Monthly Archives: May 2011

Little Thoroughbred Foal—Part II

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3 Poachers Killed on The Kruger

Rhinos need all the protection they can get May 2011. Soldiers have shot three poachers in the north of the Olifants River in the Kruger National Park. “The poachers fired on the South African soldiers who then returned fire,” says … Continue reading

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Banned Poison Found on Shooting Estate

Skibo Estate shoot manager convicted May 2011. A shoot manager on the prestigious Skibo Estate has been convicted of possessing over 10kg of a highly toxic banned pesticide – enough to poison the entire Scottish population of birds of prey … Continue reading

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The Little Thoroughbred Foal—Part I

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Illegal Trade in Turtles and Corals Rampant in Philippines

Manila – When Philippine officials confiscated two large shipments of black corals and more than 100 stuffed sea turtles two weeks ago, environmentalists were not surprised at the illegal haul. For them, the seizures merely highlighted the rampant illegal marine … Continue reading

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The Sad Fate of the Sturgeon

TULCEA — Alas, poor Harald. Wired up to a satellite transmitter, he had much to teach science about the life of the great sturgeons of the Danube River and Black Sea. His probable demise is a cautionary tale of the … Continue reading

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Superstitions re Snakes and Other Animals

A sand boa can bring a shower of money, literally, but only for those who catch this snake and sell it illegally. The condition applied is the snake should be more than 3.5kg, otherwise it cannot be the part of … Continue reading

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Latest technologies To Support Wildlife

BANGALORE/CHENNAI: India’s wildlife and forest management officials are finding a new way of dealing with endangered fauna – by using simple but effective technology tools such as radio sensor tagging that helps in tracking the movement and breeding of these … Continue reading

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May 31—This Morning I Saw A Cuckoo!

Did a different trip this morning. Took my car for a ride to Bogesundslandet first to my pond. Saw that the Whooper Swans got cygnets. The Goldeneye had as well ducklings. Got some nice shots. Drove futher to Brottby to … Continue reading

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New Series: Mallard Ducklings / Gräsandsungar–Part 12

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