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Goliath Encounter: Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
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Lone
- 6 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot.
Deep Sea Crab 'Grows' Food on Its Body Hair
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, oceans, Okinawa, deep sea creatures, crabs, interesting )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - mainichi.jp
A kind of crab found in the deep sea off Okinawa Prefecture survives solely on bacteria growing on its body hair, according to research results announced by a team of Japanese scientists.
From a Tourist Ranch to a Spacious Sanctuary: Ben the Bear Celebrates Two Years of Freedom!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2 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
We Bet You Never Even Knew These Endangered Animals Existed - But They Need Your Help ASAP!
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Cher
- 2 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
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Cher
- 2 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.
Global Wild Tiger Population to Be Counted By 2016
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Cher
- 3 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Experts say that although the tiger population is thought to have remained stable over the last four years, a lack of accurate numbers is hindering effective policies.
New Royal Bengal Tiger Project in India Launched
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Cher
- 3 days ago - theepochtimes.com
India is one of last remaining abodes of the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger. Only 1706 of this big cat survive in India which means there is just one tiger for every 7, 62,016 people. However, the growing human population has also increased the constant
Animal Photos of the Week: 17 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, photos, pictures )

Cher
- 3 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Your weekly dose of animal pics.
The Week in Wildlife - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, photos, pictures, wildlife )

Cher
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
A newborn seal pup, a lake turned pink with flamingos and tortoises hitching a ride feature in this week's pick of images from the natural world
Four Tiger Cubs Spotted in Sanjay Gandhi Tiger Reserve
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Cher
- 3 days ago - business-standard.com
A tiger (P-212), which strayed from the Panna Tiger Reserve, was rehabilitated in this reserve and it is believed that these cubs were born after it mated with a tigress already in the reserve, the release said.
Success Seen for Tigers in Transboundary Landscape
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Cher
- 3 days ago - worldwildlife.org
Nepal and India share in amazing results in new tiger report
Lion Ark the Movie
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, rescued, movie )

Cher
- 3 days ago - lionarkthemovie.com
More action adventure than traditional documentary, Lion Ark follows the world's most ambitious and daring animal rescue, with a narrative compiled from film, interviews, conversations and reactions as events unfolded.
IUCN OPENS A NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR TIGER CONSERVATION!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, habitat, conservation, wildlife )

Cher
- 5 days ago - iucn.org
A new Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme (ITHCP) managed by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, is being initiated thanks to a 20 million euro grant from the German government through the KfW Development Bank.
Feds Set 'Critical Habitat' Limits for Threatened Lynx
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lynx, habitat )

Cher
- 5 days ago - startribune.com
On Tuesday, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's final rule designating prime lynx territory went into effect. The lynx thrives in large tracts of boreal forest, where it can find its favorite meal, snowshoe hares, and "persistent deep, fluffy snow," which
Elderly Man in Brazil Makes Friends With a Hummingbird (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 6 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Most people would be pretty freaked out if a bird flew into their house and made themselves at home. This man, João Silvestrini, however, isn't phased at all by the hummingbird who visits his home daily. According to Silvestrini, the hummingbird is young
 

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