While driving slowly back to Satara Rest Camp along the S100 one evening, we came across a mixed group of Impalas and Baboons peacefully whiling away the final minutes of sunlight at Shibotwana waterhole. It is then that we noticed a Black-backed Jackal moving through the group, obviously looking for an easy meal. The Jackal […]

via Hell hath no fury like a female Baboon! — de Wets Wild

When British explorers happened upon Kangaroo Island—south of what today is the city of Adelaide—the animals took them by surprise. Unlike the wild ‘roos of the mainland, who knew to keep their distance, these creatures were utterly tame and approachable (so much so that the arriving crew reportedly slaughtered 31 for a giant kangaroo stew). […]

via Kangaroo Island Creatures. — Old Guv Legends

From The Summit Daily (Deepan Dutta): Since 2007, Parks and Wildlife has conducted a biennial fishery survey of the reach with assistance from Summit County, the U.S. Forest Service and the Colorado Water Quality Control Division. After evaluating the latest survey, Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist Jon Ewert found “an obvious and significant decline occurring […]

via Surveys show significant fish declines in Blue River upstream of Dillon Reservoir — The Summit Daily — Coyote Gulch

Here’s the release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Work to restore wild rainbow trout in the Gunnison Gorge is starting to pay off as the population of the species is slowly increasing, according to surveys conducted recently by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW biologists are hopeful that the success on the Gunnison will eventually help […]

via Wild rainbow trout population growing in the Gunnison Gorge — #Colorado Parks & Wildlife — Coyote Gulch