Wildlife

The Moa – Extinct

For millions of years, nine species of large, flightless birds known as Moas thrived on the islands today known as New Zealand (Aotearoa). The evolutionary lineage of these Moas dates back sixty million years. The Moa fed on twigs and plants. The Moas had one main predator and that was the …

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Passenger Pigeon – Extinct

The passenger pigeon flew with grace, speed, and agility. The bird had a small head and neck. The tail was elongated and wedge-shaped. The wingspan was broad and the wings were pointed and powered by large breast muscles that gave it capability for prolonged flight. The average length of the male was …

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The Great Auk – Extinct

The Great Auk was eighty centimetres tall, weighed around five kilos and looked like a large penguin. They spent most of their lives at sea but returned to land to nest. The great auk was a flightless bird and a fantastic swimmer and lived in the northern hemisphere. This bird ranged from Norway to …

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Northern White Rhinoceros – Extinct

It is estimated that 8,000 rhinoceros have been killed by humans in the last 10 years alone. There are 21,000 rhinoceros left in the world today. The evolutionary history of rhinoceros goes back 50 million years. The white rhinoceros is said to be descended from Ceratotherium praecox that lived around …

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Empty Skies (2) – Power to the People

The recently published report called the ‘State of the World’s Birds 2018’ prepared by Birdlife International sends a stark warning to us all. 40% of the world’s 10,500 bird species are in decline and 12.5% are in danger of global extinction. Birds are found in all places on Earth and many of them travel across the …

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Empty Skies (1) – Kill the Birds

Over 52% of the world’s 10,500 bird species are in decline or in real danger of global extinction. This is one of the alarming findings in the recently published landmark report called the ‘State of the World’s Birds 2018 – Taking the Pulse of the Planet’ prepared by Birdlife International. This report has been …

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Stop Taiji, Japan Dolphins Slaughter

Today we know that dolphins have intelligence and emotions, language and dialects, social order and family bonds that are similar to our own. Since …

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The Fading Roar of Tigers

Tiger Population Down from 100,000 to Under 4000 in the Last 100 Years.
For more than a million years I have roamed the Earth. Adapting. Evolving. Surviving. I stalk wild lands you may never see. Taking only what I need And giving back far more than you know. I breath life into the …..

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The last flight of the eagles

A flock of 60 eagles in flight must be a majestic sight; a magnificent bird at the peak of its evolutionary cycle; a species millions of years in the …

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