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Agama atra The Southern Rock Agama occurs only in South Africa (portions of every province), Lesotho and very marginally into Namibia and Botswana. They occur in a wide range of habitats, from the seashore to semi-deserts to high mountain plateaus, provided there’s rocks among which to shelter. They feed mainly on various small insects and […]
Here’s the release from the Bureau of Reclamation (Marlon Duke/Patti Aaron): The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation and representatives from all seven Colorado River Basin states gathered today and signed completed drought contingency plans for the Upper and Lower Colorado River basins. These completed plans are designed to reduce risks from ongoing drought […]
“Somos de aquí: The Enduring Wildlife of Puerto Rico” opened officially on May 5, 2019, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming, and will be on view through August 18. This is the first fully-bilingual, large-scale art exhibition in Wyoming. It is a multimedia show featuring Puerto Rican parrots, coquí frogs, sea turtles, and […]
Luis Ferré-Sadurní (The New York Times) reports on the extensive loss of vegetation and wildlife in Puerto Rico’s rainforest, El Yunque National Forest. This has hit me hard, since I was just there this past August, and for the first time, I hiked up to its highest peak, El Toro (at 3,533 feet above sea level). […]
One of of 37 spotted seal pups rescued from traffickers splashes into the water after being released back into the wild by officials in the north-eastern Liaoning province.
ScienceDaily reports A stand of bald cypress trees in North Carolina, including one least 2,624 years old, are the oldest known living trees in eastern North America and the oldest wetland tree species in the world. They show evidence of severe flooding and drought during colonial and pre-colonial times. Read article at: Oldest known trees in […]