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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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Half of Mozambique's Elephants Killed in Last Five Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky May 30. 3 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

Bird Demise

Started by Randall Smith. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan May 1. 4 Replies

From Sierra Club magazine came some frightening statistics regarding American bird deaths. A reader wanted to know "How many birds die from flying near wind turbines?" The answer was an estimated 600,000.Think that's a lot? Think again. Power lines…Continue

Cameras reveal the secret lives of Chernobyl's wildlife

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Plinius Apr 29. 6 Replies

Automatic cameras in the Ukrainian side of the Chernobyl…Continue

146 Dolphins Die in Japan Beach Stranding

Started by John Jubinsky Apr 11. 0 Replies

146 melon-headed whales (a type of dolphin) died on Friday (4-10-15) after having become stranded on a Japan beach. Out of a total of 149 that had been stranded only 3 were saved. Per the article: As darkness fell, local officials in Hokota, about…Continue

Tags: Porpoises, Wildlife, Jubinsky, Dolphins, Animals

Sea Lion pups starving

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 17. 0 Replies

Starving sea lion pups on California beachesSince January large numbers of starving sea lion pups have been found on California…Continue

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Herbivores eat eggs and chicks

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 6. 1 Reply

Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?Herbivores such as deer, sheep and squirrels have been observed eating…Continue

Tags: eating nestlings, herbivores

Monarch Butterfly Population Drops by 90% in Last 20 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Randall Smith Jan 5. 2 Replies

The monarch butterfly population has declined by 90% in the last twenty years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is performing a scientific review to determine whether it should be placed on the endangered species list. Per the article: Over the…Continue

Tags: Monarch Butterfly, Butterflies, Wildlife, Animals, Jubinsky

Large European carnivores are increasing and co-existing with people finds a new study

Started by Steph S. Jan 4. 0 Replies

The brown bear, the Eurasian lynx, the grey wolf and…Continue

Giraffe Population Drops 40% in 15 Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Steph S. Jan 4. 1 Reply

According to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation the giraffe population in Africa has dropped from 140,000 to 80,0000 in just 15 years. The decline is due to habitat loss, excessive hunting and poaching. Per the article: ....Unfortunately for…Continue

Tags: Wildlife, Animals, Giraffes, Jubinsky

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Comment by Tony Carroll on January 28, 2013 at 2:43am

Coconut crab, aka the palm crab or robber crab. Worlds largest land dwelling arthropod, weighing in up to 9lbs. Across the south pacific islands. Only humans and other coconut crabs are a threatto them. Considered a delicacy and an aphrodisiac, endangered on any island where humans also live.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 27, 2013 at 9:24pm

Tony, those monkeys send shivers up my back. 

Is that three generations of dogs? It looks like the older one is also nursing. 

The zebras present a stunning scene of contrasts in color and textures. 

Steph, is that an actual photo of an Arabian? It is a gorgeous animal. 

Comment by Steph S. on January 27, 2013 at 10:54am

Arabian Horse

Comment by Steph S. on January 27, 2013 at 10:54am

Tony I love all the pictures you posted here. Thanks very much!

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 27, 2013 at 5:30am

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 27, 2013 at 5:26am

So Sweet.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 27, 2013 at 5:21am

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 27, 2013 at 1:15am

Patricia, and they are so ugly/beautiful! Lucky you. 

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. 

 

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