North American Badger: Taxidea taxus — nature has no boss

Out on a hike amongst the fully blooming rabbit and sage brush we noticed numerous holes along the trail. Were they Marmot or perhaps Badger. Finally near the end of the hike the question was answered when we spotted this Badger off in the distance. It was nice to see this Badger out foraging. Badgers […]

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Love Knows No Species: Emu And Donkey Have Fallen For Each Other, Caretakers Say — News : NPR

“They like to cuddle and even sleep together,” a North Carolina caretaker says of a recently rescued emu and donkey. “We can’t separate them.”(Image credit: Carolina Waterfowl Rescue)

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An Oasis of Love for Burros, Donkeys, Mules and Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Last Friday, while the BLM concluded their farce of an Advisory Board meeting in D.C. and their helicopter stampede contractors fired up to end the free lives wild horses and burros in Nevada, Terry and I spent the day surrounded by loving, rescued equines at the Todd Mission Ranch only 15 miles from our farm. Marjorie Farabee, ranch equine Manager and Director of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, had kindly asked us to stop by and check out the local four legged inhabitants, some 100+ which does not include the rescued dogs and cats. I must admit, it was a moving experience.

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Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

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The War on Wildlife

Soul-crushing reality of the world we live in at present.

60% of world’s wildlife has been wiped out since 1970
https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/living-plant-wwf-2018-1.4882819?webview=true&appname=news-android-app

Red Bellied Marmot — nature has no boss

Enjoying a bit of sunshine after a few cold fall days.

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The Guardian view on vanishing insects: a silent threat

The Guardian view on vanishing insects: a silent threat

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/oct/19/the-guardian-view-on-vanishing-insects-a-silent-threat?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Revealed: US moves to keep endangered species discussions secret

Revealed: US moves to keep endangered species discussions secret

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/18/trump-administration-us-endangered-species-discussions-secret?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Tigers forever: a wildlife hike in north-east Laos

Tigers forever: a wildlife hike in north-east Laos

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/oct/12/tigers-forever-wildlife-hike-north-east-laos?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress