Florida wildlife officials prepare to help manatees after record deaths

Tallahassee Florida. After a record number of manatee deaths mostly linked to malnutrition, state and federal wildlife officials hope to double rescue and rehabilitation capabilities before dugongs congregate again in warm waters over the winter. On a conference call Wednesday with reporters, officials from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and the U.S. Fish and … Read more

Don’t Catch Small Wild Animals: Leave Wildlife Wild

May 19, 2022 Click on the image to enlarge it Salem, Rekaz. – Young wild animals are rarely orphaned, so leave them where you find them. The advice you’ll likely hear if you bring a small wild animal home is to “bring it back,” and you may receive a warning or quote from the Oregon … Read more

The natural world in motion: Wildlife documentaries are local to our radar

The global climate has been in decline for decades now. The increase in the number and frequency of natural disasters is glaring evidence of that. Countries around the world are facing the real threats of climate change. Take Pakistan, for example. Since June this year, it has been inundated with rainfall and by August more … Read more

8 endangered Namibian cheetahs arrive in India

CNN – After becoming extinct in India more than 70 years ago, cheetahs are finally beginning to return to the country through a new reintroduction programme. Eight leopards from Namibia arrived in India on Saturday, it was reported Tweet from the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). The big cats were released in the Indian Kono National … Read more

The role of toxicology in preserving wildlife

an introductionplastic pollutionindustrial chemicalsPesticide toxicityreferencesin-depth reading Wildlife toxicology involves investigating how various environmental pollutants alter the physiology and anatomy of wildlife. These effects can determine the general fitness and survival of these animals by influencing their reproductive success, health and general well-being in the wild. Wildlife Toxicology. Image Credit: Alexmalexra / Shutterstock.com Animals in the … Read more

Sought to put an endangered snail near a lithium mine in Nevada

RENO, Nevada (AP) – Conservationists are seeking to protect the Endangered Species Act of a small, half-pea-sized snail known only to be found in high desert springs near a massive, planned lithium mine in Nevada along the Oregon State Line. The Western Watershed Project submitted a petition for the listing last week to the US … Read more

Nearly 900 Virginia wildlife species are endangered, but a federal bill could help protect them – The Virginian-Pilot

The ecosystem is like Jenga. Each species is a building block, and every time a piece is removed, the tower gets a little weaker, said Scott Kloepfer, who heads the state branch of the Wildlife Society, an international non-profit that advocates for wildlife conservation. “It is important to preserve each of our species – if … Read more

What you need to know about living with Javelina in Arizona

Tucson, AZ (KGUN) – It’s a common sight around southern Arizona: Javelinas are wild herd animals and come together to defend their territories and protect each other from predators. The Arizona Department of Fish and Game says the rule of thumb for living amongst Sonoran desert wildlife like Javelina is to never feed them. The … Read more