Tigers

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Sumatran Tiger The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus Panthera with the lion, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard. Headlines The cheap and shady business of taking selfies …

Hummingbirds

Photo: Emilio Kifuri Hummingbird = a small nectar-feeding tropical American bird that is able to hover and fly backward, typically having colorful iridescent plumage Translating: Hummingbird Spanish: Colibri Embedded Tweets Pequeños relámpagos vivientes Conoce todas las especies de #colibríes que viven en México y norteamérica. Para visualizarlo en alta resolución da click en: https://t.co/MTygeqVOji pic.twitter.com/D0pttlXZWW …

World Wildlife Day 2020

Poster Embedded Tweets Introducing the Black Mountain Boulder Frog. Number 71 on the list of Cape York's Rare and Threatened Species https://t.co/MBPAu9N5VW Image credit @StephenZozaya #WorldWildlifeDay #Biodiversity2020 @TSCommissioner @QldEnvironment @envirogov #EPBC pic.twitter.com/tOBqpMxFGH — Cape York NRM (@CapeYorkNRM) March 4, 2020 In honor of #WorldWildlifeDay, meet the pronghorn. They are the second fastest land mammal on …

Kea

Photo: Pedro Szekely, On the Road Kea = a mountain parrot with a long, narrow bill and mainly olive-green plumage (New Zealand (Aotearoa)) Embedded Tweets A new intelligence test involving Kea has confirmed what anyone who’s ever met one knows – they’re clever – as clever as primateshttps://t.co/L1LncOjpwX — RNZ (@radionz) March 15, 2020 Planeta.com …

Predator Free

Adjectives New Zealand (Aotearoa)  – The government has launched its strategy aimed at making the country predator free by 2050. Announcements One step closer to Predator Free 2050 beehive.govt.nz/release/new-zealand-be-predator-free-2050 Headlines Government outlines plan to make New Zealand predator free by 2050 A conservation summit on Predator Free NZ 2050 Predator Free NZ – ambitious and …

Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Photo: Royal Albatross New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the fifth season the Department of Conversation has a webcam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of Conservation staff …

World Wildlife Day

Poster: Ron Mader, World Wildlife Day World Wildlife Day takes place each year on March 3 and focuses global attention on the protection of biodiversity and wildlife. World Wildlife Day is celebrated on March 3rd, the date that the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was adopted in …

Pangolins

Photo: Ajit Huilgol/USFWS, Manis crassicaudata Pangolin = an African and Asian mammal that has a body covered with horny overlapping scales, a small head with elongated snout, a long sticky tongue for catching ants and termites, and a thick, tapering tail Headlines Coronavirus should be a wake-up call to our treatment of the animal world …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP 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 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. 2020 ICYMI: I sat down …

Wild Chile

Chile Flag Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks, and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Chile. Chile made great strides in land and sea protections in 2017, expanding the country’s national park system by more than 3.3 million acres. Parks Official website: conaf.cl/noticias/parques Facebook: Facebook Twitter: @conaf_minagri YouTub: YouTube https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/19/chile-route-of-parks-beauty-patagonia https://twitter.com/sernatur/status/958401467773345793 Marine Parks Chile designated several …