Blind creature that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Amphibian’s behaviour compared to US president’s approach to global warming A Rainforest Trust image puts Donald Trump’s hair on the amphibian. Photograph: Rainforest Trust UK A newly discovered blind and burrowing amphibian is to be officially named Dermophis donaldtrumpi, in recognition of Läs mer…

Ban imports of hunting trophies to the UK | Letter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wildlife Ban imports of hunting trophies to the UK Signatories including Eduardo Gonçalves, Jeremy Corbyn, Caroline Lucas and Bill Oddie call on the government to take action Wildlife rangers with the carcass of an elephant, in Tsavo East, Kenya. Photograph: Khalil Senosi/AP Hundreds of Läs mer…

Carol Vorderman and Liam Gallagher back campaign against trophy hunting

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wildlife Range of public figures from Jeremy Corbyn to Sue Perkins call for ban on imports Almost two tonnes of elephant tusks have been brought to the UK from Africa over the past decade. Photograph: Michael Nichols/Getty Images/National Geographic Magazines A group of public Läs mer…

Serial rabbit-killer terrorises picturesque Brittany village

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Massacre of seven pets in Minihy-Tréguier is latest incident in series of killings Seven rabbits were discovered slaughtered at a home in the village of Minihy-Tréguier on the Côtes-d’Armor coast on Saturday. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images A serial rabbit-killer who has been spreading Läs mer…

A year on from National Trust row, activists keep watch on trail hunts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Hunting Out in Warwickshire with the campaigners who fear the trust’s hunting guidelines might be breached Many believe trail hunting is just a cover for foxhunting. Photograph: Lee Thomas/Alamy From a carefully chosen vantage point on the National Trust’s Farnborough Hall estate Läs mer…

Cambodia seizes record three-tonne haul of African ivory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Illegal wildlife trade Discovery of 1,026 tusks at Phnom Penh port follows a tip from the US embassy Cambodian customs officials looking at ivory seized from a shipping container at the Phnom Penh port. Photograph: Ban Chork/AFP/Getty Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of Läs mer…

'Extinction is not an option': the $1bn push to save orcas in Washington

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Washington state Governor proposes destroying dams, repairing habitats and limiting whale-watching in bid to save struggling creatures A female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound, west of Seattle. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP Five months after twin tragedies cast a spotlight on Läs mer…

'Extinction is not an option': the $1bn push to save orcas in Washington

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Washington state Governor proposes destroying dams, repairing habitats and limiting whale-watching in bid to save struggling creatures A female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound, west of Seattle. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP Five months after twin tragedies cast a spotlight on Läs mer…

Your Pooch Can Catch a Movie and Enjoy Dog Treats Too at This Theater

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dog-friendly movie theaters have been a buzzy destination for pooches and their humans in recent years (even Jeff Goldblum is a fan of them), but thanks to a new movie theater in Plano, Texas, dogs can now enjoy treats just for them while their Läs mer…

Surfer Who Once Said He Was ‘Shark Bait’ Has Inevitably Been Bitten By a Shark

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A surfer who had previously tempted fate by referring to himself as “shark bait” was hospitalized after a shark bit him. Joel Mason, 36, was out for an early morning surf at Scotts Beach about 300 miles north of Sydney when he was attacked Läs mer…

Everyone’s New Winter Spirit Animal Is This Snow-White Reindeer Calf

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rudolph was never going to be everyone’s favorite reindeer forever, and this week, he ceded the spotlight to a little white reindeer that has captivated the internet. A series of breathtaking glamour shots of the white reindeer calf blending right in with the snow Läs mer…

Whose Side Are You On? How You Feel About the Koi-Devouring Otter Saga Could Reveal Your True Self

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A wild river otter‘s quest to satiate his hunger has resulted in a weeks-long saga surrounding the pricey loss of Koi fish to a Vancouver garden. The intrepid otter, who was first spotted in the garden mid-November, has killed and eaten at least 10 Läs mer…

An Expert’s Opinion on Everyone’s Favorite ‘Colossal Cow’ Knickers Is So Big

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After a photo of Knickers the giant steer began sweeping the Internet on Tuesday, some people began to wonder why the behemoth bovine had reached such a colossal stature. In the viral photo captured at a farm in Australia, the 6-ft.-4-in. Knickers, who is Läs mer…

Five animals that can regenerate

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The five Animals Lost tails and broken hearts can be fixed – and one creature can even eat without a mouth The barred tiger salamander (Ambystoma mavortium). Salamanders can regrow their tails to full length. Photograph: Mark Kostich/Getty Images/iStockphoto Mexican tetra Researchers in Mexico Läs mer…

This IKEA Opened Its Doors to Stray Dogs to Let Them Sleep on the Rugs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; IKEA has gone to the dogs. The Swedish furniture store’s location in Catania, Italy, has opened its doors to the city’s stray dogs and the internet is giving the store a virtual belly rub (because store’s don’t need biscuits). The IKEA‘s warm-hearted deed came Läs mer…