International Tiger Day

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Sumatran Tiger International Tiger Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on July 29. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit. Hashtags: #InternationalTigerDay, #GlobalTigerDay Embedded Tweets WikipediaInternational Tiger Day Planeta.com

Quolls

Photo: Sontag 1, Eastern Quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus) Quolls are carnivorous marsupials native to mainland Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. They are primarily nocturnal and spend most of the day in a den. Embedded Tweets WikipediaQuoll Planeta.com

Alligators

Poster: up to your ass in alligators Alligator = a large semiaquatic reptile similar to a crocodile but with a broader and shorter head, native to the Americas and China Elsewhere on the WebAlligator Sanctuary – Open 7 days a week, 12pm-4pm Embedded Tweets WikipediaAlligator Planeta.com

Wild China

China Flag Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild China – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. WildlifeChina’s rich and abundant flora and fauna is attributed to its diverse climate and geography. China is home to giant panda, Siberian tiger, Yangtze river …

Tigers

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Sumatran Tiger The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus Panthera with the lion, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard. HeadlinesThe cheap and shady business of taking selfies with …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas, and more. HeadlinesLet’s rebuild our outdoor recreation economy …

Bats Links

Photo: Spider by Boris Links related to bats presented in mostly random fashion: HeadlinesWhite-nose syndrome is quietly killing millions of batshttp://passporttotexas.org/busting-myths-about-batsMauritius to kill 18,000 threatened native bats in ‘disgraceful’ cull – MongabayBat removal in Charters Towers in north Queensland goes off with a bang [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] FacebookAustralasian Bat Society FlickrBatsLIVE broadcast Moment#BatWeek 2017 Recommended ListeningGive a …

Tasmanian Tiger

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library/ E. Lloyd (1896): Tasmanian Tiger The thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger (because of its striped lower back) or the Tasmanian wolf. Native to continental Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea, it is believed to have become extinct in the …