A baby alligator sits on top of its mother’s head in St. Augustine Alligator Farm, Florida
Picture: John Moran/News Dog Media (via Pictures of the day: 16 April 2014 - Telegraph)
A rhinoceros plays with a football in his enclosure at the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen, Germany
Picture: Peter Steffen/AFP/Getty Image (via Pictures of the day: 14 April 2014 - Telegraph)
As promised, here’s a link to an article explaining the ban.
Many of you may be familiar with the so-called “scientific” whaling by watching Sea Shepherd battle these guys on Animal Planet’s Whale Wars. There’s finally a legal ban on it.
Today is an amazing day for whales, and another small step in protecting wildlife.
This is a huge victory for whales!
I’ll post an article as a source later but I was so excited about this, I thought my followers would like to know asap :)
Before and after. Owl pellet dissections.
Undigestable material such as fur, feathers, bones and exoskeleton collect in the owl’s crop and are coughed up later as a neat pellet. These are usually coughed up approximately one to two days after the meal.
This pellet belonged to a Barred Owl.
Speaks for itself…
A video explaining the importance of the gopher tortoise to Florida’s Ecosystem
A Katydid (Microcentrum rhombifolium) on a wall. These insects are related to grasshoppers and so closely resemble leaves that on a tree, you would never notice one but against a brick wall they stand out like a sore thumb.
They normally fly away from danger so I was pretty surprised that I was able to get so close with my camera phone
Indonesian Autumn Adder