Bumble bee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act

A beleaguered wild bee has become the first bee species in the continental United States to be declared endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) was once found in abundance across a wide swath of North America that included 28 states in the U.S. and two provinces in Canada. But the past More...

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By Caley Maclennan On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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The Largest Animal That’s Ever Lived | Goodheart’s Extreme Science

In terms of sheer size, nothing on Earth, now or even in the prehistoric past, can match the blue whale. A few dinosaurs may have come close, but so far as we know, the blue whale is the largest creature that’s More...

By Tanner Bokor On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Deer entangled in Christmas lights and lost bear cub rescued by B.C. conservation officers – BC | Globalnews.ca

Post Author Credit By Tanner Bokor Global News [if lte IE 8]>  Courtesy B.C. Ministry of Environment   B.C.’s wildlife officers have had a busy winter so far taking calls to assist entangled More...

By Bookmarklet On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Wildlife rehab: Idaho sanctuary prepares orphaned bear cubs for wild | State | news.hjnews.com

MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — Janell Carr first met Mr. Cinnamon when the black bear cub was eating out of her bird feeder in Cascade. She and her husband eventually startled the bear, who climbed 80 feet up a tree More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Watch video of baby slow loris born to mother rescued from wildlife traffickers

Poachers had shot the pregnant loris with an airgun, and pellets were still lodged behind her right eye and in her back when the IAR medical team assessed her. The loris, named Canon, gave birth to her More...