Monarch Butterflies

Photo: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, Monarch on the milkweed The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.monarchwatch.org http://www.namonarchs.org https://www.nwf.org/Home/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Invertebrates/Monarch-Butterfly Sex, Lies and Butterflies sex-lies-butterflies – @PBSNature Recommended Listening The bitter taste of the monarch butterfly – Off Track – Native to North America, it was an …

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web https://greengirlsinafrica.com http://www.wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Contact GWP for a webex link. pic.twitter.com/p9azTHZ4cg — Louise Twining-Ward (@louisetw) October 20, 2017 2018 Wildlife Tourism Australia Supporting Sustainable …

Mexico’s Bats

Photo: US Department of Agriculture, Vampire Bat Video University of Mexico Professor of Ecology Rodrigo Medellin travels deep into the Yucatan rainforest to research and photograph two rare carnivorous species of Vampire bat. Rodrigo Medellin http://web.ecologia.unam.mx/medellin https://www.instagram.com/rodrigomedellin1223/ https://twitter.com/rodrigomedellin Tweets by rodrigomedellin Photos Embedded Tweets Wonderful documentary about @rodrigomedellin's search for Mexico's false vampire bats, filmed …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …

Bats Links

Photo: Spider by Boris Links related to bats presented in mostly random fashion: Headlines White-nose syndrome is quietly killing millions of bats http://passporttotexas.org/busting-myths-about-bats Mauritius to kill 18,000 threatened native bats in ‘disgraceful’ cull – Mongabay Bat removal in Charters Towers in north Queensland goes off with a bang Twitter @BatConRescueQld @MareeTreadwellK @AusBats @OccasionalBat @NZBatman @rodrigomedellin …

Camera Trap

Buzzwords Camera trap = remotely activated camera that is equipped with a motion sensor or an infrared sensor, or uses a light beam as a trigger Camera trapping is a method for capturing wild animals on film when researchers are not present. Features https://www.npca.org/articles/1667-worth-more-than-a-thousand-words https://twitter.com/NPCA/status/928259464830078976 watsa-tcs-camera-trap-honduras.html Elsewhere on the Web Instantwild itunes.apple.com/us/app/instant-wild/id464812695?mt=8 https://emammal.wordpress.com Questions Can …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Basin and Range Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. This Planeta.com guide aims to be …

Bats

Photo: Duncan PJ, Grey headed flying fox Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Advantages of being a #bathttps://t.co/SHMzL0HsvWFor a new column with @round_glass , an environment magazine by Grammy winner Ricky Kej pic.twitter.com/LY0bYQg4Ik …

Wildlife Links

Photo Links about wildlife Headlines https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/gadgets-track-wildlife-and-enlighten-humans/2016/02/28/c89bb6c8-de83-11e5-8d98-4b3d9215ade1_story.html An ethical history of zoos 2015 Wildlife Resolutions – @MeganShersby Africa: Can Indigenous and Wildlife Conservationists Work Together? Leaving Only Footsteps? Think again. – Outbounding why-we-need-to-rethink-wildlife-tourism – Outbounding Skip the Circus, Marine Park, and Zoo: Here are 10 Humane Ways to Interact With Wildlife The Coming Age of the …

Snow Leopards

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library October 23 is Snow Leopard Day. Hashtag:  #SnowLeopardDay Committed to raising awareness for the plight of an iconic species, the twelve Asian countries that are home to the cat made the initial declaration in 2014. Twitter Moment Snow Leopard Day Red List Why we oppose @IUCN's decision to downlist the #snowleopard …