How whales and dolphins can teach us to be less stupid | openDemocracy

  Upside down dolphins and killer whale or orca. Credit: Flickr/Rumpleteaser. CC BY 2.0. For those tens of millions of us who have been watching the extraordinary ‘Blue Planet II’, the final programme in the series (which looked at the human-caused threats facing the seas) may have come as both a wake-up call and a disappointment. Disappointment, More...

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By Caley Maclennan On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

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 More...

By Caley Maclennan On Monday, January 9th, 2017

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

Deer entangled in Christmas lights and lost bear cub rescued by B.C. conservation officers – BC |

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

Wildlife rehab: Idaho sanctuary prepares orphaned bear cubs for wild | State |

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

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...