The American alligator’s tail can regenerate giving them a functional advantage when living in murky aquatic habitats via Awesome facts

The American alligator’s tail can regenerate like that of other reptiles 10h ago Some lizards have developed strategies to regrow their docked tails, but until now little was known about the much larger American alligator’s ability to regenerate it. A team of scientists has discovered that the youngest alligators can recover part of this limb,Continue reading “The American alligator’s tail can regenerate giving them a functional advantage when living in murky aquatic habitats via Awesome facts”

Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Mendocino announced it will now be conducting inspections seven days a week for invasive mussel species, with help from the Sonoma County Water Agency, an increase from the current weekend inspections. The inspections will start every day on Sunday, March 1, and the inspectors will be looking […]Continue reading “Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal”

WATCH: Oak Park Home Engulfed In Flames Collapses As CBS2’s Tom Wait Reports Live — CBS Los Angeles

List of Closures and Evacuations | Real-Time Updates OAK PARK, Calif. (CBSLA) — The devastating Woolsey Fire continues to spread across the Southland, causing the evacuation of over 75,000 homes already in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. CBS 2’s Tom Wait witnessed the fire’s destructive power firsthand while reporting from Oak Park. (CBS2) In the video…Continue reading “WATCH: Oak Park Home Engulfed In Flames Collapses As CBS2’s Tom Wait Reports Live — CBS Los Angeles”

Pacific island Vatuvara wildlife survey — via Dear Kitty blog

This 2017 video from Fiji is called Vatuvara Private Islands. From BirdLife: 22 Nov 2017 Exploring the untouched island of Vatuvara This is the first time a full biological survey has ever been performed on this remote, almost untouched island in the South Pacific. The intriguing and fascinating results have redoubled the Vatuvara Foundation’s efforts toContinue reading “Pacific island Vatuvara wildlife survey — via Dear Kitty blog”

Disturbing Video Shows Sloth Clinging To Tree As Loggers Chop It Down — A Sweet Dose of Reality

 In many places, taking photos with animals is a lucrative business, especially in areas with a lot of tourism. But, have you ever thought about how those animals end up in the “selfie-taking business” in the first place, or how high their quality of living could be? The people featured in the video are illegal loggers.Continue reading “Disturbing Video Shows Sloth Clinging To Tree As Loggers Chop It Down — A Sweet Dose of Reality”

Ossining Police Issue 2nd Aggressive Coyote Warning As Sightings Continue — CBS New York

OSSINING, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Ossining Police have issued another aggressive coyote alert, after several encounters were reported by area residents earlier this week. The new warning, issued Wednesday morning, said the coyote was spotted in the Eagle Bay and Mystic Pointe neighborhoods, Ossining Patch reported. The new warning comes just days after several separate coyote sightings…Continue reading “Ossining Police Issue 2nd Aggressive Coyote Warning As Sightings Continue — CBS New York”

How to snorkel with sharks without a cage! – Oahu, Hawaii

    Ellie / 11 hours ago  Sharks are often misunderstood because of Hollywood’s interpretation of them – think Jaws and Snarknado.  One Ocean Diving is a research facility who is trying to change the perception of these gentle giants.  If dolphins are like the dogs of the ocean, sharks would be cats.  Their personality isContinue reading “How to snorkel with sharks without a cage! – Oahu, Hawaii”

Whales, Their Song and Dance — leebythesea

(Except for the guest photo and video at the end of this blog post, I took these whale shots over the last three weeks from the boardwalk of Long Beach, NY) They sing songs 20 minutes long for hours, they leap over their water-stage and pirouette in aerial grace. They are the humpback whales off […]Continue reading “Whales, Their Song and Dance — leebythesea”

Greenwich, CT Carefully Monitors Water Supply — WTNH Connecticut News

GREENWICH, Conn. (WTNH) – Governor Dannel Malloy asked residents statewide to reduce their water consumption and Greenwich is carefully monitoring the water supply. Reservoir levels for the Greenwich system remain low at 26.1% and groundwater levels also remain low. Last week the reservoir levels were at 26.2%. “Residents are reminded that we are still in… viaContinue reading “Greenwich, CT Carefully Monitors Water Supply — WTNH Connecticut News”

Video shows bear walking in hallway at Montana high school

BOZEMAN, Mont. — A black bear was spotted walking down the hallway at a high school in Montana on Wednesday morning, according to multiple media reports. The bear entered the school through an open garage door in the back of the building at around 7:30 a.m. The bear exited the school through an open door after aboutContinue reading “Video shows bear walking in hallway at Montana high school”

Underwater | Pterois Volitans

Dancing with Dolphins

Originally posted on Admirably Legal:
Good morning/afternoon/night, friends!  I hope you’re enjoying this first full week of Fall.  Here in Texas, I’m not feeling much of a difference in temperature (given we experience a season/ season and a half at most), but I’m ready to welcome one of my favorite months of the year.  While many…

A Dog Escapes the deadly clutches of a Wild Python

A dog has miraculously avoided becoming a huge pythons meal – after his owner whacked it with a leafy branch. The distressed dog can be seen in the deadly clutches of the python as it begins to constrict its prey to death. But the heroic owner – who has not been named – quickly grabsContinue reading “A Dog Escapes the deadly clutches of a Wild Python”

We’re The Reason World Has Lost Half of Its Wildlife

Originally posted on Igor Purlantov:
The world’s population of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish has plummeted 53 percent since 1970, according to a World Wildlife Fund report released on Tuesday.  “Population sizes of vertebrate species have halved over the last 40 years,” the report said. “The state of the world’s biodiversity appears worse than ever.” During…