Other Animals

Everywhere the Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation (SWCCF) works, we employ the principles of community-based conservation. Community-based conservation begins by helping people solve their problems and consequently helps small cats and other species. For example, a repaired or new hen house protects against a family’s losses and hence makes retaliatory killing of all small cats
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Recently, Sonam Tashi Lama, a 2016 recipient of the WCN Scholarship Program, received a 2022 Whitley Award for his incredible work helping red pandas in Nepal. As Program Coordinator of the Red Panda Network (RPN), he has been behind many critical initiatives to protect red pandas from major threats, such as habitat degradation and poaching.
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Webinar: Avian Bornavirus? Avian Ganglioneuritis?: One Last Q&A! – Special 2-Hour Webinar! Date: Friday, July 22, 2022 Time: 12:00 pm PDT (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for this very important FREE, live webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine. Our special
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Image by Howard Walsh from Pixabay Some of us have spent a large part of our lives enjoying birds in the wild in a practice branded as “birding.” It’s fun to watch for certain kinds of birds, to photograph them, to watch their daily interaction, or simply to have the comfort of birds attracted to
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May 25, 2022 By Dr. Jim Sanderson, Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation How do we know our threat reduction interventions are working and actually benefiting small cats and other wildlife? We could simply depend on nature. If threats are reduced, the cats can do the rest themselves. Nevertheless, monitoring is vital so that interventions and
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Rats are amazingly social and intelligent creatures. They honestly make amazing pets. But is a rat the best pet mammal? And is it the best pet mammal for you? #clintsreptiles #rat #petrat ===== Aspen Shavings Substrate: https://amzn.to/3PwNUMT Paper Rodent Bedding: https://amzn.to/39IE6Pd Enclosure: https://amzn.to/384bUpA Water Bottle: https://amzn.to/2Jsm7jC Food: https://amzn.to/3yUgaTF Litter Box: https://amzn.to/33JrKAG Toys: https://amzn.to/3wxVdME Rat Wheel:
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Webinar: Comprehensive Anatomy Research Project—New Findings to Advance Veterinary Medicine, Part 2 Date: Friday, June 24, 2022 SPECIAL TIME: 11:00 am PDT (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) EXTENDED WEBINAR – THIS WEBINAR WILL BE 1.5 HOURS Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of
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One of the best things about having a pet is interacting and handling it. So what reptiles are good to handle? Here are five of the best pet reptiles to hold! #clintsreptiles #reptiles #reptile ==== Clint is a professional biologist and educator, but above all, Clint LOVES reptiles and he loves to share that love
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Recently, Dr. Rachel Graham, Founder and Executive Director of MarAlliance, was interviewed on NPR’s Short Wave podcast. During the interview, Dr. Graham discusses what makes the manta ray such a unique example of marine wildlife, as well as how they have become such an endangered species. Dr. Rachel Graham Manta rays can grow up to
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Black pine snakes (Pituophis melanoleucus) are easily mistaken for Mexican black kingsnakes. Both are beautiful, jet black, reasonably sized black snakes, but I would argue that black pine snakes make BETTER pets. They are a dream snake for me! But is the black pine snake the best pet snake for you? #clintsreptiles #pinesnake #pituophis ====
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We recently held our spring Wildlife Conservation Expo, a virtual event dedicated to celebrating wildlife and bringing conservationists together with you, our amazing community of supporters. Expo is that special time of year when we can show you all of the tremendous work that you’ve helped make possible, and our Network’s conservationists shared their stories
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Chameleon geckos (Eurydactylodes spp.) are, pound for pound, probably the best pet lizards you could possibly get. It helps that they are tiny, but they are honestly spectacular lizards even disregarding their diminutive size. I’m not sure there is a lizard that I could recommend to more people than this one. They are tiny perfection!
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Mother’s Day is right around the corner, a time to show some love for that special person who helped shape you into who you are today. If your mom is a lover of wildlife, you’re in luck—there are tons of amazing gifts available that will show her how much you care and help support wildlife
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Earth’s largest animals, like elephants, rhinos, and whales, are more than just breathtaking and iconic. Increasing evidence suggests that these heavyweight mammals play a vital role in climate change mitigation. A new study from the University of Oxford found that the conservation of large mammals can directly bolster ecosystem resilience and reduce the effects of
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