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Alberta’s caribou maternity ward plan attacked in science journal

EDMONTON — Alberta’s plan to restore a dwindling caribou herd by penning off a large tract of forest for pregnant cows would only produce “naive” calves that wouldn’t survive outside the fence, says a scientific paper. 509 more words

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11th January 2017: Muntjac Deer

Part 1: I was on a walk with my Mum, and Dover (our German SH Pointer) found a rather large spine. We tried to get it off of him but he spent a long while playing catch-me-if-you-can instead. 156 more words


Ungulates: Celebrating Them, Conserving Them, And Eating Them..? (Part 1)

June 6 was International Ungulate Day, and numerous preoccupations have made me very late to finishing what was supposed to be timely recognition of a notable zoological holiday (many zoos and conservation foundations commemorate this day, so no I’m not just making it up).  3,700 more words


Kelley's first adventures!

Wildlife Safari’s first baby giraffe, Kelley, has started adventuring further afield, taking his first trips into the main park! In the months since his birth, Kelley has stayed in the giraffe yard, staying close to the barn and getting used to people and the sight of cars. 213 more words

The Himalayan Adventures of Orus Ilyas

WHO? Orus Ilyas, 44
WHAT? Wildlife biologist
WHERE? Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Reported by Nandita Jayaraj

“WWF-India asked me if I could ride a motorcycle. I said ‘Sure, why not. 2,036 more words


Healthy Happy Hippos

Meet Wildlife Safari’s resident hippos! Blippo and Padron, like many of the animals at the park, have regular training sessions with their keepers. As they are such large animals, these sessions are vitally important for their care – being able to ask them to show their teeth allows keepers to make sure they’re healthy everyday, and catch any issues before they become a real problem. 169 more words

6th November 2016: Biology lessons

The real fascination for bones started when I was studying at Shuttleworth College. In my first year I had Helen, an excellent teacher for biology; one of our assignments consisted of drawing up an animal’s skeleton to label. 125 more words