Friday, August 16, 2013

Friday Roundup: This Week's Wildlife Links (August 16th, 2013)

Large marine fish are being found with lots of plastic inside them.

Ethics to consider when you're observing wildlife.

Pretty cool to think about: less time separates us from Tyrannosaurus rex than separated T. rex from Stegosaurus.

Catch and release was once lauded as a conservation tool for sharks...but it may be falling out of favor.

Smooth Green Snake reintroductions in Illinois.

Innovative designs to allow birds to nest in walls.

In the northeast, Copperheads and Northern Water Snakes are commonly confused. Here are some tips for differentiating them.

Crocodile uses its feet for fishing. Check out that pic!

Report released with guidelines for preserving boreal forest.

Manta rays aren't a thing anymore.

Interesting hummingbird infographic.

What are your chances of getting attacked by a shark anyway? Not so good.

Tigers need a lot of land for their populations to persist.

Sometimes the best snake photographs happen when you don't pose them.

Are those snakes loving or fighting? A useful guide.

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