Grizzly Bears

Photo: Tim Rains/Denali NP, Sow and cubs The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos ssp.) is a large population of the brown bear inhabiting North America. Scientists generally do not use the name grizzly bear but call it the North American brown bear. Headlines https://apnews.com/30a8f66939fc4da982e2e2f6d6414148/Judge-restores-protections-for-grizzly-bears,-blocking-hunts https://www.coloradoan.com https://www.npr.org Photos Embedded Tweets BREAKING: U.S. judge orders restoration of federal …

Giraffes

Photo: lukas.b0 The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all extant land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. in the past 15 years, the population has plummeted some 40 percent, to less than 80,000 from 140,000 in the mid 1990s. Celebrations World Giraffe Day Embedded Tweets Meet the 4 …

Bison

Photo: Denver Bison entered the Americas 500,000 through the landbridge from Siberia during an Ice Age. – Wikipedia Celebrations #NationalBisonDay is the first Saturday in November. Elsewhere on the Web http://storyofthebison.com/tatankaaboutbison.html https://www.wcs.org/get-involved/updates/senate-passes-bison-day-resolution Headlines http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/06/us/utah-bison-herd/index.html Embedded Tweets It’s a great day for bison!.The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution marking #NationalBisonDay on Saturday, November 4! pic.twitter.com/CSce9mruwF …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Poster The 2018 Wildlife Tourism Australia conference is deep dive, balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents. This Planeta.com page is a preview of the event and will be updated on a regular basis. October 28-31 Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents (Tasmania) Too often …

Mammals

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Carnivora Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia, a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands. Females of all mammal species nurse their young with milk, secreted from the …

Giraffes Links

Photo: Dana Wilson/BLM, Burning Man 2014 Links related to giraffes Recommended Listening Giraffes – the forgotten megafauna – Conservationists are putting renewed energy into saving the giraffe, whose population has plummeted by 40 percent in just 16 years… there are just 80 thousand left. This rapid loss has prompted the creation of the Giraffe Conservation …

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web Responsible wildlife volunteering Home Embedded Tweets Contact GWP for a webex link. pic.twitter.com/p9azTHZ4cg — Louise Twining-Ward (@louisetw) October 20, 2017 Planeta.com Wildlife Wildlife Tourism Australia The tour operator’s dilemma: Keeping the customer happy while …

Bears

Buzzwords Bear = Bears are carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae. They are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans. Although only eight species of bears are extant, they are widespread, appearing in a wide variety of habitats throughout the Northern Hemisphere and partially in the Southern Hemisphere. Bears are found on the continents of North …

Turtles Links

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Hatchlings News and resources related to turtles presented in somewhat random fashion Oaxaca 2018 https://www.nvinoticias.com/nota/99939/hallan-mas-de-300-tortugas-muertas-atrapadas-en-trasmallo-de-barco-en-costas-de-oaxaca https://www.excelsior.com.mx/nacional/mueren-mas-de-100-tortugas-atrapadas-en-redes-en-oaxaca/1261302 http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/estados/mueren-300-tortugas-en-costas-de-oaxaca Some 300 turtles die trapped in fishing nets off Oaxaca coast Question What is the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Tortoises and turtles are both reptiles, but turtles can swim and tortoises are land …