Turtles Links

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Hatchlings News and resources related to turtles presented in somewhat random fashion Features Latin American Sea Turtles Elsewhere on the Web Desert Tortoise Habitat & Life History – Nevada Wildlife 14 things you probably didn’t know about turtles http://www.conserveturtles.org – @conserveturtles http://www.desertsun.com/longform/news/environment/2014/06/07/climate-change-california-desert-animals/10035779 http://tinyurl.com/z6rzrs7 Mexico http://www.biodiversidad.gob.mx/especies/gran_familia/animales/reptiles/menuTortugas http://procer.conanp.gob.mx/tortugas/sitio/Centros.php USA: Mojave Max http://www.mojavemax.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/mojave_max https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mojave-Max/109890969054057 https://twitter.com/MojaveMax …

Birds

Photo: Puerto Escondido Bird = a warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrate distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, and a beak and (typically) by being able to fly Celebrations World Migratory Bird Day Species Ducks Flamingos Penguins Kākāpō Webcams Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura Amazon.com The Wonder of Birds Elsewhere on the Web peruaves.org avianreport.com …

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 Wednesday

Photo Hashtags: #WildlifeWednesday Embedded Tweets The Arboreal Salamander is part of the lungless salamander family, which breathe through their skin & the tissues surrounding their mouths! Arboreal Salamanders dwell in damp terrestrial environments, & are only active in humid conditions. #WildlifeWednesday 📷 Gabi Dunn NPS pic.twitter.com/wo03qsMb6E — Golden Gate NPS (@GoldenGateNPS) March 6, 2019 Planeta.com …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Also check out our spotlight on european ecotourism Features State of Nature 2019 Wild France (France Sauvage) England’s Lake District Twitter @zkun1971 @EUWilderness @Ruukel @EUROPARC …

Elk

Photo: Tom Koerner/USFWS, Elk at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Wikipedia: The elk or wapiti (Cervus canadensis) is one of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and Eastern Asia. This animal should not be confused with the still larger moose (Alces …

Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Photo:Tom Koerner, Sunset at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Key Links https://www.fws.gov/refuge/seedskadee https://twitter.com/USFWSMtnPrairie https://www.facebook.com/Seedskadee https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwsmtnprairie Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge is 27,230 acres surrounding 36 river miles of the Green River in southwest Wyoming. The Refuge has riparian, wetland, and upland habitats that are managed to provide wildlife habitat and support wildlife-dependent public recreational opportunities. The Green …

Bandicoots

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Compléments de Buffon Bandicoot = a mainly insectivorous marsupial native to Australia and New Guinea Embedded Tweets Last week marked a huge milestone for the endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoot. 55 of these critters were released onto a new island home in Victoria. Learn more ➡️ https://t.co/0JQ3TO7w8a pic.twitter.com/sFdhEdYMQS — @TSCommissioner (@TSCommissioner) October …

Wild Belize

Photo: NASA Marshall, Coastal Belize Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Belize. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Features Belize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas – Ecoclub Improving financial sustainability through conservation based tourism …