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Koala Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Raises Hope
Offbeat  (tags: animals, koalas, Chlamydia, vaccine, protection, scientists, Australia )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Chlamydia causes blindness and infertility in koalas, and can be fatal, Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Australia: Crustacean Migration No Picnic
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Crustacean migration, animals, environment, off-beat, protection, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - vancouver.24hrs.ca
On a tiny island populated by approximately 2,000 people of mainly Australian, Malaysian and Chinese descent, a natural wonder of the world takes place between October and January each year.
Rare Bewick's Swan Numbers Show 'Alarming Crash'
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Swans, endangered, protection, Wildfowl, Wetlands Trust, UK )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK's smallest and rarest swan has suffered an "alarming crash in numbers", the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust has said.
Secret Service Dogs Bravely Stop White House Fence-Jumper
Offbeat  (tags: Security Dogs, protection, government )

Jean
- 5 days ago - thedodo.com
Shortly after Dominic Adesanya, a 23-year-old man from Maryland, leapt over security fences and began to dash toward the White House on Wednesday evening, he was met by two of the Secret Service's furriest colleagues (more)
The Week in Wildlife - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pictures, photos, wildlife )

Cher
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
Germany's theatre fox, a dozing pride of lions and leaping salmon are among this week's best images from the natural world
Animal Photos of the Week: 24 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, photos, pictures )

Cher
- 5 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Your weekly dose of animal pics.
Rare Snow Leopards Seen on Mount Everest
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 5 days ago - voices.nationalgeographic.com
To celebrate International Snow Leopard Day, today, October 23, National Geographic Cat Watch is publishing two images from camera traps set up to document the elusive and seldom-seen big cat on Mount Everest.
Watch This Rare Video of a Pack of Mountain Lions Roaming Los Angeles
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
The big cats face an uncertain future as freeways restrict their range.
Rescued Tigers Get New Lease on Life at Premier Big Cat Sanctuary in North Texas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, rescued )

Cher
- 5 days ago - dallas.culturemap.com
Four tigers rescued from horribly inhumane conditions have been given a new lease on life at a spacious new habitat at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, a sanctuary in Murchison, Texas, about 90 miles east of Dallas.
Wild Goose Chase Along Highway Saves Actual Goose - Must See Video
Offbeat  (tags: Injured Goose, protection, animals, goodnews, society )

Jean
- 6 days ago - thedodo.com
Wildlife Aid Foundation (WAF) in Surrey received a call from The Highways Agency about a Canada goose who was scampering along a busy highway with what appeared to be an injured wing. Volunteer rescue vet
From a Tourist Ranch to a Spacious Sanctuary: Ben the Bear Celebrates Two Years of Freedom!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 11 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Life on a 12-foot chain is no life at all for a black bear. In the wild, these astounding creatures can be up to seven feet tall and weigh up to 800 pounds. The black bear can thrive in a variety of different habitats and climates and can be found in 40
Touching Photos a Woman Took of Her Dog Before Saying Goodbye
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, protection, photos )

Cher
- 11 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Anyone who has cared for a dog knows they are more that just a pet. Our dogs are friends, caretakers, playmates, and so much more. When you spend your life in the company of a dog, they become like your other half and losing them can be devastating.
We Bet You Never Even Knew These Endangered Animals Existed - But They Need Your Help ASAP!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 11 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Most people would say they care about endangered animal species and yet, our ecosystems are currently experiencing mass extinctions! How could this be?! Are we doing all that we can to protect our friends at risk - like the Bornean and Sumatran
Why Bear Bile Farming Persists in Vietnam
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, suffering )

Cher
- 11 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Bear bile farming is such a complex issue that there is no one answer for why it persists. But for me there are two key issues: the imperfection of the law, and continued demand.
 

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