We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]

via Wildlife Conservation: Is it enough? — Agenda For Survival

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Smithsonian Wilderness Forever Contest. Brown Bear Up Close (Ursus arctos). Katmai Wilderness, Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska. “I created several images as the bear rose and then retreated to the far shore. This shot, with the bear gazing directly at me, was the best.” Photo and caption by Robert Amoruso / Smithsonian Wilderness […]

via Big Hungry Brown Bear, Alaska. — Old Guv Legends

Pt. Reyes National Seashore Reports: Due to the elephant seal population expansion at Drakes Beach in front of the Ken Patrick Visitor Center, Point Reyes National Seashore begins today an elephant seal control program by re-introducing grizzly bears to their historic range along the coast. By bringing back a natural predator to the elephant seal, […]

via Grizzly Bears To Control Pt. Reyes Elephant Seal Population — Natural History Wanderings