From the University of Turku in Finland: New wasp species with a giant stinger discovered in Amazonia July 5, 2018 Researchers from the University of Turku, Finland have discovered a new wasp species in the Amazon which has an exceptionally large stinger that surprised even the scientists. The new insect, which is found in the […]

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Introduction Drs. Silvio Marchini and David Macdonald have just released a fascinating new study about the human dimensions of jaguar (Panthera onca) conservation in Brazil. Long-time readers of The Jaguar and its Allies may remember these authors. In 2015, I shared an article of theirs that used the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen, 1985) to examine ranchers’ intentions […]

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Rare Iranian Cheetahs…

From Wildlife Extra: Just 20 individual cheetahs identified in Iran so far, including 6 surviving females More areas left to be surveyed March 2013. Based on recent camera trapping surveys in Iran, just 20 different Asiatic cheetahs have been identified in the country. Initiated in late 2011, the first comprehensive national population survey has been […]

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Birds of China…

This 2008 video says about itself: Join Animal Planet for Pandamonium, a brand new series that lets us experience the incredible lives of the giant pandas of the Wolong Panda Reserve in China. The centre is now opening up its remarkable work to the world, giving us the chance to meet the dedicated team that […]

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Chobe National Park, Savuti, Botswana…

Located within the Chobe National Park, Savuti, is truly a place for one to get lost in nature. It is place known for its abundant wildlife, flora and fauna and a destination where wildlife photographers visit with the hope to capture a kill and make a name for themselves. Savuti may not be known for […]