April 21, 2014
Netting, swimming pools, trash, and bird feeders can pose hazards to backyard wildlife. We can all prevent supposedly animal-friendly landscaping methods from backfiring through careful product selection and monitoring.
March 24, 2014
Les was found in 2012 with an arrow shot through his wing. After receiving care at South Florida Wildlife Center, he finally found an adoptive home.
February 24, 2014
A pelican dangles from a tree in South Florida, but visiting students call the right authorities to make sure she is rescued. She is now on her way to good health at South Florida Wildlife Center.
February 10, 2014
Preparing your garden for spring? Caution and an attentive eye will prevent the deaths of countless critters and benefit your backyard wildlife.
February 5, 2014
The Indiana Senate shot down legislation that would legalize captive hunting operations. S.B. 404 would have allowed privately-owned facilities to stock deer and elk for trophy-seekers, letting them pay to shoot the semi-tame animals trapped in enclosures for guaranteed kills.
January 2, 2014
The National Park Service will resume using sharpshooters to cull deer at Rock Creek Park. The NPS has not released specific details about the timeline – only that sharpshooters will kill deer at night through the end of March, and that drivers may encounter temporary road closures during that time.
December 18, 2013
When an animal is endangered or threatened with extinction, it is placed on the endangered species list. Meet three species—black-footed ferrets, American crocodiles, and bluebirds—who who were saved from extinction.
December 11, 2013
Insecticide-doused plants from major retailers harm bees and other animals. Prevent pollinator poisonings by growing plants from seed.
October 29, 2013
Es la temporada de Halloween. Incluso si usted es adulto, es probable que este día especial le produzca un cosquilleo de felicidad, pero para las mascotas puede resultar verdaderamente pavoroso.
October 11, 2013
Six bears who had been used in “bear baying” competitions arrived safely at the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keensburg, Colo. this week. The move comes as the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has publicly stated that they will not issue any new permits for the private possession of black bears, putting an end to this cruel practice.