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  • Weasel riding the back of a woodpecker captured by photographer.
    A rare photograph is captured of a weasel riding the back of a woodpecker
    No. This is not a photoshop. The Indiana Jones of weasels snagged a woodpecker ride on Monday and the incident was captured by a London photographer. The rare photo depicts the woodpecker in flight and the weasel snuggled up against him, seemingly...
  • FWS plans national survey of hunting, fishing and wildlife watching
    FWS plans national survey of hunting, fishing and wildlife watching
    The 13th National Survey of Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife-Associated Recreation is being planned by the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS). In the Federal Register of Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, FWS announced it is taking public comments and...
  • 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit comes to Houston at HMNS
    50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit comes to Houston at HMNS
    Getting engaged in nature is easy to do with the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s newest exhibit, 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year.The stunning images at HMNS of the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year, a world-renowned exhibit,...
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    Capuchin monkey offers his girl a shoulder to cry on
    When you're down, it's good to have a friend. These Capuchin monkeys show that compassion and comforting a friend in need is a trait that runs in the DNA of almost every creature. The zookeepers at the Zoological Wildlife Foundation (ZWF)...
  • Save African lions and help them get listed as endangered species by Jan 27
    Save African lions and help them get listed as endangered species by Jan 27
    Can you imagine the African lion becoming extinct? According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), it’s a real potential in the foreseeable future. Because of this, the FWS has “proposed to list the lion as threatened under the...
  • Know your backyard species
    Opossums, the free gardeners
    Opossums, the only marsupials in the United States, are our gentle wild neighbors. Far from being a nuisance, opossums are beneficial to neighborhoods, eating the harmful, unwanted pests around our homes such as snails, slugs, spiders, cockroaches...
  • American Bald Eagle
    Monsanto power in Texas may be harming people, wildlife, water and environment
    Is the government putting the future health and well-being of children, wildlife, the environment, and water supplies at significant risk in favor of special interest groups, including chemical companies?Yesterday, a report from Moms Across...
  • Coming Up! 25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week-Pigeon Forge TN
    Coming Up! 25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week-Pigeon Forge TN
    Pigeon Forge Tennessee is hosting their 25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week from January 24th through January 31st, 2015 at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. This year they will have over 400 seminars and/or classes, 66 hikes, and lots of...
  • Humanely removing wildlife
    Humane wildlife removal
    Learning the natural history and behaviors of backyard species goes a long way toward peaceful coexistence. Humane solutions start with a greater understanding of wildlife. Local wildlife is more like us than not. John Griffin with the Humane...
  • Prospect Park Lake
    Online Resources for Exploring Nature around New York City
    There is a surprising amount of nature-related activity going on in and around New York City all year long. Many advocacy and enthusiast groups and individuals maintain blogs, websites, or newsletters with useful resources for learning about and...
  • Possum Drop
    No live opossums to be used during New Year's Eve 'Possum Drop'
    Changes are coming to this year's 'Possum Drop' to be held on New Year’s Eve in North Carolina. According to Monday's Washington Times, live opossumswill not be used for this year's event.For 21 years, the event has been...
  • wild horses badlands north dakota
    Wildlife Impacted by Bakken Shale Play
    The bison, antelope and mule deer that once roamed the Badlands of the Dakotas are now replaced by trucks, roughnecks and outright general chaos, according to North Dakota Wildlife Federation Mike McEnroe."It's fast, it's intense, and...
  • WWAG Madison
    Colorado Wolf Warrior takes battle to Wisconsin
    Dedicated Wolf and Wildlife Action Group (WWAG) member Jeanne Rasmussen along with activists from all over the country have taken the fight for life to Wisconsin, the epicenter of the war on wolves. Wisconsin is a state where the government and...
  • Promo pic from Anacostia Watershed Society facebook page
    Wildlife and Watershed Wednesday Happy Hour in D.C.
    Did you know? Anacostia Watershed Society is a non-profit environmental organization devoted to restoring and protecting the Anacostia River.What: You’re invited to join Anacostia Watershed Society at Big Bear Cafe in DC's Bloomingdale...
  • $15k reward to find killer of alpha wolf in Washington state
    $15k reward to find killer of alpha wolf in Washington state
    The alpha female wolf from a Washington state wolf pack was recently killed - and conservation groups now have a healthy bounty out to find her killer.KOMO 4 News reported today that conservation groups have a $15,000 reward for information...