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Rare Cats Can Be Counted
Offbeat  (tags: rare cats, count, wild )

- 122 days ago -
Our cat species are rapidly becoming extinct. The rarer ones exist in fragile habitats which have almost disappeared while others interbreed with domestic moggies (or feral cats) and promote a race of hybrids which can never replace the precious
October 16: Feral Cat Day -YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: National Feral Cat Day, domestic cats, wild, video )

- 201 days ago -
Today is Feral Cat Day. Feral cat describes a domestic cat which has been born in the wild, or the descendants of such an animal, which has had little or no contact with humans, and thus is not socialized.
Amazing Footage of Wild Orcas Rubbing Their Bellies on Stones in the Shallows Off Vancouver Island in Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Orcas, wild, rubbing, noses, Vancouver, canada, pictures )

- 451 days ago -
Wild orcas gently rub their bellies on smooth stones in shallow waters off Vancouver Island, Canada, in remarkable amateur footage taken by a builder who was working nearby.
In Danger or Endangered? Will Worlds Loneliest Orca Be Released Into the Wild?
Offbeat  (tags: Orca, whale, Lolita, endangered, released, wild )

- 464 days ago -
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration will soon decide whether to put a killer whale named Lolita who has been dubbed "the world's loneliest orca" on the endangered species list.
Dog Babysits Deer - Animal Odd Couples Episode 1 Preview - BBC - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: odd couple, great dane, kate, wild, deer, pippin, unusual, wildlife, video )

- 886 days ago -
Liz Bonnin hears how Kate, a Great Dane, became friends with Pippin, a wild Deer.
First Ever Adult All-White Orca Sighted in the Wild. (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: white, orca, wild, unusual, wildlife, bizarre, interesting, news, off-beat, odd, pictures, pets, photos, environment )

- 1466 days ago -
The world's only known all-white male killer whale has been spotted in the Pacific Ocean off Russia, scientists announced Monday. The orca, dubbed "Iceberg" by the scientists, was spotted swimming with a pod of 12 others. Iceberg has a 6.5-foot-high...
Man Vs. Wild Goose - Crazy Video!
Offbeat  (tags: goose, man, wild, animals, bizarre, unusual, attack, video, odd, off-beat, interesting, humor )

- 1497 days ago -
This is one feisty goose. I don't know if this video is really comedy but, the fact that the goose wont stop going after this man is pretty funny. I hope he pooped on the man's head for hitting him with that paper! What do you think of this video?
Purple Squirrel Released Back Into The Wild
Offbeat  (tags: squirrel, purple, released, wild, animals, bizarre, unusual, wildlife, odd, off-beat, interesting )

- 1545 days ago -
A purple squirrel captured on Sunday by a couple from Jersey Shore, Pa., has been released back into the wild, reports.
Forest Test for Cubs Before Life in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: forests, india, himalayan bear cubs, clouded leopards cubs, release, freedom, wild, acclimatisation )

- 1713 days ago -
The Ripu-Chirang reserve forest in Chirang district is about to play host to six young guests: four Himalayan black bear cubs and two clouded leopard cubs are being shifted there to acclimatise them before being released into the wild.
Rare Smuggled Falcons Released Back to the Wild in Russia's Far East
Offbeat  (tags: russia, birds of prey, falcons, smuggling operation, rescued, rehailitated, freedom, wild )

- 1955 days ago -
IFAW announced today that eight endangered gyrfalcons, rescued from a failed smuggling operation in Moscow last month, were successfully released back to the wild. Prior to their release, the birds underwent four weeks of rehabilitation and were
Florida Governor Signs "Python Bill"
Offbeat  (tags: florida, law, legalisation, banning exotic pythons, not pets, wild, welfare )

- 2039 days ago -
Governor Charlie Crist approved Senate Bill 318. The bill will take effect July 1, 2010.
China Releases Przewalski Horses Into The Wild
Offbeat  (tags: china, freedom, wild, przewalski horses, zoologists, survival )

- 2044 days ago -
Seven endangered Przewalski's horses bred in captivity were released to the wild in northwest China's Gansu Province Sunday. Zoologists said the release is part of an initiative to prevent the critically endangered horses from becoming extinct.
Baby Snow Leopard Filmed in Wild
Offbeat  (tags: bhutan mountains, exciting, baby snow leopard, filmed, wild, freedom )

- 2051 days ago -
A wild baby snow leopard has been caught on camera. Filmed more than 4000m up in the highlands of Bhutan in the Himalayas, the baby leopard investigates a camera trap set by a BBC Natural history film crew
Two Out of Three Ain't Bad: Orphan Badgers Learning Wild
Offbeat  (tags: human raised badgers orphaned, released, one tragedy, survival, wild, freedom )

- 2075 days ago -
For one of three orphan badgers carefully reared at B.C. Wildlife Park and gradually reintroduced into the wild this month, it was the same old story: death by automobile.

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