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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 September 27, 2012 at 11:28am

Mike, thank you so much for the documentary leads. I really like to watch them. Also, for just a bit of relaxation and entertainment I like to watch the various cam shots, watching a nest of eagles is not very exciting, but it surely is relaxing. 

Comment by Steph S. on September 27, 2012 at 11:10am

Thank you very much Mike. Appreciate it.

Comment by Steph S. on September 27, 2012 at 10:38am
Mike welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on September 27, 2012 at 12:01am

Comment by Steph S. on September 25, 2012 at 11:20pm
Tony what a breathtaking scene. Just beautiful!
Thanks so very much.
I will have to find some documentaries to post here for everyone to watch.
Comment by Tony Carroll on September 25, 2012 at 10:48pm

While reading an article today on LiveScience about African ecosystems, they had a picture of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Just wanted to share. Absoloutely beautiful.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 20, 2012 at 10:01pm

Steph, I love nature documentaries and there are many available on the internet. Since I don't have a TV, I often don't see the current ones.
Tony, the photo of migration of wildebeests and zebras across the Serengeti Plains just seems impossible. It looks like they might need a family planning discipline as well. I know water is a big problem there; I do hope their climate conditions stay favorable to wildlife. 

Comment by Steph S. on September 20, 2012 at 8:45pm
How lovely Tony! I remember learning the migrations in class and discussing their routes. The picture is wonderful.
I love to watch wildlife shows. I buy them whenever I can. David Attenborough - Life On Earth series is great.
Anyone else watching any? I think I'll make a discussion on them.
Comment by Tony Carroll on September 20, 2012 at 8:17pm

Migration of wildebeests and zebras across the Serengeti Plains.

Comment by Steph S. on September 20, 2012 at 3:24pm
Tony that horse is so beautiful - a black beauty. The horse has a really nice shiny black coat - reminds me of Black Beauty. I liked that movie.
Thanks so much all of you.
 

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