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Border Walls are Bad for Wildlife

Wildlife News
6 November 2016


In 1996, Botswana erected an 83-mile fence along its border with Namibia. The goal was to protect domestic cattle from the highly contagious food-and-mouth disease. Within a year, though, the barrier had snared five giraffes, one elephant, several antelopes and numerous …
INDEPENDENT.CO.UK

Read More: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/border-walls-are-bad-for-wildlife-a7395406.html



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Mysterious Underwater Ping Baffles Arctic Community

Wildlife NewsNovember 2, 2016


The Department of National Defense says it is looking into a strange sound that seems to be emanating from the sea floor north of Igloolik. Its origin remains unknown but local hunters say it is scaring away the whales and seals they hut in the area’s ice-free water.
CBC.CA

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/ping-beep-hum-sound-arctic-ocean-igloolik-1.3831861



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Wildlife Carcasses Seized

Wildlife NewsState News: Wildlife carcasses seized November 7, 2016


In a surprise inspection carried out by Hapoli forest division, carcasses of a …
ARUNACHALTIMES.IN BY ADMIN

Read More: http://www.arunachaltimes.in/wildlife-carcasses-seized-2/



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Why Woodpeckers Don’t Get Headaches

Wildlife News5 November 2016


The birds have some clever adaptations to keep their noggins safe.
NEWS.NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC.COM

Read More: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/11/woodpeckers-brains-injuries-birds/



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After Recuperating in Morro Bay for Months, Bald Eagle is Ready to Return to the Wild

Wildlife News5 November 2016


12-year-old eagle to be released at Fort Hunter Liggett after treatment for malnourishment and injuries in Morro Bay. The female bird of prey reproduced every year since 2009.
SANLUISOBISPO.COM

Read More: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article112875923.html



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Injured Bald Eagle Being Treated at CROW

Wildlife News4 November 2016


An American bald eagle was brought to CROW wildlife hospital on Thursday from St. James City.
NBC-2.COM

Read more: http://www.nbc-2.com/story/33635762/injured-bald-eagle-being-treated-at-crow#



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Birds are more like feathered apes than bird brains

Wildlife News5 November 2016


For centuries scientists dismissed birds as dumb based on physical differences in their brains. How wrong we were.
THEGUARDIAN.COM BY JEREMY HANCE

Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2016/nov/05/birds-intelligence-tools-crows-parrots-conservation-ethics-chickens



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Sighting of Gray Wolves Stirs Excitement, worry in Lassen County

Wildlife News3 November 2016


One of the two wolves roaming Lassen County triggered a camera set out on a trail

Read More: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Pair-of-gray-wolves-found-in-Lassen-County-10592138.php



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