Crocodiles Ain’t Pretty: A Book Review on The Last Crocodile Hunter, A Father and Son Legacy by Bob Irwin
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Crocodiles Ain’t Pretty: A Book Review on The Last Crocodile Hunter, A Father and Son Legacy by Bob Irwin

It’s not every day that you discover a man so devoted to the conservation of wildlife, namely crocodiles, to whom so few accolades have been given. It was his son Steve Irwin who shone and took to the spotlight giving his dad a place just out of reach of the cameras, a place Bob was … Continue reading »

Having a Bad Feather Day? : Purple, the Rescued NZ Owl, is Transformed From Frazzled to Bedazzling After a Medicinal Shampoo Bath
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Having a Bad Feather Day? : Purple, the Rescued NZ Owl, is Transformed From Frazzled to Bedazzling After a Medicinal Shampoo Bath

What’s a Ruru to Do? Sometimes one gets caught out in the rain; if you are an owl with an untreated skin condition you can be left with, well, left with an unsightly photograph. Thankfully, this New Zealand Morepork/Ruru owl (his name is Purple) was rescued and expeditiously diagnosed  by veterinarians at Wildbase Hospital. (The … Continue reading »

Newly Orphaned Rescued Baby Koala Treated for Her Broken Arm And Comforted With Teddy Bear
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Newly Orphaned Rescued Baby Koala Treated for Her Broken Arm And Comforted With Teddy Bear

Rescued at just 150 days of age, at a weight of a little over 17 ounces, this wee koala joey was barely at a stage where “she would have been starting to poke her head out of mum’s pouch.” Instead she found herself staring up at (and in the arms of) a human surrogate mama, … Continue reading »

Captive Wildlife in France, Including Our Elephants, to Benefit From Gradual Ban on Employing Wild Animals in Traveling Circuses & PETA France Weighs In on the Announcement
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Captive Wildlife in France, Including Our Elephants, to Benefit From Gradual Ban on Employing Wild Animals in Traveling Circuses & PETA France Weighs In on the Announcement

Acknowledging the inability of a wild animal to endure the life of a traveling circus performer, constantly being hauled from town to town, French Environment Minister Barbara Pompili recently announced a gradual ban on the use of elephants (employing them & their bullhook wielding trainers) and other species of wildlife in traveling circuses in France. … Continue reading »

Cool Kids Art Contest : Draw Your Fav African Animal, Win a Cute Elephant Jewelry Prize :  Hurry! Deadline is 12 May 2020
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Cool Kids Art Contest : Draw Your Fav African Animal, Win a Cute Elephant Jewelry Prize : Hurry! Deadline is 12 May 2020

If you are between the ages of 5 and 14 you are eligible* to enter the 1st “Patrick Mavros Art Competition.” But don’t delay as you must have a photograph of your drawing (include your age), your “interesting fact about your favourite African animal” (it could be an African elephant 🙂 or it could be … Continue reading »

Photo Essay : Deforestation For Palm Oil Plantations in Indonesia Not Only Destructive to Elephants;  Orangutans Suffer Loss of Their Lives & Their Habitat As Well
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Photo Essay : Deforestation For Palm Oil Plantations in Indonesia Not Only Destructive to Elephants; Orangutans Suffer Loss of Their Lives & Their Habitat As Well

A horrific discovery in West Borneo Indonesia was recently made when two orangutan were rescued from a fire in what was their habitat, their only home. Not only were the apes, named Bara & Arang by their rescuers, International Animal Rescue   traumatized by the fire but one simian had actually been shot, “a bullet still … Continue reading »