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04

Sep

tulipnight:

Looking Foxy by law_keven on Flickr.

26

Aug

Is rat poison killing wildlife and pets in New York’s Central Park?6 conservation groups are fighting to rid New York of harmful poisons originally deployed to control rats.

Is rat poison killing wildlife and pets in New York’s Central Park?
6 conservation groups are fighting to rid New York of harmful poisons originally deployed to control rats.

19

Aug

llbwwb:


(via 500px / Fawn behind tree by Jim Cumming)

18

Aug

9 adorable baby wild animals being rehabilitatedIf you ever needed inspiration to begin training to be a wildlife rehabilitator, here you go.

9 adorable baby wild animals being rehabilitated
If you ever needed inspiration to begin training to be a wildlife rehabilitator, here you go.

12

Aug

fromgrapevine:

10 incredible desert animals that adapted to thrive
A desert may seem like a dry and desolate place — but amidst the sand and rocks, select species thrive. Of course, not all of them are visible at first glance, since many have adapted ingenious methods of camouflage, and some of them only come out at night. Enduring terrain with scarce water and extreme temperatures, these animals are incredible examples of survival.

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.

Read more.

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