wild animals

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

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Hanna Lund5 days ago
The World's Most Endangered Mammals
There is one island off the coast of Africa that has been adapting and evolving on its own time. There are several different species of primates on the island, there are several species of lemurs, lor...
Sasha Konikovo5 days ago
11 Species That May Return from Extinction
Remember watching Jurassic Park, the film about a park that used genetic engineering to make dinosaurs live once more? It may have been one of the best sci-fi movies of the 90s, but these days, it's s...
Jenna Deedy8 days ago
Activists Target Florida with New Orca Breeding Ban
A group of radical animal rights extremists under the Animal League Defense Fund, via Representative Jared Moskowitz, have managed to get an amendment that would ban Florida-based zoos and aquariums f...
Marissa shook9 days ago
Farming for Bees, It’s the Bees Knees!
The news is filled with disasters. Recently Colony Collapse Disorder was a news worthy disaster. It was a large enough issue that even Doctor Who brought up the “mysterious disappearance of the bees”....
Emma Bragginton12 days ago
UK Wolf Conservation Trust Closes Its Doors
The UK Wolf Conservation Trust is home to around 10 wolves living very happily in four packs on the conservation site. These include North American and Arctic wolves, as well as a European/North Ameri...
Jenna Deedy15 days ago
Pollution Could Kill Half of the World’s Wild Orca Populations
Around the world, many wild orca populations are affected by pollution caused by man-made toxins. These toxins are made of various chemicals that often are used on land for different purposes, only to...
Jenna Deedy19 days ago
Two More Southern Resident Orcas Are Ailing—and Three Are Pregnant
According to researchers who are focused on the Southern Resident orca population, two more whales are falling ill as a result of the lack of salmon they depend on for their survival. The first animal...
Jenna Deedy22 days ago
Morgan, a Rescued Killer Whale Gives Birth at Loro Parque
Morgan, an 11-year-old killer whale who resides at Loro Parque has kicked off the first day of fall by giving birth to her first calf yesterday morning (Spain's local time). According to her trainers ...
Jenna Deedya month ago
Will an Agreement to Save Wild Salmon Be Enough to Save Wild Orcas?
In some of my previous articles, I have discussed the plight of the Southern Resident orca community and how the loss of their major food source, the Chinook salmon, is linked to their potential extin...
Jenna Deedya month ago
Obituary: J50, Also Known as Scarlet
J50, also known as Scarlet, is now believed to have died from an illness relating to malnutrition after researchers off the coast of Washington state were unable to find her among a super pod gatherin...
Jenna Deedya month ago
When Whales Get Sick, Activists Show Their True Colors
Earlier last month, I wrote about how the Southern Resident orca population off the coast of Washington state had been placed on the international spotlight when an adult female known as Tahlequah, al...
Jenna Deedya month ago
Six Facts About the Sperm Whale
The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), made famous by Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, is the largest species of toothed whale in the world. At around 60 feet in length and weighing in at around 120,00...
Sally A2 months ago
6 Differences Between Turtles and Tortoises
Have you ever asked yourself; what is the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Have you ever wondered if there is any difference in the first place? In this article I will cover the six main di...
Jenna Deedy2 months ago
Six Facts About the North Atlantic Right Whale
The North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) is regarded as one of the most endangered species of baleen whales in the world. The species has a very long history of being subjected to human ex...
Robby Bernstein 2 months ago
10 Animals We Wish We Could Keep as Pets (But Really Can't)
Many, but not all, states in the US have laws prohibiting adoption of many wild or exotic animals. The popularity of adopting wild animals among people living in these states, or other parts of the wo...
Izzy 2 months ago
The Captivity of Whales in SeaWorld
When you think of SeaWorld, what do you think of? Possibly a family friendly marine park that everybody loved. A place full of dreams and happiness. What if I were to tell you that SeaWorld is none of...
Jenna Deedy2 months ago
Don’t Feed Wild Marine Mammals
In a previous article, I discussed how one California woman attempted to stop a group of beach-goers from harassing a colony of wild sea lions. Although I did talk about how it's illegal to play with,...
Justin A. Legare2 months ago
Hippos: Giant Chubby Death Machines
It should come as no surprise to any fan of African wildlife: the hippopotamus remains one of the deadliest land-based animals. This giant semi-aquatic creature defends its territory ruthlessly, and m...