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Oregon officials are concerned about a “frenzy of poaching” after a black bear was found decapitated. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> A decapitated bear was discovered outside of Veneta in October, and multiple other animals have been poached in the same area of Lane County, the Oregon Department of
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Mniarogekko chahoua (aka the mossy New Caledonian gecko, short-snouted New Caledonian gecko, Bavay’s giant gecko, mossy prehensile-tailed gecko, chahoua, or just chewie) is my favorite New Caledonian gecko (which might make them my favorite gecko of all), but, are they the right pet lizard for you? ==== Crested Gecko Diet: http://amzn.to/2wVWcYv http://amzn.to/2gWSbgS Crickets: https://amzn.to/2L5Tswx Mealworms:
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In September, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, testifying on behalf of Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso’s latest bill to gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA) peddled the fake-news narrative that the ESA is “broken.” States would do a better job recovering endangered wildlife, Gordon testified, ignoring the obvious reality that every single species protected under the ESA
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In a last-ditch attempt to make good on promises to the oil and gas industry, the Trump administration is rushing to formalize plans to drill for oil in the Arctic national wildlife refuge before Joe Biden takes office. On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management initiated the process with a formal “call for nominations”, inviting
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Hunters pursuing foxes, coyotes, raccoons, opossums, striped skunks, weasels, bobcats and porcupines in Pennsylvania may now use handheld and sporting-arm mounted night-vision and infrared (thermal) optics. A law permitting those devices in hunting furbearers became effective November 6, when it was published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners in September gave
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Today, BirdLife Europe released a new report which provides an in-depth analysis of derogations in eight EU Member States: Bulgaria, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Poland and Spain. Derogations are exceptions to the law made to allow for special circumstances, which, when in place, remove the protections all European birds enjoy under the EU Birds
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Just one in 12 badgers found dead on roads has bovine tuberculosis, a Government-backed study has revealed – sparking calls to scrap the controversial cull. Researchers from Nottingham University collected and tested 610 “roadkill” badger carcasses, but found only 51 infected with the disease. Tens of thousands are being killed this autumn (Image: Getty) The
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The Children’s python (Antaresia childreni) is one of the smallest pythons on the planet. Their small size makes them very reasonable pets indeed. Despite being little, they have all the personality of much larger snakes. They are like the ackie monitors of the snake world. They are definitely one of the best and most underrated
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Poachers have illegally shot and beheaded buffaloes in a remote Australian outback region and left their carcasses to rot on sacred Aboriginal land. One decapitated buffalo was found in Mount Catt, central Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory – where it is illegal to travel on Aboriginal land without permission from traditional landowners. File image
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More than 17 million mink are being culled and dumped in mass graves in Denmark in a desperate bid to eradicate a mutated strain of coronavirus that could make vaccines less potent. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned today the new Covid-19 variant — called Cluster 5 — could have ‘grave consequences’ if it becomes
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Police have launched an investigation after shocking footage emerged appearing to show a fox being savaged to death by a pack of crazed hunt hounds. Members of the Warwickshire Hunt were recorded by saboteurs allegedly using their dogs to kill the animal during a meet at Arlescote, Warwickshire, last Wednesday. Members of the Warwickshire Hunt
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Scorpions are incredibly cool. The emperor scorpion (Pandinus imperator) is not only one of the largest scorpions, but also one of the most common pet scorpions. But is it a good pet scorpion? And is it the best pet invertebrate for you? ==== Enclosure: https://amzn.to/2D9Dm63 Substrate: https://amzn.to/2TEPr6n Sand: https://amzn.to/2QcRLAz Moss: https://amzn.to/2D8tHcA Vermiculite: https://amzn.to/34pel0g Water Bowl:
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We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Candy McManiman wins First Prize for her outstanding image ‘Cats Like Water’. Tjie Poo wins Second Prize with his breathtaking image “Portrait Horned Puffin’, and Third Prize goes to Bob Swan with “Sisters”. Please give kudos to the photographers by leaving a comment
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There is an urgent need to protect California’s wildlife. More and more wild animals are being found contaminated by first and second generation anticoagulant rodenticides. Like the Covid-19 statistics, we are seeing increased numbers of contaminated wildlife because more tests are being performed. However, also like the pandemic, we don’t truly know the extent of exposure
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