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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…

Deskunking Your K9 & It’s Not With Tomato Juice

  Paul Krebaum discovered possibly the best solution for eliminating odor on dogs who have been skunked.   Image Credit: Wiki   Take 1 quart of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of liquid hand soap. Mix and immediately apply to the stinky pet. Then rinse thoroughly with tap…

Rhino’s Will Be Wiped Out By 2015

WIPED OUT “One rhino expert, Richard Emslie, sees the tipping point coming in 2015 under current trends. South Africa’s environment ministry forecasts from 2016, and once that happens, wild rhinos could be wiped out in the country a decade after that.” via Yahoo News “The rate of poaching continues to rise and we are getting…

Switzerland Culls its Only Recorded Wild Bear.

“Switzerland’s only recorded wild bear has been culled after fears that it could pose a threat to humans, the authorities announced on Wednesday.” The male bear, known as “M13”, was shot dead by wildlife rangers on Tuesday, said Adrian Aeschlimann, spokesman for the Federal Office for the Environment. “The cull was carried out according to…

BELGIAN MALINOIS DOGS FIRST TO BE DEPLOYED AS ANTI-POACHING UNIT IN SOUTH AFRICA’S GAME RESERVES.

  Belgian Malinois dogs that recently graduated from the Mechem Training Center in Tshwane, South Africa,  are now on active duty in Pilanesberg National Reserve and the Kruger National Park in South Africa,to help catch rhino poachers in the areas. Russell and Toby, the two Malinois dogs will be handled by field rangers in the parks.…

IS THIS COLLARING OR CULLING OF THE FRASER ISLAND DINGOES?YOUTUBE VIDEO.FACEBOOK

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSSaknF6Wnw IS THIS COLLARING OR CULLING OF THE DINGOES ON FRASER ISLAND? You’d have to convince me otherwise that these bulky, 6.6 pounds of satellite, tracking device collars are not cumbersome and do not hinder the movement of the dingoes on Fraser Island.It is estimated that the Fraser Island dingoes travel around  24 miles in…

DINGOES DYING CRUEL DEATHS ON FRASER ISLAND. YOUTUBE VIDEO FRASER ISLAND

One thousand dingoes have been trapped on Fraser Island since 2001.There needs to be an urgent overhaul of the dingo plan. The management of dingoes on Fraser Island  and the cruel death of a Fraser Island dingo during a government- sanctioned experiment last year has many people questioning the unfortunate event. Dingo activists like Jennifer…

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