Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region in South-East Asia

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, adding rapid development in the area, from dams to mines, was threatening wildlife survival. The discoveries, published in a report on Monday, include a gecko in Laos with More...

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By Bookmarklet On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Meet the Raccoon Whisperer of Pictou County – Nova Scotia – CBC News

When Jim Blackwood’s doorbell rings at 10:45 p.m. on a Friday and he sees a masked bandit staring through the glass, he shuffles over to the bucket of peanut butter sandwiches and opens the door.  More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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A Committed Artist to Wildlife Preservation – Street Art 360

Let me introduce you to my friend Urbanimal. I share this amazing  street Artist’s fight for endangered wildlife ! He “reintroduces” wild animals into the city to inform the “urban swagger” about the More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Harbourmaster in trouble over orca rescue would do it again – National – NZ Herald News

Whitianga harbourmaster Matthew Collicott was stood down from his operational duties after he and others rescued the killer whale overnight on Wednesday. Photo / Courtesy of Boom SailingLatest breaking news articles, More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Car-licking moose prompts warning in southern Alberta – Calgary – CBC News

Watch out for moose who like to lick vehicles. That’s a warning from the Alberta government for people visiting Peter Lougheed Provincial Park about 130 kilometres west of Calgary. Alberta Parks says moose More...

By Admin On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Wild Chimpanzee Mothers Teach Young To Use Tools, Video Study Confirms – African Conservation Foundation

The first documented evidence of wild chimpanzee mothers teaching their offspring to use tools has been captured by video cameras set to record chimpanzee tool-using activity at termite mounds in the Nouabalé-Ndoki More...

By Lauren St. Germain On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Rescuers struggle to save blue heron with fishing line wrapped around its beak | WTVC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn — A photo posted to Facebook by Heather Sutherland shows a blue heron with fishing line wrapped around its beak. The blue heron was perched on a pier near the Chickamauga Dam. Both the TWRA More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Wildlife rehabilitators aid injured, sick or orphaned animals

Imagine seeing a hawk stumbling helplessly on the ground, a porcupine lingering for days in the same area incapable of climbing to the safety of the trees, discovering a nest of orphaned bunnies in your back yard More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Hope For Wildlife will be available online

Fans of the Canadian television series Hope For Wildlife will be able to watch all of their favourite episodes online. Hope TV is planning to release earlier seasons of the popular show to subscribers. Subscription More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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‘Win-win’ for wildlife, African farmers stems from partnership | Cornell Chronicle

  M. Atkinson/AHEAD The KAZA Transfrontier Conservation Area is home to close to half of elephants remaining on earth. Namibian farmer Robin Lyonga was hoping to sell his cattle to an accredited slaughterhouse More...