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Northern Plains Grassland Field Day

Northern Plains Grassland Field Day

When: 10am-330pm Friday, 12 Sep 2014
Where: Meet at Kotta Nature Conservation Reserve shearing shed, corner of Aird and Whitfield Roads, Terrick Terrick East, Victoria (VicRoads Map 30, Ref J4). 203 more words

General

It Doesn't Take a Panda Bear to Save a Species

Just ask the late Nez Perce elder Elmer Crow Jr.  The tribal elder has watched the animal diversity change drastically following the installation of the dams along the Snake and Columbia rivers in Idaho.  262 more words

Feel Good

Twins for Rarest Lemur Species!

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Grey, a mated pair of Alaotran Gentle Lemur who welcomed twins this August at Bristol Zoo!  The newborns not only are adorable but vital to their species survival. 116 more words

Feel Good

False eye splashes

If not for the oversized ocular ovals on its back, this Eyed click beetle (Alaus oculatus) would’ve blended in fairly well as it crossed an asphalt path. 14 more words

Nature

89. Gayal

Gayal. In Apatani, we call them “Subu”. And to the Apatani people, it means wealth. It is considered as wealth because it plays important role in economical, social and cultural life of… 212 more words

Photography

The Last Passengers

A hundred years ago today Martha died. She was a passenger pigeon and the last of her kind, the final living specimen of a race of birds once so numerous that their flocks would black out the sky for hours on end. 325 more words

Photography

White Rhinoceros

Incredible animals, the Rhinoceroses are the second largest land mammals, at 1.8 meter at shoulder and males weighing up to 2 to 2.3 tons. Horns can grow up to 1.5 meter and the tail is a meter long. 131 more words

Fauna