wild animals

Animals the way nature intended it; explore the world of wild animals and the controversies surrounding domestication and hunting of feral beasts.

Adrian Marin11 days ago
South Chinese Tiger
Of the six remaining tiger subspecies on earth (Amur/Siberian, Bengali, Indochinese, Malayan, South Chinese, and Sumatran), the South Chinese Tiger is the most endangered. In fact, it has not been see...
Fin Shepard16 days ago
Sharks Aren't Scary
The issues that fishing bring to the shark population have gotten out of control, endangering a species that is vital to the ocean’s ecosystem. Sharks have been around far longer than humans and have ...
Jenna Deedy18 days ago
Fredi: A Tribute to a Rescued Pilot Whale
On Saturday, April 6th, 2019, Fredi, a short-finned pilot whale who has lived at SeaWorld Orlando since she was first rescued as a calf, died after she living under the facility’s care for eight years...
Jenna Deedya month ago
Dear San Diego, Thank You for Saving Pandas
Last week, officials at the San Diego Zoo announced that Bai Yun, a 27-year-old giant panda matriarch and her six-year-old Xiao Liwu, will return to their native China by the end of April. For more th...
Alexis Runyona month ago
Megafauna You May Never Have Heard of That Went Extinct
The Younger Dryas Impact lead to a rapid climate increase caused by, what scientists and historian claim, was a comet from the Milky Way. This comet entered Earth's atmosphere 12,800 years ago during ...
IamZoya 001a month ago
The Importance of Bats in Our Ecosystem
March 5, 2019: Worldwide, there are more than 1000 different species of bats that fit in one of two sub-groups: Microchiroptera, which varies in appearance and found worldwide. Megachiroptera, more co...
Rowan Marley2 months ago
13 Awesome Wild Dog Species You Wish You Could Adopt
Dogs are cool. They have been a companion to our species for thousands of years, and since that time, we have seen some really interesting breeds pop up out of domestication. We have curly-haired pood...
Jenna Deedy2 months ago
Springer: Conservation’s Greatest Rescue Achievement
On Thursday, marine mammal researchers based at the Vancouver Aquarium announced a naming “contest” for a calf who was born to a very well known to both scientists and animal lovers alike by asking th...
Jenna Deedy2 months ago
Elmwood Park Zoo Celebrates Valentine’s Day with a Wedding?
Oh, Valentine’s Day. It’s the of the year when everyone is thinking about love and how to surprise that special someone in their life whether if it’s a friend, a partner, a parent, a kid, or an adorab...
Rowan Marley3 months ago
10 Animals That Went Extinct Due to Hunting
When people hear about animals going extinct, there's a certain assumption that humans may have been to blame—unless they're talking about dinosaurs, anyway. As years pass and animals continue to vani...
Jenna Deedy3 months ago
Anti-Zoo Group Still Shopping for a Whale “Sanctuary” in Nova Scotia
If the Whale Sanctuary Project gets its way, then Nova Scotia could end up creating a double standard in the midst of a pending ban against the keeping of cetaceans in marine zoological facilities in ...
Jenna Deedy3 months ago
Loro Parque Shares an Update on Ula, Debunks Extremist Claims
The following piece was co-written by Maria R.Grillet. On September 22, 2018, Morgan, a 10-year-old killer whale at Loro Parque, gave birth to a healthy female calf who was later named Ula by their tr...
Kimberly Crawford3 months ago
Coyotes Call for Help
Coyotes have long held the reputation with humans as being cruel, sneaky, and vicious killers. They have been labeled as dog killers, sheep hunters, and cattle pilferers. Do they deserve this awful re...
Jenna Deedy3 months ago
Ocean Ramsey and the Endangerment of Pregnant Sharks
On January 15th, 2018, Ocean Ramsey, a scuba shop keeper, model, shark conservation activist, and self-proclaimed marine biologist had a close encounter with a pregnant great white shark off the coast...
Maria Johnson3 months ago
Facts About Elephants
Nowadays, people are taking away elephants and their habitats. People are poaching elephants for so many reasons but the main reason is for their tusks, which are ivory, which they use to make jewelry...
Patrick Tuttle3 months ago
The Whale in the Room
In December of 2018, Japan announced that along with their withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission they will be changing their practice of commercial whaling. Officials claim that they wi...
Jenna Deedy3 months ago
Morgan's Calf Has Been Named: Her Name Is Ula
A killer whale calf who was born at Loro Parque last September has finally been named. According to the Spanish newspaper "El Dia," Morgan's four-month-old daughter was named "Ula," which means "Jewel...
Jenna Deedy3 months ago
New Calf Born to L-Pod
During a routine survey done on the endangered Southern Resident orca community on Friday, a newborn calf was spotted alongside its mother and family, which made it become the first calf to have been ...