YubaNet posted a news article from the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources that reported Aspen trees have been defoliated due to an influx of invasive white satin moths (Leucoma salicis). The white satin moth is a non-native defoliator of aspen, cottonwoods, willows and other deciduous species. Continued defoliation can threaten aspen stands, which […]
It’s hard to believe that it’s already been one month since Elephantopia led the photo safari to Zambia – although, it’s taken nearly this long to just do a preliminary sort-through the *thousands* of pictures taken of our projects and our safari. Below I’d like to share a synopsis from my personal diary of our…
Introduction The following is a guest post from Jessica Turner, whom you may remember from this Q&A. It is the first installment in a two-part series about pumas (Puma concolor) in the eastern United States. This post deals with the extirpation of pumas in the eastern two-thirds of the U.S., and some of the controversy […]
This 13 July 2018 video, recorded in India, shows a deer escaping a tiger.
Ian Harmer is known as the tour guide to hear in Africa. He’s passionate, opinionated, well spoken, and has unmatched knowledge and ties to the local communities. He grew up in Zimbabwe and worked a handful of jobs from basic service work to managing a restaurant. He always knew he wanted to live in the […]
Etosha National Park is known as one of the world’s greatest wildlife-viewing venues. It’s got four out of the big five. Luckily, we’d already seen the one that they didn’t have, the buffalo, in Chobe National Park at the beginning of our trip. There’s also this group of animals called the ugly five: hyena, vulture, […]