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Coastal California Gnatcatcher Saved From Endangered Species Delisting Attempt
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, threatened, conservation, wildanimals )

Anna
- 22 days ago - ca.audubon.org
The U.S. Fish and WildlifeâEUR(TM)s decision to turn down an attempt by southern California developers to remove the Coastal California Gnatcatcher from the protections of the Endangered Species Act was a clear win for science over profits,
Gorillas Documented Having Lesbian Sex for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, nature, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, interesting, off-beat, culture, women )

Rituraj
- 135 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Female gorillas have been documented engaging in lesbian sex for the first time. The behaviour was observed by scientists during a research trip to the Rwandan section of the Virunga mountain range in central Africa.
Elephant Dies Trying To Free Her Calf From Illegal Electric Fence In Vellore
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Lone
- 237 days ago - ndtv.com
Chennai: A 10-year-old elephant died trying to save her calf which was caught in an electric fence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district this morning. Both mother and child were electrocuted.
The Wild Side Africa on Safari in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: photographs, africa, wildlife, wildanimals, safari )

Tracy
- 355 days ago - theguardian.com
Photographers Kym and Tonya Illmans new book Africa on Safari provides an intimate portrait of wildlife amid the plains and parks of Africa
20 Adorable Animals With Amazing Prosthetics
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, wildanimals, animals, prosthetics, rescued, awesome-pawsome pics )

Barb
- 395 days ago - sv127.lolwot.com
Looking at the striking bird of prey, you initially wouldnâEUR(TM)t know that her beak was a prosthetic. She survived being shot by poachers but Beauty needed the help of humans to feed her âEUR" with her new beak, she can now feed for herself.
For Some Yellowstone Bison, the Roaming Ends at the Slaughterhouse
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, rescued, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, destruction, conservation, environm )

ELIZABETH
- 401 days ago - washingtonpost.com
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. âEUR" Even for a park with a history of unhappy encounters between people and wildlife, 2015 is shaping up as an eventful year for Yellowstone and its bison.
Save Oki the Lonely Deer From Being Shot!
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, death, endangered, rescued, protection, killing, killed, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, slaughter, ethics, habitat, conservation, animals, endangered, environment, nature, wildlife, protection, envir )

ELIZABETH
- 405 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Do not let Wokingham Borough Council kill Oki the lonely deer to protect an allotment! Please sign this petition.
I-Wonder: The Longer View: Instinct for Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Man, endangered, wildanimals, slaughter, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, environment, conservation, extinction, humans, wildlife, suffering )

Ray
- 409 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Man-made problem, From recent uproar over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe to historical poaching and destruction of habitats, the biggest threat to endangered animals has come from a fellow inhabitant of the earth.
Lake Nipissing Fish Crisis Prompts Protest Rally
Offbeat  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, oceans, water, wildlife, world, protection, nature, humans, abuse, corruption, crime, environment, dishonesty, law, sadness, conservation, endangered, environ )

ELIZABETH
- 414 days ago - baytoday.ca
Dead fish from gill netting being tossed back into the lake or dumped on land. Poaching and gill nets threatened the lake.
Study : Low Metabolism Lets Pandas Survive on Bamboo
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, endangered, Giant Panda, bamboo, low metabolism )

Naoko
- 445 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Giant pandas eat vegetables even though their bodies are better equipped to eat meat. So how do these black-and-white bears from the remote, misty mountains of central China survive on a diet almost exclusively of a low-nutrient food like bamboo?
'Drunken Monkey' Theory of Human-Ape Alcoholic Connection Rings True Among Guinea's Swacked Chimps
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, animals, interesting, chimpanzees, alcohol, evolution )

Naoko
- 476 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Wild chimpanzees enjoying opportunistic booze-ups on palm wine have helped shed light on a theory about evolution, scientists said on Wednesday.
Nepal's Tiger Population Protected By Troops and Cameras
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, population, wildanimals, protection, endangered )

Ray
- 532 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Nepal's Chitwan National Park has become the first site to be accredited with Conservation Assured Tiger Standards for its success in conserving and protecting its population of big cats.
Young Girl's Letter Pleas for Highway Barriers After Fatal Lillooet Crash! Petition, Please Help!
Offbeat  (tags: children, deaths, safety, sadness, suffering, died, accident, protection, news, government, health, humans, animals, environment, animalwelfare, wellness, wildanimals, wildlife, wild animals, women, media, man, humans )

Miriam
- 589 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Reassess the need for further CRB along Hwy 99/Hwy 12/Road 40 to prevent unnecessary deaths (Whistler - Lillooet- Lytton). Please see Petition for further details, along with a letter written by a 7 year old girl, Riley Donahue.
Remote Tokyo Island Seeks Feral Cat Adoption to Protect Seabirds
Offbeat  (tags: protection, cats, wildanimals, Mikura-jima Island, birds, feral cats, adoptions )

Naoko
- 602 days ago - mainichi.jp
A Chiba Prefecture-based research institute is looking for cat lovers to adopt kittens of feral cats inhabiting a Tokyo island in a bid to protect seabirds that nest there.
 

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