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31

Jul

No roads lead to Halibut Cove
Tucked away in Alaska’s Kenai Mountains along the Kachemak Bay is a tiny community where the homes are built on pilings and the mail is delivered twice a week to one of the nation’s few floating post offices.
 
There are no roads to Halibut Cove. In fact, there are no roads in Halibut Cove.

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21

Jul

Tacky lawn ornaments reborn as lemurs’ best friends
The San Francisco Zoo’s lemurs were recently introduced to plastic yard flamingos as part of their enrichment program.

15

Jul

Zoo animals rip jeans to raise money for conservationLions, tigers and bears were enlisted to earnestly shred denim at Japan’s Kamine Zoo, creating material for ‘distressed’ blue jeans to be auctioned on behalf of the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

Zoo animals rip jeans to raise money for conservation
Lions, tigers and bears were enlisted to earnestly shred denim at Japan’s Kamine Zoo, creating material for ‘distressed’ blue jeans to be auctioned on behalf of the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

11

Jul

Watch grizzly bear drama unfold on live webcamsThe grizzlies at Katmai National Park and Preserve are keeping rangers busy, and you can get in on the action by watching explore.org’s cameras.

Watch grizzly bear drama unfold on live webcams
The grizzlies at Katmai National Park and Preserve are keeping rangers busy, and you can get in on the action by watching explore.org’s cameras.

10

Jul

09

Jul

plasmatics-life:

Aqua ♂ - What Are You Doing Here? ~ By Harimau Kayu

02

Jul

treehugger:

Underwater photographer supports ocean conservation with new book

See more here.

13

Jun

He looks sweet, but this bobcat isn’t ‘showing his love’This popular YouTube video of a bobcat rubbing his cheek on a boy has elicited ‘awws’ from many viewers, but this big cat isn’t showing affection — he’s marking his property.

He looks sweet, but this bobcat isn’t ‘showing his love’
This popular YouTube video of a bobcat rubbing his cheek on a boy has elicited ‘awws’ from many viewers, but this big cat isn’t showing affection — he’s marking his property.

12

Jun

This is how two grizzly bears work out a disagreementWhen two Alaskan brown bears have an argument, they don’t exactly use their words to sort out their opinions on the matter.

This is how two grizzly bears work out a disagreement
When two Alaskan brown bears have an argument, they don’t exactly use their words to sort out their opinions on the matter.

08

Jun

rabinowitz-photography:

This was the first time I had ever seen a leopard in the wild. They are more beautiful than I imagined!
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rabinowitz-photography:

This was the first time I had ever seen a leopard in the wild. They are more beautiful than I imagined!

More wildlife photos on Facebook | Tumblr | Website