World Turtle Day!

A report by Pritha Paul for the International Business Times. World Turtle Day is celebrated on May 23 — a day which has been sponsored by American Tortoise Rescue since the year 2000 to raise awareness about the fast-depleting population of turtles and to learn about ways to conserve these reptiles. According to International Union for […]

via World Turtle Day 2018: 7 Interesting Facts About The Shelled Reptiles — Repeating Islands


Borneo Elephant Mortality…

ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation Landowners in Sabah should be held liable if elephants die on their land ASEAN+ May 23, 2018 18:14 Kota Kinabalu – Landowners should be held accountable if an elephant dies on their land. This is one proposal by WWF-Malaysia, in response to the alarming finding of […]

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Rare Clouded Leopard Cubs at Denver Zoo!

What could be better than two tiny leopard cubs? Three tiny leopard cubs, of course! At least, that’s the attitude of administrators at Denver Zoo, who welcomed the addition of a female, clouded leopard cub to join the zoo’s two existing cubs of the same species. Zookeepers hope this addition will increase the chances that […]

via Rare Clouded Leopard Cub, Denver Zoo. — Old Guv Legends

Blood Ivory!

Blood Ivory is a story from Simon Ashcroft’s past when he was a counter-terrorism intelligence officer with the Australian Secret Intelligence Services (ASIS). He’s on a mission in northern Tanzania hunting the financiers of a South East Asian terrorist organisation. Investigations lead him to the some of the richest wildlife reserves found anywhere on the […]

via Thrilling Locations: Blood Ivory — Aiden L Bailey

Exotic and Unique Trees, beautifully photographed!

Off to Market, Madagascar, 2006 From 4,000-year-old pines in California to Welsh yews carved into pulpits, photographer Beth Moon has spent 14 years travelling the globe in search of exquisite trees. Rilke’s Bayon, Cambodia, 2007 Heart of the Dragon, Yemen, 2010 All photographs: Beth Moon Ancient Trees; Portraits of Time by Beth Moon is published […]

via Dark Ancient Trees by Beth Moon. — Old Guv Legends

Top 10 newly discovered species for 2018

This January 2018 video says about itself: AMAZING Recently Discovered Species You’d think by now we’ve done a pretty good job at cataloguing all of the species in the world, but we’re far from done! Scientists believe there are around 8.7 million species in the world, with between 1 and 2 million of those being […]

via Top 10 newly discovered species for 2018 — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Blue Whales…

ScienceDaily reports To support their hulking bodies, blue whales use various acrobatic maneuvers to scoop up many individually tiny prey, filtering the water back out through massive baleen plates. In most cases, the whales roll to the right as they capture their prey, just as most people are right-handed. But, researchers now show that the […]

via Righty Blue whales Sometimes Act Like Lefties — Natural History Wanderings