Category Archives: Wildlife Wednesday

Wildlife and Earth Day in the time of COVID-19

Wildlife Wednesday and Earth Day all rolled into one. Happy Earth Day, everyone! Believe it or not, this marks the 50th year of celebrating Earth Day on April 22. I have to admit to not having been aware of Earth … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: Speech Day, Bucket Lists, and Botswana animals

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about World Speech Day, which occurs every year on or about March 15. Since our son and grandchildren were due to arrive on March 16 to spend their March Break with us, … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: even endangered Great Apes may be at risk from COVID-19

Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda are all closing their national parks, home to the endangered mountain gorillas and other great apes, amid fears that the animals may be exposed to the COVID-19 virus by visiting tourists. The great apes currently being … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday … and almost wordless as well

There were 3 very rare white giraffes in Kenya until early March.  Along came the poachers, and then there was one.

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Wildlife Wednesday: Climate change is threatening the very existence of many of our animals | Mar 11/20

Last week we looked at animals who are officially listed as being under severe threat of extinction because of loss of habitat, conflict with encroaching human populations, questionably legal wanton killing, and illegal poaching. This week we look at 10 … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: Shining a light on endangered animals around the world | Mar 4/20

Yesterday, March 3, was World Wildlife Day. It seems only appropriate to continue Robby Robin’s celebration of the animal kingdom on Wildlife Wednesdays by spending some time getting to know the animal species on our planet whose very existence is … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: one more chance to learn about our national animals | Feb 26/20

This week some of the animals we’re introducing are the official national animal of not one but several countries.  Let’s see if you can guess at least one country for each animal! The answers to last week’s offerings can be … Continue reading

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