Entries in wildlife (163)

Wednesday
Sep262012

Animals that shouldn’t exist...but do!

Last week a baby liliger was born creating a whole new subspecies that was thought to be impossible. So astounded were we here at Into the Wild we decided to see what other out of this world hybrids we could find.

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Thursday
Sep202012

Tongue in Cheek of the Week :p :p :p

The latest cheeky chappy to feature in Tongue in Cheek of the Week!! Image courtesy of Emma Fisher on Frontier's Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary project. Lovely stuff :P

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Wednesday
Sep192012

Into The Wild Meets: Steve Leonard ('The Vet Off The Telly')

Into The Wild today speaks to vet and televisions presenter Steve Leonard. Since his first television appearance on 'Vet School' he has gone on to feature in many other productions including 'Vets in Practice', 'Orangutan Diaries' (read our interview with co-host Michaela Strachan) and 'Incredible Journeys', working for the BBC, ITV Animal Planet and Discovery. We asked him about his career so far and some of the highlights.

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Thursday
Aug232012

Tongue in Cheek of the Week :p :p :p

Looking through the vast number of photos we get sent from our lovely volunteers, we noticed something brilliant and we thought it was about time we shared it with you lot. Tongue in Cheek of the Week will showcase only the cheekiest of wildlife caught on camera by Frontier volunteers whilst out in the field (anything with its tongue out :p). We've got quite the collection of these so be sure to keep your eye out for more tongues soon! Give us a :P if you like #2...

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Monday
Aug202012

Photo of the Week

Another top class Photo of the Week for you today. This weeks entry comes courtesy of The Hapless Birder of Delaware and shows an osprey carrying away a huge bluefish. Great capture and really happy to feature it on the blog.

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Wednesday
Aug012012

Review of BBC's 'The Dark: Nature's Nighttime World'

Are you afraid of the Dark? If so, the creepy-crawlies and magnificent beasts in the BBC’s new series The Dark: Nature’s Night-time World might be a little too much to bear. Hi-tech thermal imaging and infrared cameras treated the audience to some incredibly rare Central American sights including slow-motion footage of net-casting spiders and never-before-seen behaviour of wild jaguars.

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Wednesday
Aug012012

Caught on Camera: Remote Camera Photos from Frontier Projects

BRAND NEW FEATURE: We've got remote cameras set up on our conservation projects in both Cambodia and Costa Rica and we thought you might like to see what we've found so far. So we've started this brand new feature where we'll be bringing you the shots as we get them here at Frontier HQ, kicking things off with a pretty exciting image taken just last Tuesday...

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Friday
Jul272012

Project of the Week: Thailand Elephant Conservation Project

Volunteer on Frontier's Thailand Elephant Conservation project and work at an ecological centre preserving Thailand’s elephants as you help wash, feed, and exercise these majestic creatures.

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Thursday
May172012

Into the Wild Meets: NHU Africa

Today we speak to our friends at NHU Africa, a wildlife documentary production company based in South Africa. We find out all their latest news, their thoughts on the future of wildlife television and film, and get some advice on what it takes to make it in this competetive industry.

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Thursday
May032012

Frontier’s Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project in DEFRA’s Darwin Initiative Newsletter

Into the Wild is very pleased to announce that Frontier’s Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project out in Tanzania has been given special recognition in DEFRA’S Darwin Initiative Newsletter. Out on the project our volunteers have been helping local communities preserve their wildlife corridors and playing an integral role in wildlife conservation.

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Thursday
Apr262012

When Humans and Animals Become One

It’s yet another step into the world of the weird and the wonderful for the Into the Wild blog today as we check out the results of when humans transform into animals. It appears there are plenty of plastic surgeons out there happy to make the bizarre and extreme wishes of those looking to become human-animal hybrids come true.

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Monday
Apr022012

2012 Wildlife Film Competition – Winners announced!!!

Last month Frontier, Wildeye, Wildlife-film.com and NHU Africa collaborated to launch a film competition, hoping to find some exciting new wildlife film-making talent! We asked entrants to send us a 3-minute wildlife video, as well as a 150-word production proposal explaining how the footage could be made into a feature length film or series.

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Thursday
Mar292012

Project of the Week - Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation

Our Project of the Week is Costa Rica Primates, Big Cats and Turtle Conservation so we thought we’d take a look at this beautiful country and bring you all the best things to do, see and eat.

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Wednesday
Mar282012

Into the Wild: Animal Experiments Through the Ages (Graphic)

As we saw on Monday in ‘Into the Wild: Our Favourite Latin Animal Names’, the science community can be a strange lot! Today we take a look back at some of the most bizarre and shocking experiments conducted throughout history, all conducted for the furthering of science and learning.

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Monday
Mar262012

Into the Wild: Our Favourite Latin Animal Names

Today Into the Wild has searched out some of the most inventive and amusing taxonomic animal names out there – proving that scientists do have a sense of humour after all. With new species being discovered all the time who knows which celebrities will be next on the naming list.

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