Entries in amazing wildlife (18)

Wednesday
Nov082017

Drones in the  Wild

Drones have infiltrated our society quicker than anybody could have predicted. Whilst they are popular amongst wildlife and landscape photographers, can this new form of intelligent life actually prove beneficial in conservation efforts, or is it having a negative impact on nature and its inhabitants? Here we explore the development and the ethics of drones in the wild.

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Monday
Jan042016

The Invincibles: 5 Species Which Survive in Extreme Environments

Into The Wild has previously looked at those animals that have survived when faced with certain extinction, but what about those who survive when faced with brutal environments? These five species will make your decision not to go out because it was raining seem even more pathetic than it already was.

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Monday
Dec012014

Wildlife in the wild: Here are the best spots

Staring into the eyes of a caged lion is not much fun, is it? There are so many better ways to explore wildlife than visiting a zoo that will often offer you a much more limited experience. Truth to be told, animals will always be happier in the wild but the question is: How do you find them? Where do you go? Here are the best places to spot exotic animals.

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Monday
Nov172014

Extraordinary Newborns: their first steps put to the test

‘The greatest challenges any animal faces are within the first few hours/days when they are smallest and most vulnerable’- Sir David Attenborough. Many animals have instinctively adapted to their first experiences of the world, but some have it harder than most!  

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Wednesday
Jul162014

Bees Buzz Off: The decline of bees and what it means for us

You might have mixed feelings when you think about bees. Tasty honey probably comes to mind, but along with painful stings and unwelcome additions to summer picnics. Perhaps you think that fewer bees wouldn’t be such a bad thing? But bees are important pollinators that play a vital role in all of our lives.

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Thursday
Jun122014

New kids on the block

Over 18,000 new species were identified last year; meet some of the weird and wonderful animals, plants and even microbe

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Monday
May192014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Emma Kingston

A Gemsboks (Oryx gazella) traversing the striking, scorched red landscape of the Namib Desert. Taken whilst on Frontier's Namibia Carnivore Conservation Programme,

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Thursday
Apr172014

12 Heartwarming Animal Facts

Animals do the cutest things; that’s what I’ve noticed since I was very young. However, I have also noticed that these stem from the fact that animal traits are very similar to human traits, which allow us to have an emotional connection that we can share with animals.

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Monday
Mar032014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Elizabeth Lindsay

This incredible close-up from Elizabeth Lindsay was taken on the Madagascar Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship. It is a picture of a Dromicodryas Quadrilineatus, otherwise known as a four-striped snake.

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Tuesday
Dec242013

Best animal documentaries 

Animal documentaries take us far from the world of our armchair; to the far flung corners of the globe. We all need escapism some time or another, and what better way than to watch animal documentaries. 

 

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Monday
Dec092013

Volunteer photo of the week: Sarah Whitney

Sarah Whitney took this photo when she volunteered on the South Africa Wildlfie Conservation project. The photo shows one of earth's oldest creatures in its natural habitat, it also provides a rare glimpse into the Elephants personality. Have you ever played hide and seek? 

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Tuesday
Nov262013

Madagascar wildlife: the langaha snake

The Langaha madagascariensis is an incredibly cryptic and camouflaged snake that is very difficult to spot in the wild, granting it a place right at the top of my 'wish list' of animals to see whilst in Madagascar.

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Tuesday
Nov262013

The ant experience

Red, black, yellow, small, big, hairy, smooth, alone, in groups and most notably always busy! For centuries ants have fascinated human beings and the scientific community with their relentless activity and impression of order and organisation; to the point that it inspired industrial management strategies.

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Tuesday
Nov262013

A profile of Frontier’s Costa Rica otter program

Conservation intern Matthew Cloutier took part in Frontier's Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtles Conservation project where he was surprised to find an unexpected species being researched.

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Wednesday
Jun062012

Photo of the Week

This stunning photo of the week, entitled ‘black skimmers are back’ comes courtesy of bmse. The amazing image was captured at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach, California – check out the flickr page to see some more amazing wildlife action shots.

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