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Minnesota’s wolf harvest climbs, one zone closed | Grand Forks Herald | Grand Forks, North Dakota

Minnesota’s wolf harvest climbs, one zone closed | Grand Forks Herald | Grand Forks, North Dakota | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The smallest of Minnesota’s three wolf-hunting zones was closed to further hunting Monday evening after hunters neared the zone’s harvest quota.

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Return to Canada's killing fields: Government gives green light for almost HALF A MILLION seals to be killed for their fur in annual cull - and vast majority will be pups who die by a club or ice p...

Return to Canada's killing fields: Government gives green light for almost HALF A MILLION seals to be killed for their fur in annual cull - and vast majority will be pups who die by a club or ice p... | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Canada's annual 'commercial seal hunt' is the biggest marine animal hunt on the planet, during which the government allows the killing of nearly 470,000 seals.
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7 Sanctuaries Working to Save Abused and Neglected Wolves and Wolf-Hybrids

7 Sanctuaries Working to Save Abused and Neglected Wolves and Wolf-Hybrids | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Although wolves are beautiful and majestic animals, they should never be kept as pets. Here are seven amazing sanctuaries dedicated to providing a forever home from abandoned wolves and wolfdogs.
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5 Gyres Goes to Antarctica! (2 in a 5 Part Series) - Planet Experts

5 Gyres Goes to Antarctica! (2 in a 5 Part Series) - Planet Experts | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
When we published our results from a dozen expeditions in Dec. 2014, which included expeditions from 6 other wonderful colleagues, we learned a couple important things.  1. The sea surface is not the final resting place for microplastic.  2. Microplastics are likely found worldwide.  What’s missing is confirmation of how “likely” that distribution really is.  Read More
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Promoting seal hunting is cruel

Promoting seal hunting is cruel | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Fisheries Minister Gail Shea announced that the 2015 Canadian commercial seal hunt quota is 468,000. Fisheries and Oceans Canada claims this hunt is...
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White Wolf : A Wild Wolf In Norway Chased By Sheep (VIDEO)

White Wolf : A Wild Wolf In Norway Chased By Sheep (VIDEO) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Is this wolf really scared of these sheep or it is just a smart tactic?
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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A languid langur, an even slower loris and a tufted titmouse drinking maple syrup from an icicle are among the pick of this week’s images from the natural world
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Monarch Migration

Monarch Migration | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The number of monarch butterflies making the annual migration from northeastern U.S. and Canada to Mexico has dropped dramatically over the past two decades. This year, only 56.5 million made the trek to the evergreen forest west of Mexico City. That may sound like a lot, but it pales in comparison …
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White Wolf : Stunning Photographs Showcase the Beauty of Black Wolves

White Wolf : Stunning Photographs Showcase the Beauty of Black Wolves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The black wolf tends to stand out clearly in a pack of gray wolves. This coat color is well entrenched only in North America as there are no black wolves in Europe or Asia (with the exception of a small group of Italian wolves recently hybridized).
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Sea Shepherd Global - Attempted Suicide On Board Poaching Vessel Thunder As Nigeria Strips Registry

Sea Shepherd Global - Attempted Suicide On Board Poaching Vessel Thunder As Nigeria Strips Registry | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

In a radio communication to the Sea Shepherd ships Bob Barker and Sam Simon, the Captain of the Interpol-wanted poaching vessel, Thunder, has reported that one of the deck crew, said to be Indonesian, has attempted suicide.

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9 Photos That Will Make You NEVER Ride in a Horse-Drawn Carriage

9 Photos That Will Make You NEVER Ride in a Horse-Drawn Carriage | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Why are cities around the world banning horse-drawn carriages?
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Diving ‘Beneath the Surface,’ Ex-Orca Trainer Exposes SeaWorld’s Lies in Exciting New Book

Diving ‘Beneath the Surface,’ Ex-Orca Trainer Exposes SeaWorld’s Lies in Exciting New Book | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
“Beneath the Surface” follows Hargrove through his time at SeaWorld, focusing on the danger and deception that make up the captive orca program.
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Why do reindeer nomads migrate at night in spring?

Why do reindeer nomads migrate at night in spring? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Anybody who has moved on a sledge, or even snowmobile, in spring in the Arctic, knows the answer to that question. I just got reminded of that when I went on skis from home to work in the morning, ...
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British hares | Discover Wildlife

British hares | Discover Wildlife | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Martin Hayward Smith photographed British hares throughout the seasons in Norfolk and rescued a wounded leveret. 
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The bottom of the world

The bottom of the world | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
On Monday, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet will round the legendary Cape Horn. Here are 11 facts about this iconic and mysterious place.
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Combat Vets Deploy to Africa to Stop Rhino Poachers - Tactical Sh*t

Combat Vets Deploy to Africa to Stop Rhino Poachers - Tactical Sh*t | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It has been in the making for many months.  Ryan Tate has always had two primary passions, and a desire
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Shrinking of Antarctic ice shelves is accelerating

Shrinking of Antarctic ice shelves is accelerating | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Researchers find that ice around Antarctica shrank quickly last decade, raising concerns over this buttress against melting land-based ice and future sea-level rise.
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White Wolf : Stunning Photos Showcase A Truly Unique Animal : Maned Wolves

White Wolf : Stunning Photos Showcase A Truly Unique Animal : Maned Wolves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The maned wolf is the largest canine species in South America and closely resembles a red fox on stilts because of its long legs.
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Exhausted dolphins rescued from shallow lake in Western Australia - video

Exhausted dolphins rescued from shallow lake in Western Australia - video | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Footage released by the West Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife shows two stranded bottlenose dolphins being rescued from a lake
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Inside a Scorpion's Desert Haven | DiscoverMagazine.com

Inside a Scorpion's Desert Haven | DiscoverMagazine.com | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Biologists use molten metal and 3-D modeling to uncover how large-clawed scorpions build homes in a harsh climate.
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Coyotes filling wolves' niche in southeastern US

Coyotes filling wolves' niche in southeastern US | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It's believed that wolves once roamed the southeastern United States before they were eliminated by overhunting and habitat loss. Now the region has a new top dog, the coyote, which may fill the role once played by wolves.
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News Story - New research shows volume loss from Antarctic ice shelves is accelerating - British Antarctic Survey

News Story - New research shows volume loss from Antarctic ice shelves is accelerating - British Antarctic Survey | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

New research published today in the journal Science Express (Thursday 26 March) describes how the ice shelves around Antarctica are thinning and therefore allowing more of the ice sheet behind them to flow into the sea.

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White Wolf : Adorable Chipmunk Yawns and Stretches (Video)

White Wolf : Adorable Chipmunk Yawns and Stretches (Video) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Bikke the chipmunk demonstrates his morning stretch routine. He does the cutest yawns and stretches on his human’s bed…
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White Wolf : Unbelievably Cute Mammal With Teddy Bear Face Rediscovered (Photos)

White Wolf : Unbelievably Cute Mammal With Teddy Bear Face Rediscovered (Photos) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
An extremely rare teddy-bear lookalike mammal has been spotted in China for the first time in 20 years.
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Meet Kinessa Johnson - the ex-army officer turned anti-poaching advisor

Meet Kinessa Johnson - the ex-army officer turned anti-poaching advisor | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Hard as nails: Meet Kinessa Johnson - the ex-army officer turned anti-poaching advisor to VETPAW.
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SeaWorld's New Twitter Campaign Backfires In Most Spectacular Way

SeaWorld's New Twitter Campaign Backfires In Most Spectacular Way | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

SeaWorld's public relations team is yet again jumping blindly into the wild waters of the internet — only to be met with a virtual tidal wave of backlash.

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