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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 Joan Denoo on November 15, 2013 at 10:47pm

Tony, what an interesting creature. I had to look up stridulation; I wonder how it works with this little fellow?

Madagascan Tenrecs Use Quills To Communicate - Madagascar, Lost Wor...

Google, and ye shall find!

Comment by Steph S. on November 15, 2013 at 9:34pm

Wow - Tony - very interesting animal - thanks so much for sharing.

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 15, 2013 at 9:09pm

The Lowland Streaked Tenrec: The Lowland Streaked Tenrec is cute, but you have to watch out for this creature found in Madagascar, Africa. It’s covered in tiny little barbs and it is reportedly the only mammal known to use stridulation for generating sound. Usually, only insects and snakes make that kind of noise.

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2013 at 7:59pm

Welcome to the group Napoleon.

Comment by Steph S. on October 26, 2013 at 7:58pm

Cool - thank you Tony!!! I hope everyone celebrated.

Comment by Tony Carroll on October 8, 2013 at 11:23pm

Today is world octopus day. 10/08/13. Some interesting facts.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 4, 2013 at 2:39pm

Funny wildlife video for World Animal Day.

Comment by Steph S. on August 26, 2013 at 5:43pm

Matthew welcome to the group.

Comment by Steph S. on August 19, 2013 at 8:02pm

What a great picture Ruth!

Love it!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 19, 2013 at 7:48pm

 

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