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BEIRUT, Lebanon — Beaches across the planet emptied as COVID-19 spread in 2020, with the first full lockdowns in many places coinciding with sea turtle nesting season. With less noise, less tourist boat traffic, less fishing, less beach furniture clutter and less light pollution, the hazards and challenges for sea turtles nesting appeared to decline.
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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider—Road Trip! An Insider’s View of a Veterinary Conference Date: Friday, October 15, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm PDT (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine. Our special guest,
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Reptiles make incredible pets. There are amazing snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodilians all over the world. But as it turns out, there are plenty of amazing reptiles right here in North America. Here are five of the best pet reptiles from North America! #petreptiles #clintsreptiles #bestpetreptile ==== Clint is a professional biologist and educator, but
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VANCOUVER – Dozens of black bears were killed in B.C. last month by conservation officers after what officials say was a busy time with thousands of calls.According to provincial statistics posted online Wednesday, conservation officers were called 3,524 times about black bears in August. Officers went to 335 of those calls and in 74 cases,
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By their own admission, John Knight and Caroline Thomas are blow-ins to the cattle country in South Australia’s far north. An Adelaide cardiac surgeon and a clinical researcher respectively, they bought Evelyn Downs, a cattle station near the Painted Desert about 150km north of Coober Pedy, in 2006 and moved north a decade later. From
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Earwig? As a pet? Heck yes! Why not? Earwigs are stinkin’ rad, easy to keep, and totally harmless. In fact, it might just be one of the best pet insects that you can get. But is the earwig the best pet invertebrate for you? #earwig #clintsreptiles #petinsect ==== Enclosure: https://amzn.to/2Z7NMJR Fish Food: https://amzn.to/2Xdqwxr Sand: https://amzn.to/2QcRLAz
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Electric fences to protect nesting birds from people walking their dogs have been hailed a success, as popular beaches work to reduce damage from trampling. The beach at Holme-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk has breathtaking views, making it incredibly popular with visitors and dog-walkers. However, birdwatchers and conservationists have complained that its popularity has meant that
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The Mountain Lion Foundation, a wildlife advocacy group, recently sued the Klickitat county sheriff after learning that he had deputized hounds to hunt and kill cougars. The foundation’s argument was that legislature bans hunting cougars with hounds unless the situation is life-threatening. Animal advocates say that the hound dogs and handlers are called out any
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India-based conservation charity—Wildlife SOS has been actively working towards human-leopard conflict mitigation in Maharashtra since 2007, prioritizing safe rescue and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned leopards. The NGO’s team holds expertise in reuniting leopard cubs with their mothers when they are found astray in sugarcane fields during the harvest season. As it turns out, sugarcane
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From car horns to jackhammers to chainsaws, the superb lyrebird is famed for its ability to mimic a wide variety of sounds. And now, Echo, the resident lyrebird at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, has been captured mimicking a crying baby, complete with ear-splitting, tonsil rattling, screams. The seven-year-old male lyrebird’s impersonation might not provide the
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Painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) are some of the most beautiful turtles in the world. They are also very commonly kept as pets. But is this common pet turtle actually a good pet? Is it the best pet turtle for you? ==== Aquarium: https://amzn.to/36GaUkQ Aquarium Filter: https://amzn.to/2LIDHia Aquarium Heater: https://amzn.to/2FS6Mnf Filter Media: https://amzn.to/2vmGYgH Heat Lamp Fixture:
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The blue death-feigning beetle is an amazing little insect that is so reasonable to keep that there are few reasons not to have one. Clint and Rus from Aquarimax Pets discuss these amazing little beetles to determine if they are the best pet invertebrate for you! #bluedeathfeigningbeetle #clintsreptiles #petinsect Clint on Aquarimax! Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches:
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American Crows are a familiar sight across the country, common everywhere except our hottest and driest deserts. While crows in folklore and fiction are often associated with trickery and death (a group of crows is, after all, called a “murder”), recent research has shed new light on just how intelligent and family-oriented these birds can
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