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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 Nov 22. 2 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

Bee Demise

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sehkmet Sep 17. 14 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

Wildlife Extinction - Psychological Impact

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Thomas Murray Sep 9. 17 Replies

How does wildlife extinct make you feel? It makes me sad that so few bees visit my garden, and that so many species are threatened. I celebrate every time one bee comes around, which is rare.There are now so many creatures on the endangered species…Continue

Tags: emotional health, Anthropocene Extinction

Sea Lion Die-Offs Continue

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 25. 2 Replies

FEATURE-California sea lion crisis lingers; falling births reportedOnly 2,000 dead and dying pups and juveniles beached since January, not because California sea lions…Continue

Tags: Climate Change, California Sea Lion die-off

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

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

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Comment by Steph S. on January 26, 2013 at 11:36pm
Oh looks like I got behind here again. I've been so tired this week. I'm trying to catch up on sleep. However, I end up staying up late anyhow.
Tony I love the tadpoles and bat.
Dallas thanks so much for the link to the dolphin article.
Ruth that sign is funny. Thanks.
Appreciate all the wonderful posts. Makes me smile.
Comment by Joan Denoo on January 26, 2013 at 11:32pm

Steph, oh my! evolution brought forth this creature? His teeth look like he could take care of a toe or foot or leg, depending on how big he is. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 26, 2013 at 11:30pm

Ruth, great photo of sign to hikers and bikers. I've never lived in such country.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 26, 2013 at 11:28pm

Patricia, I lived in Alaska for two years and could never get close to one ... they were fierce! Their daily trail through the forest was behind our home and when I walked back there they chased me away. Believe me! I trusted them to not treat me gently. I am so glad she had that experience. 

Comment by Steph S. on January 26, 2013 at 10:29pm

Thanks very much for the Mouse video Patricia. I enjoyed watching it.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on January 25, 2013 at 11:23pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 24, 2013 at 4:22am

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 23, 2013 at 8:00am

Cool angler fish. Denizen of the deep. Real deep.

Tadpoles.

Comment by Steph S. on January 22, 2013 at 11:04pm

Angler Fish

Comment by Steph S. on January 20, 2013 at 11:28pm
Tony thanks for the octopus picture.
I'm enjoying reading all the posts here. Thank you!
 

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