Endangered Animals: Will the Elephant Become Just a memory?

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Endangered elephant enjoying an evening shower

“Elephants have long term supportive bonds between family members, so it’s not just a species facing extinction, it’s massive individual suffering.” ~Jane Goodall, Wildlife Conservationist Elephants are one of the world’s most intelligent animals, similiar in brain functionality to humans, other primate and cetaceans (whales, dolphins). Elephants display a very wide variety of behaviors including grief, mimicry, play, altruism (helping … Read More

Endangered Animals: Are We Emptying the Oceans of Marine Animals?

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Image of a seal with an embedded collar of plastic garbage

The ocean is a complex ecosystem within itself and in relationship to the ecosystems on land. If the balance is lost by depleting species especially at the top of the food chain, the entire system is affected and as a result, other species may be lost as well. The ocean is affected by the same threats as land; overfishing, trophy/illegal … Read More

Endangered Animals: Vanished! – 96,800 Tigers!

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Tigers are a symbol of fierceness and strength. Tigers are used frequently as the mascots of sports teams and in the branding of products. The tiger’s strength alone won’t prevent extinction unless we stand together to protect the tiger. (Click image to view the whole Infographic) From Visually. –jQuery(document).ready(function($){var inst = $(‘[data-remodal-id=594]’).remodal();$(‘#pic2’).click(function() {inst.open();});});(Click image to view the whole Infographic) (Click … Read More

Endangered Animals: No More Ice, No More Polar Bears!

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PolarBear_MotherAndCubs2_KassieSiegel

Polar Bears, the mascots of winter CocaCola commercials and Klondike Bars, the cute teddy bears featured on Christmas cards and cuddly plush toys are disappearing. 60% could disappear by the year 2050. Polar Bears are at the top of the food chain and rival their nearest relative, brown bears as the largest land predator. Losing this predator would have a … Read More

Endangered Animals: Save the Whales!

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The whale is a cetacean which is of the order (biological classification) that also includes dolphins . Whales are highly evolved mammals with a brain that is similar to ours. Only the Great Apes, elephants and dolphins have as much in common with humans. They are capable of complex emotions such as anger, compassion, altruism (why you hear of dolphins … Read More