Snow Leopards

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library October 23 is Snow Leopard Day. Hashtag:  #SnowLeopardDay Committed to raising awareness for the plight of an iconic species, the twelve Asian countries that are home to the cat made the initial declaration in 2014. Twitter MomentSnow Leopard Day Embedded Tweets Red List Snow Leopard Trust: We do know that the …

Ocelots

Photo Ocelot = medium-sized wild cat that has a tawny yellow coat marked with black blotches and spots, and ranges from southern Texas through South America. Embedded Tweets WikipediaOcelot Planeta

Zoos

Poster Zoo = an establishment that maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public Accreditationhttps://www.whyanimalsdothething.com/how-to-understand-zoos-accrediation/https://www.aza.org/accreditationhttp://zaa.org/accreditationhttps://www.sanctuaryfederation.org World Association Zoos and Aquariums – @waza Features Planeta.com

Bandicoots

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Compléments de Buffon Bandicoot = a mainly insectivorous marsupial native to Australia and New Guinea Embedded Tweets Headlineshttp://theconversation.com/one-little-bandicoot-can-dig-up-an-elephants-worth-of-soil-a-year-and-our-ecosystem-loves-it-132266 Photos Planeta.com

Deer

Photo: Mara Koenig/USFWS, Deer Fawns Wikipedia: Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. The two main groups are the Cervinae, including the muntjac, the elk (wapiti), the fallow deer and the chital, and the Capreolinae, including the reindeer (caribou), the roe deer and the moose. Female reindeer, and male deer …

Reindeer

Photo: Kommunikasjonsavdelingen, Nord-Trøndelag fylkeskommune, Sørsame med reinsdyr og slede Reindeer is the only deer species of which both males and females possess antlers. They also lose and regrow their antlers every year. Castrated male reindeer keep their antlers year round. In Swedish Lapland most of the discarded reindeer antlers are left on the ground to …

Monarch Butterflies

Photo: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, Monarch on the milkweed The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. Elsewhere on the Webhttps://www.monarchwatch.orghttp://www.namonarchs.orghttps://www.nwf.org/Home/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Invertebrates/Monarch-Butterfly Sex, Lies and Butterfliessex-lies-butterflies – @PBSNature Recommended ListeningThe bitter taste of the monarch butterfly – Off Track – Native to North America, it was an extraordinary string of luck including …

What is the value of wilderness?

Roofdog Translating: What is the value of wilderness and what does it take to protect it?Estonian: Mis on kõrbe väärtus ja mida on vaja selle kaitsmiseks?French: Quelle est la valeur de la nature sauvage et que faut-il pour la protéger?German: Was ist der Wert der Wildnis und was braucht es, um sie zu schützen?Spanish: ¿Cuál …