Friday, September 24, 2021

Bobcat Released Back Into the Wild By PA Game Commission

DALLAS, Pa., Nov. 16, 2012 – A cat may not have nine lives, but a young bobcat in the Poconos received a second one...

Zambia Bans Trophy Hunting to Encourage Ecotourism

Zambia has decided to follow Kenya and Botswana down the road to eliminating trophy hunting. Zambian Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo made the announcement that...

Google StreetView Cameras Run Over Wild Animals?

You can’t go anywhere these days that hasn’t already been captured by one of the hordes of Google StreetView cameras. This type of infiltration...
exotic pet laws ohio

Exotic Pet Laws Tightened – Ohio Folks Have to Microchip

A federal judge in Ohio recently sided against owners of exotic pets by requiring these owners to join private associations and to implant microchips...
pet monkey

Newly discovered pet already endangered?

We all want the new thing, the item no one else has. The car. The handbag. The shoes and the gadgets. But when does this...
banning cats

Economist Proposes Banning Cats with “Cats to Go” Campaign

Would you give up your cat to protect the environment? This is a tough question facing New Zealand pet owners this year after economist Gareth...
new species of crab

Senckenberg Announces Discovery of New Species

Biology and taxonomy still has its wonders for those who look hard enough. Researchers at the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN) in Frankfurt announced...
aggressive bird

Frankensparrow, a Robotic Bird, Studies Aggressive Bird Behavior

Deep in the heart of a male swamp sparrow, lurks an aggressive bully. Swamp sparrows are commonly found across eastern North America in wetlands....

Thousands of Elephants Lost to Poaching in Gabon

For Africa’s elephants, life in a national park isn’t poacher-free. After a recent head count at Gabon’s Minkebe Park, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)...
pet hedgehog

Considering a Pet Hedgehog? You May Want to Reconsider

Some people find pet hedgehogs absolutely adorable. So cute, in fact, they’re adding the small mammals to the list of favorite pets. But with...