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Police Rescue Great Blue Heron on Long Island - Hartford Pets | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: owl, blue heron saved, police, wildlife, wildanimals, rescued, GoodNews, goodnews, unusual, humans, interesting, safety )

Dianne Ly
- 371 days ago - examiner.com
First it was an owl caught in a backyard soccer net, then it was a great horned owl rescued just Wednesday on the westbound side of the Long Island Express. Now police in Suffolk County report coming to the aid of a great blue heron stuck
Wandering Sea Lion Makes Herself at Home at La Jolla Hotel - National Pet Rescue | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, wildanimals, bizarre, funny, interesting, news, off-beat, humor, odd, unusual )

Dianne Ly
- 381 days ago - examiner.com
Would you ever expect to encounter a sleeping baby sea lion in the courtyard of a hotel in sunny California?
What Happens When Humans and Leopards Live Together? Not What You'd Think.
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, wildanimals, wildlife, society, humans, unusual, pictures, goodnews )

JL
- 392 days ago - takepart.com
Hidden cameras capture the nighttime habits of wild leopards that roam through one town in India.
Freaky Wildlife Facts
Offbeat  (tags: slideshow, 7 animals, endangered, animals, interesting, wildanimals, extinction, endangered, animalwelfare, news, pictures, odd, off-beat, bizarre, unusual, wildlife, photos )

Dianne Ly
- 406 days ago - takepart.com
Wonders never cease. Yes, these seven animals are considered threatened--or worse--according to the Red List, which is held by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource. But that's far from the most interesting fact about them
Leopard Shark Found in Middle of Rural Road - Hartford Pets | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: lepord shark, wildlife, wildanimals, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animals, death, investigation, humans, off-beat, news, odd, animals, bizarre )

Dianne Ly
- 413 days ago - examiner.com
Animal control officers are still puzzled as to why a dead 3-foot shark was lying in the middle of a rural road near the Tracy Defense Depot in California
SLIDESHOW: International Polar Bear Day
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, extinction, endangered, environment, ethics, protection, habitat, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, pictures, wildlife )

JL
- 424 days ago - secure2.edf.org
We all know that polar bears are threatened by climate change-- but what's less well-known is just how much we'll lose if these magnificent creatures disappear. Check out our International Polar Bear Day slideshow to learn more about these magnificent cre
Condor Gets Loose At Hockey Arena During Bakersfield Condors Pre-Game (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, condor, NHL, gets loose, confused, bird, mascot, video )

BarbKnigh
- 432 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Note to sports franchises: Bringing a live version of your team's mascot into the arena is not necessarily a good idea. This is especially true if your club's namesake is a wild animal, like a condor.
Uncollared Florida Panther Seen Moving Kittens In National Wildlife Refuge For First Time Ever! PHOTOS!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cubs, moving, den, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, pictures, photos )

Cher
- 485 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The images, snapped by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services' motion-triggered trail cameras, are a thrilling development for those working to save the endangered cats. A single population of 100-160 Florida panthers is all that's left of the subspecies
Hope For Tigers?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, tigers, endangered, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 486 days ago - globalanimal.org
The majority of tigers are not killed by habitat destruction or human over-population, but rather by poachers attempting to support their families via the black market for traditional Chinese medicines. A tiger is worth up to $200,000
Ensuring the Resilience of the Serengeti (Book Review)
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, water, trees, science, research, protection, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, wildanimals, endangered, protection, arts, animals, environment, culture, ethi )

JL
- 498 days ago - economist.com
The plain is called Serengeti, from a Maasai word for "great open space", and there are several ways to tell its story.
North Korea Finds Secret Unicorn Lair!   video
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, unicornsanimals, bizarre )

Cam
- 500 days ago - youtube.com
Well I say good for them!
India Lauded for Its Commitment to Tiger Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, conservation, tigers, protection, environment, wildlife, endangered, extinction, wildanimals )

Cher
- 587 days ago - zeenews.india.com
India has been hailed for its "unprecedented commitment" to save the endangered tiger by a prominent US-based wildlife body.
Twenty-Four Conservation Groups Call on President Obama to Keep Protections for Wolves in the Pacific Northwest!
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, wildlife, protection, environment, AnimalWelfare, killing, suffering, wildanimals )

Cher
- 606 days ago - conservationnw.org
The groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Northwest, Oregon Wild, Defenders of Wildlife, Cascadia Wildlands, Sierra Club, NRDC, and others, sent the letter as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service moves toward a final decision
Lion Vs. Tiger: Which Cat Would Win Interspecies Fight?
Offbeat  (tags: Lions vs Tigers, death, wildlife, suffering, tigers, wildanimals )

BarbKnigh
- 640 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This ultimate cat fight has happened more times than you might expect. The Romans pitted African lions against Asian tigers in the Coliseum, to the rip-roaring pleasure of the Plebeians. A few fights were also staged in the early decades of the 20th cent
Animal Picture of the Day: Rare Image of Asiatic Cheetah and Cubs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cheetahs, picture, AnimalWelfare, protection, endangered, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 654 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus), also known as the Iranian cheetah, is one the world's rarest cat subspecies with somewhere between 70-110 individuals left. No surprisingly it is considered Critically Endangered by the IUCN Red List.

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