Tags » Endangered Species

More from the baby gorilla

A couple of weeks ago I posted my first photo of the new baby gorilla at our local zoo. In just over a week this little one will be two months old. 127 more words


Butterfly Conservation Europe Activity Report 2015

The Brits and Europeans are yards (pun intended) ahead of us Yanks on undertaking butterfly conservation projects.  Practically every British county (equivalent to our States) has its own butterfly monitoring scheme, field activities, and conservation programs in place, and much of Europe does as well. 39 more words

General Butterfly News

Kenya burns huge stockpile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. 569 more words


NaPoWriMo: Off the Menu

“Welcome to Extinction”
Said our server, flourishing menus
Our specials tonight include items
Unlike any other venues

Perhaps to start I can interest you
In a Monarch Butterfly Drink? 119 more words

Z, zoo

Today’s zoos, are better characterized as being habitats for animals. We have come along way from the human centered entertainment with small cages that held majestic beasts better suited to be roaming the wilds of the Serengeti, the Amazon or the mountain ranges of Asia. 85 more words

Writing From A To Z

Hawaii man arrested after video captured him ruthlessly attacking endangered and pregnant monk seal

LIHUE, Hawaii — Authorities in Hawaii have made an arrest in connection with an attack on an endangered monk seal that was caught on video. 177 more words