Ducks

Duck = waterbird with a broad blunt bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a waddling gait Embedded Tweets China may send 100,000 ducks to Pakistan to battle locust swarms. Pakistan has declared an emergency saying locust numbers were the worst in more than two decades. A single duck can eat more than 200 locusts a …

Potencial del Ecoturismo en Campamentos Tortugueros de Mexico

Photo From the archives / desde los archivos (1999) por Angel Nieva Resumen En el presente artículo se resalta la viabilidad de incorporar dentro de las estrategias de desarrollo de los campamentos tortugueros del país el ecoturismo desde la perspectiva de la planeación ambiental, para lograr que su manejo sea más productivo y efectivo en …

Stop! Don’t Shoot Like that — A Guide to Ethical Wildlife Photography

Book Cover Recommended Reading: Stop! Don’t Shoot Like that — A Guide to Ethical Wildlife Photography by Shekar Dattatri and Ramki Sreenivasan (@ra_mki)/ Conservation India (@conserve_ind) Key Linkshttps://www.conservationindia.org/resources/ethicshttps://www.conservationindia.org/wp-content/files_mf/Ethics-Web.pdf ExcerptWhile there’s nothing wrong with wanting to enjoy nature and photograph wildlife, how we do it matters. ‘Enjoyment’ must be tempered with responsibility. Unfortunately in India, the …

Crickets

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library Cricket = an insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a rhythmical chirping sound Also see: cricket (sport) Recommended Listening https://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/ozpod-2018-striking-a-chord/10386688 God ‘s Chorus of Crickets Planeta.com Insects Wildlife Cricket Listen

Foxes

Photo: National Park Service, Island Fox Fox = a carnivorous mammal of the dog family with a pointed muzzle and bushy tail, proverbial for its cunning Island Fox (Channel Islands, California) https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/nature/island-fox.htm Fox Island (Indiana) tk Planeta.com Mammals Wildlife

Mexico’s Bats

Photo: US Department of Agriculture, Vampire Bat VideoUniversity of Mexico Professor of Ecology Rodrigo Medellin travels deep into the Yucatan rainforest to research and photograph two rare carnivorous species of Vampire bat. Rodrigo Medellinhttp://web.ecologia.unam.mx/medellinhttps://www.instagram.com/rodrigomedellin1223/https://twitter.com/rodrigomedellin Photos Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …

Milkweed

Photo: usfwsmtnprairie, Common milkweed Milkweed = a herbaceous plant with milky sap critical to the monarch butterfly Photos https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwsmtnprairie Planeta.com Monarch Butterflies Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Plants