“Lions are really causing us havoc,” laments an African pastoralist in Nani Walker and Alan Toth’s short documentary, Living with Lions. The film chronicles the conflict between lions and humans in Laikipia County, Kenya, where drought and urbanization have pushed people and wildlife into closer contact. Conservationists attempt to mitigate the encounters, which often begin […]
Embed from Getty Images Merrit Kennedy reports how a poacher met his end: South African police say a suspected poacher was eaten by a pride of lions at a big game park in the province of Limpopo. The animals “ate his body, nearly all of it, and just left his head and some remains,” Limpopo […]
Contact(s): Scott Walter, DNR Large Carnivore Specialist, 608-267-7865 or Dianne Robinson, Wildlife Biologist, 262-424-9827 MADISON- Video footage of a large cat submitted by landowners in Washington County has been verified by Department of Natural Resources biologists as a cougar. The animal was recorded on a security camera during the early morning hours of Feb. 7 […]
Animal ears may not get as much attention as cool eyes or weird noses, but the glorious cheetah owes its running prowess in part to its inner ear. The cheetah is, famously, the fastest land animal; it can run up to 65 miles per hour. During these sprints, its muscles are straining hard, but its […]
One reads that in Scotland, a badger walked into a home through a cat door, ate the family cat’s food, and then took a nap in the cat’s bed: We were alerted yesterday to a badger who was spotted in a house in Linlithgow! Find out more: https://t.co/QFLZf7D6O1 pic.twitter.com/QnVJL5HoJ8 — SCOTTISH SPCA (@ScottishSPCA) October 19, […]
Dig for victory: badger buries a whole cow and eats steak for a month https://t.co/fxJwpObwKG pic.twitter.com/H92XQttu4s — New Scientist (@newscientist) March 31, 2017 Dig for victory: badger buries a whole cow and eats steak for a month http://ow.ly/AI0k30arsqt @ New Scientist (@newscientist) March 31, 2017
Six More Weeks of Winter!! #punxsutawneyphil #ghd2017 A photo posted by groundhog club (@punxsyphil) on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:40am PST
The Rhino Guardians from Dan Sadgrove on Vimeo. Dan Sadgrove describes his recent film on an anti-poaching group: In 2016 I travelled to South Africa to visit The Black Mambas – the worlds first all female anti-poaching unit operating in the Balule Game Reserve in South Africa. Coming from disadvantaged communities and breaking strong patriarchal […]
The Super Salmon from Ryan Peterson on Vimeo. A salmon in Alaska makes an unlikely journey on “the Mount Everest of rivers” – the Susitna – as residents consider the costs/benefits of a government-proposed mega-dam.
We just welcomed a new member to our dwarf mongoose family!Get to know these #tinybutmighty carnivores.#mongoosemonday pic.twitter.com/kE6M0wElTD — Oregon Zoo (@OregonZoo) October 17, 2016
National Geographic – The Last Rhinos from Brian Dawson on Vimeo.