Friday, November 1, 2013

Friday Roundup: This Week's Wildlife Links (November 1st, 2013)

A thrill now sadly rare: observing bats in NYC.
Moths are an important food for Grizzly Bears. They could be eating 40,000 a day.

98% of marine fish from the Philippines captured for the aquarium trade die within a year (80% die before even being sold).

Australian lizard populations thrive when they are being hunted.

Andean Bears dismantle camera trap set to photograph them.

Is Chernobyl a wild kingdom or radioactive nightmare? Or maybe something in between.

That humming noise that's been keeping you up at night might be mating fish.

The Eastern Steller Sea Lion is being removed from the Endangered Species List.

Why the avocado should be extinct.

A discovery of a snake long forgotten. In a jar.

Rhinoceros Beetles have huge horns. But at what cost?

Natural history of the Western Fox Snake.

Why don't snake handlers get bitten more often? Could be because they don't feed their snakes.

An incredible 400 new species have just been discovered in the Amazon rain forest.

More on those Oarfish strandings from a couple weeks ago. Also, they had parasites.

Did I miss an interesting wildlife link from this week? Provide it below

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