

 

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