Wildlife

This great horned owl is one of thousands of animals rescued across Windsor-Essex this year

For more than 30 years the Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Amherstburg, Ont., has been busy providing care for creatures big and small from all over Essex County. The non-profit organization never knows what’s going to walk, slither or fly through the front door. While the winter months can be slower for incoming baby animals, …

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Discover Iconic Nordic Wildlife With An Ecotourism-Focused Trip To Finland

The brown bear is the national animal of Finland. getty With more than 130,000 square miles of land to explore, the European nation of Finland is renowned for its sprawling pine forests and high concentration of lakes, and all of these scenic natural features play host to a massive array of native Nordic creatures. While …

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When should you report a wildlife encounter?

The number of wildlife encounters in Utah has increased in recent years, as the state’s population grows and foothill areas are developed. In the summer, encounters often occur in the mountains and canyons, which are natural wildlife habitat areas. In colder weather, these encounters become more common in cities and other urban areas. When temperatures …

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2 NE OR Men Indicted On 29 Wildlife Violations

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OREGON STATE POLICE FISH AND WILDLIFE DIVISION The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Troopers from the Pendleton Area Command received information on several individuals who were unlawfully taking big game animals. In the summer of 2020 Troopers began gathering information and evidence over the following year, …

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Commentary: Singapore’s S$1.2m rhino horn seizure another reminder of the need to combat wildlife trafficking

THE RAPID DECLINE OF RHINOS At the beginning of the 20th century, there were 500,000 rhinoceros. Now, there are fewer than 27,000 rhinos remaining in the world. A recent report by the Wildlife Justice Commission, which WWF contributed to, showed that more than 7.5 tonnes of rhino horns were seized from illegal trade globally between …

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Neighbors concerned for wildlife being impaled while hopping fences in south Charlotte – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE — Some neighbors in south Charlotte are upset with their homeowner’s association after spiked fences were installed because they say they’re causing harm to wildlife in the area. Channel 9 reporter Almiya White spoke with residents about one incident over the weekend that raised alarms. Sue Dickenson and Carol Turnbaugh said that they were …

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Wildlife hunting among villagers on the rise in Karnataka

The State government announced setting up a task force to check on the menace of wild elephants, following the attack on MLA MP Kumaraswamy in Mudigere taluk of Chikkamagaluru by villagers over the death of a woman in an elephant attack. But conservationists are pointing out how the State government has ignored the burning issue …

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