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Wayward NYC farm animals get a helping hand

Wayward NYC farm animals get a helping hand | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Animal advocate Tracey Stewart worked with the Farm Sanctuary Emergency Rescue Team to re-home the abandoned animals.
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Star Trek has its way with the perception of the Klingons – and their eating habits. Wonder how aliens would look at us? Perhaps when we show more respect for other living beings, the aliens will visit instead of doing a fly-by with their doors locked!

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This is why we need wildlife crossings

This is why we need wildlife crossings | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Wildlife underpasses and overpasses have reduced animal-related car crashes in Colorado.
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seems like a safer solution - for animals and humans

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These beautiful photos speak loud and clear for wildlife

These beautiful photos speak loud and clear for wildlife | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The Natural History Museum, London, announced the finalists for its 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.
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stunning photos!  are we not entrusted with their survival?

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Zoos Get Into Brutal #CuteAnimalTweetOff Battle, And It's Exactly What The Internet Needed - StumbleUpon

Zoos Get Into Brutal #CuteAnimalTweetOff Battle, And It's Exactly What The Internet Needed - StumbleUpon | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it

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it's baby love.....

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'Slothlove' captures the endearing charm of orphaned baby sloths

'Slothlove' captures the endearing charm of orphaned baby sloths | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Wildlife conservationist and photographer Sam Trull offers an intimate (and downright adorable) look at what it's like to hang out with sloths all day.
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who can resist that face?

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There Is No Reason to Use a Shock Collar. In Fact, It Should Be Illegal

There Is No Reason to Use a Shock Collar. In Fact, It Should Be Illegal | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The training organization posted an "open letter" against the use of shock collars on its site; I break down the key points.
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never saw a reason to do this... it is about training - the owner!

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Happy World Wetlands Day

Happy World Wetlands Day | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Groundhog Day tends to hog the spotlight, but Feb. 2 is also World Wetlands Day. To mark the occasion, here's a photo tribute to the planet's marshes, swamps an
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fascinating look at only a small part of our eco system

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20 things you didn't know about zebras

20 things you didn't know about zebras | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
From their smart stripes to the power of their kicks, behold the wonders of zebras.
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many things still to learn about critters....

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5 wild cats you've probably never heard of

5 wild cats you've probably never heard of | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Meet some wild and exotic cats that are still fine-looking felines.
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beautiful creatures...

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Dog Left To Die In Scorching Desert Was Too Scared To Let Rescuers Near Her

Dog Left To Die In Scorching Desert Was Too Scared To Let Rescuers Near Her | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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how do you just toss a dog out into the desert? 

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Eight animals that may not survive 2016

Eight animals that may not survive 2016 | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
"These animals might be as common as dinosaurs soon."
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a tragedy that could be prevented

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African lake turns animals into statues

African lake turns animals into statues | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Tanzania's Lake Natron calcifies the animals that die in its waters, and Nick Brandt captures them with eerie photographs.
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I have been in the dead sea - nothing like this....

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12 adorable animals threatened by climate change

12 adorable animals threatened by climate change | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
These 12 animals are being threatened by climate change. Here's what you can do to help.
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will they survive.....

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5 questions you should ask yourself before taking a selfie with an animal

5 questions you should ask yourself before taking a selfie with an animal | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The barrage of Darwin Award-worthy and just plain cruel animal selfie photos in the news is our cue for a reality check.
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depends on the animal - sometimes you may be better off just saying no!

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Fans mourn famed Yellowstone wolf killed by trophy hunter

Fans mourn famed Yellowstone wolf killed by trophy hunter | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The legal killing of Spitfire, a beloved gray wolf, has sparked renewed efforts to establish a buffer zone around Yellowstone National Park.
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sad - in this day of hi-tech and virtual reality - why hunters feel the need to kill...  and it is no longer a fairly even match - hi-tech weapons mean the hunter does not necessarily need a high level of skill to kill a defenseless animal...

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How do zoos prepare for hurricanes?

How do zoos prepare for hurricanes? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Human residents can evacuate during hurricanes, but zoo and aquarium residents have to hunker down and weather the storm.
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not everyone can leave - responsibility for their survival shifts from nature to the captors

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10 Most Terrifying Creatures That Once Lived On The Earth

10 Most Terrifying Creatures That Once Lived On The Earth | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The animal kingdom has always surprised us with some pretty formidable creatures but these extinct animals are something out of our worst nightmares.
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I dunno - he looks kinda cute....

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World's cutest endangered animal photographed for first time in over 2 decades

World's cutest endangered animal photographed for first time in over 2 decades | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The Ili pika, an animal sometimes referred to as the 'magic rabbit,' is more endangered than the panda.
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definitely a cutie....

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Blood Donor Rescue Dog Saves Hundreds of Canine Lives

Blood Donor Rescue Dog Saves Hundreds of Canine Lives | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
He may not have a traditional home like most dogs, but Berkley most definitely has a purpose. The 4-year-old mastiff/yellow mouth cur mix has saved hundreds of lives as a blood donor, according to Oklahoma City's KOCO News, who first reported the story.
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dogs are people too - from People...  story about a dog that donates blood....

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He's Not Your Normal Dog, But He Still Charms Everyone He Meets

He's Not Your Normal Dog, But He Still Charms Everyone He Meets | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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deformities exist throughout the animal kingdom....

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Animal brought back to life after 30 years of being frozen

Animal brought back to life after 30 years of being frozen | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Remarkably, the creature even managed to lay eggs that hatched into offspring shortly after being revived.
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uhmmm....  OK

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Yoda the llama found a forever home and can't stop smiling about it

Yoda the llama found a forever home and can't stop smiling about it | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Bring the positivity he will.
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who can resist that smile :-)

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Sweet kangaroo recovering after a wildfire is equal parts sad and adorable

Sweet kangaroo recovering after a wildfire is equal parts sad and adorable | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A kangaroo joey who survived a fire in Waroona, Australia, was rescued and is recovering in a clinic.
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they are affected too...

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Wild sea otter visits aquarium to give birth

Wild sea otter visits aquarium to give birth | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Staff were worried when the wild otter started hanging out in the lagoon, but they were delighted when she gave birth to what appears to be a healthy pup.
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Merry Christmas little one....

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Chubby hamster triumphs in comedic wildlife photography contest

Chubby hamster triumphs in comedic wildlife photography contest | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards highlights excellent images that showcase "the funny side of the majestic creatures we love to photograph and protect."
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just plain old funny animal photos....

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