Kissing Cousins~ —

Beautiful Maui, has beautiful critters. (Red Crested Cardinal) Did you know? (Spotted Dove) Birds are close relatives, (Myna Bird) to turtles? I certainly didn’t know, and neither does this baby myna! Turtles seem to know everything, (Green Sea Turtle) so this friendly guy, who swam right up to me, probably wouldn’t be surprised. Green Sea […]

Kissing Cousins~ —

Two fruit bat friends — Forest Voices of India

A Great Indian fruit bat in the wild Over two years ago, in April of 2020, two Giant Indian Fruit Bats were rescued from Bangaluru City, in south India, and brought to the WRRC (Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre). Both are males that weighed 390 grams and 410 grams (nearly one pound each). The Covid…

Two fruit bat friends — Forest Voices of India

Texture of Tuesday – 4 — antilandscaper

A world made of trees That lives its’ own sentinel life Designs and texture close up Can be smooth, papery, scales and cracks Flaky, stripes, thrones, ridged and furrowed Step back and they become The uniqueness of a forest community Where they are rooted in their home

Texture of Tuesday – 4 — antilandscaper

Dinosaurs survived one extinction in chilly temperatures – study — The Extinction Chronicles

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF – Saturday React8 Comments|39 Share https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/dinosaurs-survived-one-extinction-in-chilly-temperatures-study/ar-AAZ89sU?ocid=msedgdhp&cvid=b49af7fe99b848b3a537fe3c7a9b030a Save Dinosaurs may have outsurvived other creatures living alongside them during a largescale extinction preceding the period where they became dominant due to their ability to survive in frosty conditions, according to a new peer-reviewed study published in Science Advances on Friday. © (photo credit: Courtesy of Woodruff […]

Dinosaurs survived one extinction in chilly temperatures – study — The Extinction Chronicles

Wolves survived the ice age as a single, global population — The Extinction Chronicles

Many dog populations seem to have two doses of wolf genes. JOHN TIMMER – 6/29/2022, 4:43 PM https://arstechnica.com/science/2022/06/ancient-wolf-genomes-indicate-an-east-asian-origin-for-dogs/ Enlarge / An Eastern Gray Wolf is a mix of Siberian ancestry and coyote DNA.Michael Cummings 51WITH 37 POSTERS PARTICIPATING SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE ON TWITTER Man’s best friend was the first of many animals humans have domesticated. But there was […]

Wolves survived the ice age as a single, global population — The Extinction Chronicles

American Vistas — Jet Eliot

As Americans celebrate Independence Day this weekend, it’s a good time to ponder and admire the diverse habitats and picturesque vistas all contained in this one large country. The western half of the country is dominated by the Rocky Mountains–the largest mountain system in North America–and the Pacific Ocean. Rocky Mtn NP, CO and moose […]

American Vistas — Jet Eliot