Categories

Tag Archives | wild animals

Animals were escorted to safety during the wildfires near Colorado Springs. Photo Credit: animalconnectionac.wordpress.com

How Natural Disasters Can Devastate Animals

(ANIMAL WELFARE) Whether there’s a flood or a fire, pets and wildlife can be incredibly vulnerable during a natural disaster. But regardless of what Mother Nature may throw at us, there’s no doubting humans offer animals the best chance of survival. Read the full article below for more on how natural disasters impact the lives […]

Continue Reading
Extraordinary-White-Moose-Takes-a-Dip-in-a-Swedish-Lake

Extraordinary Rare White Moose Takes A Dip In Swedish Lake

(WILDLIFE/RARE ANIMALS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) Local politician and nature lover Hans Nilsson has spent three years trying to capture an elusive white moose in Eda, Sweden. He recently got lucky and crossed paths with the rare bull moose, capturing stunning footage of the amazing animal crossing a shallow river and walking through tall grass. Nilsson describes the […]

Continue Reading
Max-Canada-Lynx-Im-a-Big-Baby

Huge Canadian Lynx Loves To Get Rubs

(BIG CATS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) Max Lynx is a Canadian lynx, born in captivity at a zoo in May 2011. While he isn’t completely domesticated, he isn’t fully wild either. As one of the most elusive creatures in North America, Max also serves as an educational animal ambassador for a program called Wildlife Education in upstate New […]

Continue Reading
Polar Bear Cub & Mom

15 Adorable Mothers & Babies (GALLERY)

(MOTHER’S DAY/BABY ANIMALS/ANIMAL PICTURES) What’s cuter than baby animal photos? Pictures of babies snuggling with their mothers, of course! Enjoy this compilation of some of the cutest snapshots of animal moms and their little ones! — Global Animal

Continue Reading
Kenya the lion was one of the animals euthanized at Lion's Gate Sanctuary. Photo Credit: Lion's Gate Sanctuary

Senseless Slaughter: Colorado Sanctuary Controversially Euthanizes All Of Its Animals

(ANIMAL NEWS/WILDLIFE SANCTUARY) Lion’s Gate Sanctuary in Central Colorado suddenly euthanized all 11 of their animals–which included 3 lions, 3 tigers, and 5 bears–after Elbert County commissioners denied the refuge’s request to move to a nearby, more urban location, citing safety concerns. The wild animal sanctuary maintains the animals had to be euthanized because recurring […]

Continue Reading
Nearly bobcats have been killed Photo Credit: David McChesney

Did You Know? The U.S. Government Killed Millions Of Wild Animals Last Year

(WILDLIFE/ANIMAL NEWS) After expunging all of its animal welfare data from its website last month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is under fire once again. According to newly released data, the USDA’s Wildlife Services killed more than 2.7 million wild animals in 2016, including coyotes, beavers, prairie dogs, black bears, mountain lions, and […]

Continue Reading
Premature-Baby-Hippo-Fiona-Gets-a-Ramp-for-Her-Pool-Cincinnati-Zoo

Premature Baby Hippo Gets A Ramp For Her Pool

(BABY ANIMALS/ZOO ANIMALS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This adorable premature baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo was given her very own ramp to get in and out of the pool. Since Fiona is up to 73 pounds now, she’s getting a little too heavy for zoo staff to lift her body in and out of the water. […]

Continue Reading
<p>A third tiger was found dead at the Corbett Tiger Reserve in just one week. Photo Credit:  Rough Guides</p>

Go Wild For World Wildlife Day!

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/PICTURES) March 3 is World Wildlife Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate all that Mother Nature has to offer, from plants to wild animals. On December 20, 2013, the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General assembly proclaimed March 3—the day the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and […]

Continue Reading
Polar bears continue to feel the effect of multiple pressures on their environment. Photo Credit: WWF

Polar Bear Day: Everyday Ways To Save The Polar Bear

(ENDANGERED SPECIES/POLAR BEARS) What better time to help save the polar bear than today, International Polar Bear Day? With less than 25,000 left in the wild, polar bears are on the brink of extinction due to the devastating effects of global warming. In Canada—which unfortunately still allows polar bear trophy hunts despite their endangered status—a polar […]

Continue Reading
Colorful-Earth-Tigers-on-the-Beach

Tigers On The Beach

(WILDLIFE/TIGERS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) These swimming tigers are an amazing sight. Fortunately, after a century of decline, tiger numbers are finally on the rise. But still, fewer than 4,000 tigers remain in the wild, and much more work is needed to protect this species that’s still vulnerable to extinction. Click here for ways to take action. — […]

Continue Reading
Pelican Yawns Are So Weird

Pelicans Have The Weirdest Yawns

(ANIMAL VIDEOS/OCEANS/BIRDS) Characterized by their long beaks and large throat pouches used for capturing food and draining water, pelicans are pretty peculiar-looking birds. But watch what they look like when they yawn–it gets even weirder! — Global Animal

Continue Reading
giant dinosaur-looking alligator walks onto golf course in Florida

Giant Gator Spotted Taking A Stroll In Florida

(WILDLIFE/ALLIGATORS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) A recent video of a giant, dinosaur-like alligator is going viral, leaving some viewers questioning whether the footage has been modified due to the gator’s massive size. But believe it or not, at more than 12-feet-long, this beautiful beast is the real deal! Feast your eyes on the Goliath as he takes a […]

Continue Reading
Squirrel Appreciate Day is a time to be thankful for all types of squirrels. (WILDLIFE)

Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day!

(SQUIRRELS/WILDLIFE) January 21 is National Squirrel Appreciation Day and a good time to celebrate our furry friends. The holiday was founded in 2001 by Christy Hargrove, a wildlife rehabilitator in Asheville, North Carolina. Celebrated in mid-winter when food sources are scarce, you can show your appreciation by giving your local squirrel buddies some treats of […]

Continue Reading