Category: WILDLIFE WEDNESDAY

Wolves Can Tread Water While Killing Prey

By Claudia Bensimoun Vancouver Island Wolf   Image credit: wikia.com   Arctic Wolf Germany   Image Credit: Wiki Commons   Gray Wolf. U.S   Image Credit: Wiki Commons     European Wolf   Image Credit: Wiki Commons   Eurasian Wolf Image Credit: WikiPedia The Wolf Facts From ” If Dogs Could Talk. Exploring The Canine…

Out of Africa & Into Switzerland

Out of Africa & Into Switzerland. Dogs Allowed! Claudia Bensimoun     Komati Gorge Lodge Fly-Fishing & Wildlife Reserve Recognized by its majestic cliffs, winding river, thorn bushveld and Highveld grasslands, it is less than three hours from Johannesburg on the Drakensberg Escarpment. Here you can enjoy modern accommodations with breathtaking scenes of natural beauty…

Dogs Take on War With Rhino Poachers in Africa

More than 1000 rhinos were illegally massacred in South Africa in 2014. ‘Triple-role’ sniffer dogs that are trained as anti-poaching dogs, together with their handlers, who are often wildlife conservationists, are trying to save some of the world’s most endangered species at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. The increasing demand in Asia for rhino horn…

Save Fraser Island Dingoes. Hero! Jennifer Parkhurst!

    Many of us are aware that the DNA of dingoes looks similar to the DNA of a dog, as does the DNA of the wolf.Dogs bond quickly with people and according to many dingo parents , dingoes bond with people too.As Stanley Coren mentions in ” Do Dogs Dream?, ” the genetic data…

Draft Rule Ends Protections For Gray Wolves. Interior Department Draft Rule Ends Protections For Gray Wolves Across 48 States!

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) –” Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that could end a decades-long recovery effort that has restored the animals but only in parts of their historic range. Image Credit: WIKI The draft U.S. Department of Interior rule obtained by The…

Wyoming to Expand Wolf Killing -2013. War On Wolves-Wolf Puppies

“Now, under a plan supported by the Obama Administration, Wyoming is scheduled to open even more of their state to the unlimited killing of wolves starting March 1st. This means that between now and October, in a large portion of some of the best wolf habitat in the state, wolves can be killed at will.   Image…

New Guinea Singing Dog- Oldest Dog Around-Climbing Dog

The New Guinea Singing Dog is also known as the New Guinea Dingo, Hallstrom Dog, Bush Dingo, Singer and New Guinea Wild Dog.They are known and named for their unique vocalization.These dogs are found in New Guinea and are the most primitive breed of dogs around, more so than the dingo. Domesticated bred New Guinea…

WHY DO DINGOES, WOLVES AND DOGS HOWL?

WHY DO DINGOES, WOLVES AND DOGS HOWL? Dingoes have three different types of howls with ten variations. These howls can be long and persistent, rising and ebbing or short. According to research, a dingo howl will change according to the season and the time of day. A dingo howl is also influenced by breeding, migration,…

IRISH TERRIER BREEDS. GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER DOG BREEDS

By Claudia Bensimoun Image credit: WIKI The Glen of Imaal Terrier originates from Ireland, in the county of Wicklow.This dog was bred for hunting foxes, badgers and other small prey.The Glen of Imaal Terrier is often times mentioned in Irish Literature, and has been bred for many hundreds of years. Description:This breed is short, strong…