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All kinds of explosions.

As you’ve probably worked out by now, I’m a big fan of explosions. Since this ridiculous blog began, I’ve blown up rabbits (don’t worry–hypothetical rabbits), … 3,251 more words

CARIBOU IN CRISIS

This is the saddest statistic I have encountered yet in the wildlife world. Two important Yukon/Northwest Territories Canadian Caribou herds population numbers are plumeting to very dangerous levels , the ‘Bathurst’ herd is estimated to be at 15,000 animals, a drop from 460,000 in the mid-1980′s. 34 more words

Endangered Species

Reducing the king of beasts to easy prey for ‘hunters’

Lions are majestic animals, the alpha predators of the African bush. We think of them as roaming wild and free across the plains. But this is far from the reality. 22 more words

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Rhino poaching smashes last years record

Rhino poaching in South Africa has smashed through last years record number. So far in 2014 1,020 rhinos have been killed for the horn. That smashes last years record for rhino deaths of 1,004. 18 more words

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Cumbrian zoo and owner fined for bird escapes

A zoo in Cumbria and its owner has been fined by magistrates courts for allowing Sacred Ibis birds to escape. They were convicted under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Sec. 20 more words

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Put squeeze on Mozambique to stop slaughter of elephants

In the dead of night a group of men hack the meat from a corpse using rusted machetes and pocket knives. Together they’re like a machine systematically tearing flesh from bone, slashing and sawing with blunted instruments. 14 more words

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