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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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Sea Lion Die-Offs Continue

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Monday. 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

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

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Comment by Lillie on June 24, 2013 at 2:25pm

Have you seen Rusty?

"Washintom, DC. Crews have been looking for the almost year-old red panda since 8 a.m. Monday, said Pamela Baker-Masson, a communications director at the zoo. He was last seen at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Baker-Masson said they are still unsure how Rusty got out, but have three possible scenarios as to what might have happened to him.
“Rusty is either well, but hunkered down, sick or deceased, or taken by a visitor,” she said."

Comment by Steph S. on June 18, 2013 at 4:40pm

Matt welcome to the group!

Dallas that is just beautiful.

Thank you!

Comment by Steph S. on June 14, 2013 at 8:11pm

Dallas thanks for all the added Discussions. I am getting caught up on the group and will read all of them. Thank you so very much.

Comment by Steph S. on June 5, 2013 at 5:35am

thank you Chris and Dallas. I sure do appreciate all the posts.

Comment by Plinius on June 5, 2013 at 2:40am

Janus' head, born this month in this neighbourhood:

Comment by Steph S. on June 4, 2013 at 8:09pm

Dallas - wow- thanks for all the videos and pictures. I sure do appreciate it.

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 4, 2013 at 8:04pm

Dallas, delightful video of Springbok, pronking.

"From Afrikaans pronk (to show off, strut, or prance)."

pronk

Comment by Tony Carroll on May 22, 2013 at 5:46am

Comment by Steph S. on May 20, 2013 at 7:55pm

Wow Dallas - thank you.

Thank you for the discussions and pictures.

Comment by Steph S. on May 20, 2013 at 5:13pm

Sea Otter - full grown

 

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