Articles in Wildlife

3 Little Bears and Momma Play on a Hammock. (Video)
This is an endearing video that shows a momma bear and her three cubs playing and having fun with a hammock. via Youtube...
A Beautiful Day For A Hike To The Top Of Harbor Mountain
When you live in Sitca Alaska, school lets out and Summer comes along, and the world comes to life as the hibernation period is over.  Instead of looking like arctic freezers, the mountain peaks look like a breath of fresh air... something to aspire to, from which the view is worth the climb. &...
A Day in The Life Of a Grizzly Bear (Video)
Grizzly bears are majestic symbols of the wild. Bears live in and use a variety of habitat types, playing important roles in each one. This makes them an “umbrella species,” meaning that when we protect them and their habitat we also protect many species. Grizzly bears can also help ecos...
A Moose And His Girl
(DON'T APPROACH A MOOSE!!!! This woman has been taking care of this moose since he was a calf, under the controlled setting of a wildlife park.) Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! These clips were shot by moose biologist Vic VanBallenberghe who's featured in the movie ALASKAN MOOSE:...
A Sustainable Safari Lodge Arrives In Botswana
Michaelis Boyd has worked together with local architect Nick Plewman, to design Sandibe Okavango, a sustainable safari lodge in Botswana. The architect’s description The lodge is sensitively designed to blend in with the surrounding landscape in Okavango Delta adjacent to a lively games reser...
After 30 Years As An Endangered Species, The Grizzly Bear To Come Off The List?
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving forward with a proposal to delist the 700-some grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from the Endangered Species Act.  The decision follows a 2013 recommendation from the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee that the Yellowstone grizzly ...
An Unbelieveable Tale of The Man Who Swims With Crockodiles (video)
Would you believe me if I told you there was a man who swims with a 15 foot crock on a daily basis?  It would seem to be legend or a tale of folklore.  But as the story of Tarzan and the Apes is steeped in truth, the one Known as the 'Crocodile Man', Costa Rican animal lover 'Chito' swims,...
Bear comes for a visit, girl pepper sprays bear, bear kills her kayak and leaves her stranded
"During a solo kayak trip, intended to go from from Ketchikan, Alaska to Petersburg, Alaska, a bear attacked my kayak. This incident occurred outside of a US Forest Service cabin in Berg Bay, Wrangell District, Alaska. I had just carried my tent, food, and all my gear into the cabin to dry while I...
Between A Black Snake And A Mother Rabbit, Who Wins? Watch And Find Out
We have all been warned to stay away from bear cubs, because mama bear is always close behind.  Such it seems is the case when you try to eat baby rabbits, as this black snake soon discovers.   Upon the squeak of one of her young, not only did mama bunny come running, but she beat the snak...
Bird Performs CPR...Watch What Happens Next!
Bird is found performing CPR to another bird and revives him! via Youtube...
Breakfast In Texas With Wild Deer
This couple has quite a way of inviting company to the meal table.  Watch and enjoy....  ...
Costa Rica Has Plans To Shut Down All Zoos And Freeing Every Animal In Captivity
According to The True Activist, Costa Rica has announced that it will be the first country in the world to shut down its zoos and free the captive animals they hold. Costa Rica's biodiversity holds 4% of the world's known species.   Sadly, the country is contractually obligated to keep two of ...
Cyclists Chased By An Ostrich! Captured On Head-Cam: Watch This! (video)
We came down to South Africa for the Cape Argus Tour. It is the biggest cycling event in the world, probably.On Friday, to stretch out the legs we went on pre-race ride [~130km why not?] to the Cape of Good Hope [I love this name!]. The road by the ocean side was quiet and a lille deserted. Suddenly...
Did You Know Possums Eat Almost all of Your Yard Ticks?
At night, when you catch sight of an opossum in your car headlights, you are allowed to think, "That is one ugly little animal." But what opossums lack in looks, they make up in originality. They're America's only babies-in-the pouch marsupial. They're a southern species -- proper name Virginia opo...
Did You Know – Bees Get a Boost From Caffeine
Bees get a natural buzz from caffeine in the nectar of coffee and citrus flowers, researchers have discovered. What’s more, the caffeine improves honeybee memory, helping the pollinators to remember a flower’s scent, and probably its location too, according to the study, publi...
Drone Footage Of Serengeti Wildlife 'Sneaks Up' On Clusters Of Beauty
Filmmaker and photographer, Will Burrard-Lucas, managed to capture this unbelievable footage of the Serengeti’s stunning landscape and unparalleled wildlife in a matter of two weeks— Less intrusive and less expensive than helicopter, and much simpler than foot or 4x4 carrying a pers...
Excuse Her Language, But This Hiker Is Forgiven After Encounter With Panther. (Video)
Woman hiker got the scare of her life as she was wondering in Florida at Corkscrew Swamp trail, when she encounter a Panther on her path. Her reaction is Priceless! Excuse her language, but you would have said that too! via Facebook...
Experts say ranching done right improves the environment and wildlife habitat
The Society for Range Management (SRM) and ranchers and range professionals who participate in SRM are doing wonderful things with grazing to improve rangeland and plant biodiversity. The problem is that the public does not know anything about it. After spending two days at this informative meeting...
Family of bears takes over the backyard pool and playset in Rockaway NJ
Published on Aug 20, 2015 A family of bears who took over an above-ground pool near my friend's house in Rockaway, New Jersey. The cubs have a blast playing with pool toys under mama's watchful eye :) Funny commentary provided by Anonymous Bemused Child. Apparently, the bears were hot and wanted a...
Following Bear Hunt, Florida Black Bears May Go Back To The Endangered Species List
Scientists have come together to talk about Florida's elephant in the room, or bear rather. A recent petition has been drafted up by a group of scientists asking for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to push the black bear population onto the endangered species list, says the New Times Broward-Palm...
He Might Just Be The Answer Tick Born Illnesses
Tick born diseases are becoming a serious problem in this country as people increasingly build homes in formerly uninhabited wilderness areas where ticks and their animal hosts live. Tick born diseases can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites. Most people become infected through tick bites d...
Humpback Whales Feeding Frenzy (Video)
In this video you can see a beautiful sunset, and all of a sudden what appears to be rocks with waves crushing against them. The thing is those are not rocks, humpback whales are feeding in front of the small boat as seagulls go crazy. via Youtube...
Idaho Bear Burglar - Breaks In, Steals Food, Spies On Target Through Cat Door
A bear attempted to enter an Idaho home through its cat door, photographs Saturday showed. In the pictures, provided by TV station KREM, the curious bear can be seen looking through the home’s glass doors and peeking its head inside for a closer look. A cat sitting inside the home did not ap...
In Spain, This Bird Hijacks Camera For A Joy Ride: An Awesome BirdsEye View!
Sitting atop a cliff on the island of Cies in Spain, a couple set their GoPro camera down for a moment in sight of a hungry seagull. Little did they know, though, that he'd accidentally mistake it for a midday snack, and take it for a bit of a joyride. When the couple managed to chase the bird down ...
In Trying To Prevent Rhino Poaching, We Now Get To See The World From The Rhino's Viewpoint
Cameras are embedded inside the horn of the rhino, in what researchers say is a painless procedure. A British team has developed a system to help protect wild rhinos, which could be extinct within the next ten years, because they are hunted by poachers for their lucrative horns. By using a combinati...
Is A Rooftop Bee Sanctuary Coming to a Hotel Near You? (Video)
Ten hotels in San Francisco have installed bee sanctuaries on their rooftops with the goal of helping to save the pollinators of the world. Clift Hotel General Manager Michael Pace said, “We installed ten bee hives, with about 10,000 bees each, which are developing now, and by the spring ...
Is Farming Fish in the Great Lakes a Bad Idea?
Fish farming advocates have great ambitions for the Great Lakes. The Michigan Sea Grant Report was written by and with support from promoters of the aquaculture industry. It suggests up to 5,000 acres of the Michigan waters of the Great Lakes could be used to farm fish. Both critics and proponents o...
Land Mine Sniffing Rats Are Clearing The Debris Fields And Saving Lives
Everyone’s least favorite rodent has been tasked with cleaning up the lethal leftovers of war. Land mines kill thousands every year, but these rats have been trained to save lives by sniffing out the scent of explosives. The group responsible for training the rodents is APOPO – which sta...
Living With The Eagles, And When 'Progress' Takes Their Trees
Southwest Florida is teaming with wildlife, and if you're coming from the U.S mainland above, you will discover a different breed of wildlife when you come here.  With the ocean to your left and the everglades to your right, the Caloosahatchee River comes from Lake Okeechobee, right t...
Magnificent old growth forests, stellar views of Mount Baker, turbulent tributaries,and a beautiful lake
Magnificent old growth forests, stellar views of Mount Baker, turbulent tributaries,and, of course, a beautiful lake make this trail a great path to travel. With two access points and multiple campsites, the full 14-mile Baker Lake Trail offers a remarkable wilderness experience for hikers of all a...
Mama Look What I Caught In The Lake Today!
  LAKE EUFAULA, Oklahoma - A photo of a huge snapping turtle caught in Lake Eufaula has gone viral. Dave Harrell posted the photo on the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife's Facebook page on Monday and it has since been shared thousands of times. Harrell, who's from Edmond, says he was fishin...
Meanwhile, In Colorado, mountain lion visits local cat
When you live in close proximity to the wild, you can expect the wild to come for a visit every once in a while.  Mountain lions usually keep pretty much to themselves, but this kitty wants to play.... or thinks he found a meal behind closed doors... Shortly into the clip, the Missus asks "wher...
More Than 1000 Wild Horses Roam North Of The Green River Wyoming...
There are over 1,000 wild horses North of Green River, WY. We happened to witness a battle for dominance between two males, something very rare. Sometimes pictures speak louder than words. Enjoy 29 Amazing Photographs taken and witnessed by  Tara White. photography: Tara White ...
National Park Services euthanizes baby bison ‘saved’ by tourists
A story that started off as viral catnip highlighting the thoughtlessness of tourists took a dark turn on Monday. The National Park Service announced that a bison calf, which was put in the back of a van by tourists at Yellowstone National Park who thought it looked cold, had to be euthanized. The s...
Nope: That Is No Cat Fish At The End Of The Line! (Video)
See what I found on a noodle near our campsite. It wasn't what I expected. Kayaking and camping at Lake Fausse Point State Park, St. Martinville, La., will never be the same. Shot with GoPro Hero 3 on the afternoon of April 9, 2016, near Pack or Paddle Site 5. via Youtube...
Ocean fishing is 50% higher than reported
Small-scale, subsistence, sport, and illegal fisheries, along with by catch, go unreported, and a new study concludes that the rate is 50% higher than estimated. We need to care for our oceans and allow the natural cycles to happen uninterrupted to allow species to recuperate. 'Systematic underesti...
One Go Pro Cameras' Tragic Encounter With A Fox
Here's a fantastic video involving a GoPro camera’s tragic encounter with a fox. The trouble began when a man took a trip to Round Island, Alaska last summer to film some wildlife and he temporarily placed his GoPro camera on the ground in the hopes of getting some closeup foota...
Orchestral Musicians Bring Whales To Surface – This Will Take Your Breath Away
Optus, the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, has a long association with nature so M&C Saatchi, Sydney set about exploring communication between humans and animals, specifically Humpback whales. “Whale song is a form of communication,” says Ben Welsh, executive...
PillBug: Looks like a Bug, But it's not...
Common pillbugs are oval shaped and somewhat flattened. They have three sections to their body: the head, the middle thorax (pereon), and the end abdomen (pleon). On their head, they have eyes and antennae. In the middle pereon, they have seven overlapping plates. On each of these plates is a pair o...
Rancher In Hot Water After Shooting Rare Wolverine
A North Dakota rancher shot and killed the first wolverine documented in the state for more than 150 years, allegedly saying it was a threat to his cows: 'Killed this here critter' A North Dakota rancher fatally shot the first wolverine documented in the state in more than 150 years, outraging wildl...
RARE FOOTAGE: Stingray Giving Birth, Boy Delivers 12 Stingrays!
The Story: For the past few weeks it was pouring down with rain, so it wasn't the best filming weather!! So I decided that the next day that it was Sunny, I would go out and try to get some (Luckily it Was A School Day, So I Missed Out On Maths) - Ahah, Nah (Maths Is Good, kids - Stay in School haha...
Sitka Alaska: Another World Truly Beyond Words (4 pages)
In our shrinking world, they say all has been seen, that nothing is new under the sun, and man has conquered the seven seas.  But there is a frontier where wonders still remain... wonders of life that ... after that moment... no other eyes may see. Our long time friend Tweeter Nelson&nb...
The Snake Charmer: Watch This Man Feed A River Snake By Hand
It is never recommended to do something like this, so don't try this at home.  But when you live off the grid, there will be war stories about the critters you may encounter, or the kids may encounter.  In the Oklahoma Jungle of Depew, the kids used to come out and tell stories about snake...
This Adventursome Cat Has Seen Things Most Humans Only Dream About
When someone tells you that their cat is an outdoor cat, they probably just mean that she hangs around the backyard for a couple hours per day, perhaps wandering over to the neighbor's yard to beg for some extra treats. But there's one cat named Millie that takes the title of "outdoor cat" to a whol...
This Hunter Howls Like A Coyote. Listen To The Response In The Woods.
This is Jason Groseclose -2-time World Coyote Howling Champion.  What that means is he knows how to sound like one, and to get them started.  In this instance, I suppose once he calls them in close to him, he'll want a little protection from the pack just in case he gets them all too riled...
This Safe Crossing Enables the Survival of Endangered Species
The Sunda pangolin’s totter is slightly absurd. With its foreclaws hanging just off the ground, it looks like a miniature T-rex as it ambles along on its hind legs. The scaly mammal’s formidable foreclaws are built not for walking, but to rip open ant hills and termite nests. When in dan...
Tigers Declared Extinct in Cambodia
Since 2007, wild tigers have not been found in Cambodia, leading conservationists to declare the animals “functionally extinct.” The Cambodian government recently approved a $20 to $50 million Tiger Action Plan to try and save the majestic wild cats Conservationists say Indochine t...
Turning Mortal Enemies Into Allies? Ants Can!
On an African plateau surrounded by flat-topped trees as far as the eye could see, wind whistled through the acacia thorns like someone blowing across a bottle. Kathleen Rudolph was more concerned with the ants raining down on her from the trees. The hat, long sleeves and garden gloves the Universit...
UPDATE: The World's Most Famous Primate Expert Weighs In on Harambe's Death
The 17-year-old gorilla was killed after a 4-year-old fell into his enclosure. After the outrage expressed by so many last week for the murder of Harambe the Gorilla, the world's most famous primate expert is speaking out about the issue, expressing empathy to zoo officials for the tough d...
Valais Blacknose Sheep – Have You Seen Anything Cuter?
Enjoy all three videos and 12 beautiful photos! Valais Blacknose Sheep may be a bit of a mouthful but I have to say these little guys have to be some of the cutest, most adorable fluffy little sheep I have ever seen in my life. Check these beautiful Valais Blacknose Sheep out, they have the cu...
Vibrant Reef Has Been Discovered in the Muddy Amazon
Scientists on Friday announced that they have discovered a surprisingly intricate and extensive reef system in the ocean off the Amazon River made up of many unusual creatures, including sponges like this one. After sampling muddy water from the mouth of the Amazon River, oceanographer Patricia Yage...
Walt Disney World Is More Wild Than You Think!
All of the footage below was taken at Fort Wilderness in Orlando Walt Disney World in March of 2016.  I agree with the premise that Floridians expect gators in water, but Disney World draws people from all over the world.  When you see the white sands beaches, it's hard to think gator. &nb...
Watch As This Hero Takes On A Twine Entangled Deer
One fascinating thing unique to nature is that you never know what it might throw at you.  Being prepared to handle those situations might mean the difference that saves a life.  Watch this encounter where John Mclain encounters a deer completely snagged by a ball of twine...  ...
What are your thoughts on Over-fishing? Is it a threat to humanity and our oceans?
There has never been a more urgent time for seafood businesses and fishing nations to make a commitment to sustainability. The world’s oceans are in trouble, with marine life plummeting and the people who are dependent on the sea for income and food left increasingly vulnerable. Data showspopu...
When A Herd Of Manatees Comes Your Way, What Do You Do?
Tyler and Lauren out for an adventure with Stand Up Paddle Boards, and are caught on video with a rare viewing of a herd of Manatees!  The good news is, Manatees are kind creatures, known also as the sea cow.  They wouldn't hurt a fly.   SUP Weeki is a facebook page for SUP ...
When Curious Raccoons Are Peeking Back At You...
A Whole brigade of raccoons was recorded by Shaun Hart playing peekaboo over the concrete barrier.  It's funny to see animals acting like other animals, or just doing a strange thing.  We humans enjoy the encounters as much as the animals are curious to watch us.  ... &...
When Eagles Hang With The Cats In Alaska, What Could Possibly Happen?
WARNING: Loud eagle squawks so turn down volume! "I had gone on a short errand and when I came home I found the cats hanging out with these 2 eagles. During the summer these same two eagles hang out on my porch about every day like it is their own private perch. They also have claim to the la...
WHY WILD ANIMALS ARE MOVING INTO CITIES, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT (3 pages)
It's been a while since he tried to count them all, but Stan Gehrt estimates that more than 2,000 coyotes make a comfortable living in the Chicago metropolitan area today. And in the 12 years he's spent tracking the animals with radio and GPS collars, Gehrt, a wildlife ecologist at Ohio State Univer...