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Nashville pilot joins cast of 'Whale Wars' - Nashville Business Journal

Nashville pilot joins cast of 'Whale Wars' - Nashville Business Journal | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Save the whales is easy to say, but actually saving them is extremely dangerous...

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White Wolf : 20 Owls Who Are Trying Really Hard To Hypnotize You Right Now

White Wolf : 20 Owls Who Are Trying Really Hard To Hypnotize You Right Now | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
An Owl's eyes are large in order to improve their efficiency, especially under low light conditions. In fact, the eyes are so well developed, that they are not eye balls as such, but elongated tubes.
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White Wolf : Man Who Runs With the Wolves

White Wolf : Man Who Runs With the Wolves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
German photographer explains in his own words how he learned to take good photographs of his favorite subject, the wolves.
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Seal eats sharks! Leaves marine scientists baffled!

Seal eats sharks! Leaves marine scientists baffled! | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Scientists baffled as Cape fur seal eats sharks! Footage shows the seal take on a school of 10 blue sharks, plucking off 5 with ease & eating only the guts.
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Rembrandt’s monkey: good news for Africa’s newest primate

Rembrandt’s monkey: good news for Africa’s newest primate | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
It all started with Georgette’s pet monkey. Deep in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rainforest, in the remote village of Opala, a team of researchers n
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New Footage Shows Miserable Elephants 'Losing Their Minds' In NYC Circus

New Footage Shows Miserable Elephants 'Losing Their Minds' In NYC Circus | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A troubled circus was caught on film this week parading visibly distressed and scarred elephants in front of a crowd of onlookers in New York City.

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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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Watch: Three lions take on a large crocodile in Kenya

Watch: Three lions take on a large crocodile in Kenya | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Watch the moment three lions take on a large crocodile in Kenya’s popular Samburu National Park. But who wins?
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68 Elephants Massacred in Democratic Republic of Congo in Past 60 Days, Is Extinction Only Decades Away? » EcoWatch

68 Elephants Massacred in Democratic Republic of Congo in Past 60 Days, Is Extinction Only Decades Away? » EcoWatch | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The African Elephant Summit focused on mitigating poaching and increasing elephant habitats. In Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo in
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Woman With Hearing Loss Teaches Her Cats Sign Language (VIDEO)

Woman With Hearing Loss Teaches Her Cats Sign Language (VIDEO) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Kim Silva and her husband, the cat’s guardians, are both hearing impaired and use sign language to communicate. Kim spent years teaching sign language at the American School for the Deaf and decided to teach her cats to sign as well.
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Dutch supertrawler largest vessel arrested by Naval Service

Dutch supertrawler largest vessel arrested by Naval Service | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Boarding almost routine except vessel was seven times tonnage of fishery patrol ship
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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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