Foxes

Photo: National Park Service, Island Fox Fox = a carnivorous mammal of the dog family with a pointed muzzle and bushy tail, proverbial for its cunning Island Fox (Channel Islands, California) https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/nature/island-fox.htm Planeta.com Mammals Wildlife

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 …

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 presented in somewhat random fashion: 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 …

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 …

Kangaroos

Photo: Tatters, Kangaroo and joey The kangaroo is one of Australia’s most iconic animals. There are more than 60 different species of kangaroo and their close relatives, with all kangaroos belonging to the super family Macropodoidea (or macropods, meaning ‘great-footed’). Flickr 3738236886 3737441631 Headlines Kangaroos (and other herbivores) are eating away at national parks across …

Wildlife

Graphic:  Wildlife Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants and animals. Species Spotlight Alligators Birds Ducks Penguins Elephants Elk Giraffes Rhinos Whales Planeta.com #WildOz Wild New Zealand Wild USA Wild Ocean Biodiversity Nature Wildlife Tourism Wildlife Friendlier Fences