Bear Cubs Found Along Highway in Northern California May Have Been Poached: Wildlife Officials — KTLA

Wildlife officials say they believe someone illegally separated two bear cubs from their mother and left the young animals along a Northern California highway. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says its investigators are processing evidence discovered with the cubs March 9 along State Route 96. Game wardens say they couldn’t find the mother,…

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Winter Warmth Ends the Slumber of Skunks — Oakland County Blog

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Love is in the air. Eastern striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) are wandering in search of mates all across Michigan’s lower peninsula. During frigid months, skunks had hunkered down in their winter dens for periods of days, or sometimes weeks, and rarely ventured topside. All that is changing now as spring […]

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More Than 60 Goats Missing in Fresno County Following Sudden Spike in Unusual Crime: Sheriff — KTLA

An unusual crime wave is sweeping through Fresno County: More than 60 goats — valued at roughly $27,000 — have gone missing in the last two months. There have been seven cases of goat theft since Jan. 7 in an area spanning less than 20 miles, from Easton to Riverdale. Investigators think the thieves are…

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Watching Devils At Tasmania Zoo — My Wild Australia

About a 25 minute scenic drive out of Launceston in Tasmania you will find Tasmania Zoo. The day I visited, it was a very cold winter’s morning, and most of the animals seemed to be hidden away sleeping and waiting out the cold. But there was plenty of action and entertainment from the six Tasmanian devils […]

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Don’t mind me, I’m just passing through

IMG_20190208_095629_555I was pleasantly surprised to see the fox this morning, no doubt dropping by to see if there may be some free suet just hanging about.

Such a magnificent creature with the most beautiful coat and luxuriously gorgeous  tail.

Thank goodness I just so  happened to be looking out at the squirrels and birds when foxy decided to drop by for a visit.

Proposed law would make animal cruelty a federal felony — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Theresa Braine as published on NYDailyNews.com “It would be a felony under the PACT Act to crush, burn, drown, suffocate, impale or sexually exploit animals“ “I wonder if this would apply to wild horses and burros being used, abused and killed by the mismanagement of the BLM and their contractors?” ~ R.T. U.S. House […]

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Galloping across the steppes — TwilightBeasts

Around 50 million years ago, long before the Epoch of the Twilight Beasts, a little mammal, Eohippus, scurried about in the forests of North America. This creature, about the size of an average dog, was the ancestor of the magnificent horse we know today. During this Period, called the Eocene, the environment and climate was […]

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