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US Regulators Move To List African Lions As A Threatened

US Regulators Move To List African Lions As A Threatened Species

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the wake of research suggesting that African lions faced the danger of extinction due to increased conflicts with humans and the loss of both habitat and prey, the US Fish and Wildlife...

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2014-10-30 16:26:07

NSSF video, website and infographic tell story and impact of hunters' generosity NEWTOWN, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For food banks nationwide, acquiring protein is a challenge because of the high cost of meat. Fortunately during hunting season, hunters help make up the shortfall with generous donations of protein-rich, low-fat venison that provide 11 million meals annually to the less fortunate. The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for...

2014-10-27 16:24:44

Special rule establishes permitting requirements for the importation of sport-hunted lion trophies WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the petition submitted by Born Free USA, Humane Society International (HSI), The Humane Society of the United States, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and other animal protection groups, today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed listing African lions as threatened under the U.S. Endangered...

2014-10-27 16:22:47

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) rejected the claim that the African lion merited listing as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. After a long and comprehensive review of the species status, which included information from the foremost lion researchers in the world, the FWS concluded that the African lion simply is not on the brink of extinction and did not merit listing as an endangered species....

2014-10-14 08:33:20

Nutronics Labs remains the only Deer Antler Spray manufacturer to have studies conducted on their own products RENO, Nev., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutronics Labs, the world's top seller of Deer Antler Spray products for over 19 years, recently had their products tested in a clinical trial focused on IGF-1 (Insulin-like Growth Hormone), a protein naturally found in deer antler velvet extract. Despite the widespread use of supplements containing IGF-1, Nutronics Labs is...

2014-10-14 08:29:12

ShotGlass(TM), the Google Glass(TM) of hunting and shooting, enhances the precision-guided shooting experience via a built-in camera and high definition video display. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrackingPoint(TM), creator of the world's first and only Precision-Guided Firearm (PGF) systems, today announces the world's first weapon-integrated digital shooting glasses, ShotGlass(TM). The new digital shooting glasses allow you to routinely make extraordinary shots from...

2014-10-02 16:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunters heading into Pennsylvania's state-owned woodlands this season will find additional roads open in 18 of the 20 state forest districts, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced today. "The Bureau of Forestry hopes to improve accessibility while promoting hunting where it is needed to benefit forest regeneration and the overall ecosystem," said DCNR Deputy Secretary for Parks and Forestry Dan Devlin....

2014-09-23 04:20:59

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Hunting PLC, an international oil services company, has selected Patriot PAWS Service Dogs as the Hunting Art Prize Charity. The nonprofit will be presented with a gift on behalf of the 2015 Hunting Art Prize at a separate event following the annual gala in May, where the winner of the competition will be announced. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130904/DA73362LOGO Patriot PAWS aims to inspire and...

2014-09-16 23:00:46

On August 18, the Organization of Fish & Wildlife Information Managers (OFWIM) announced Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) MO Hunting application as the winner of the Innovation Award. Timmons Group partnered with MDC staff for all design and development tasks on MO Hunting. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On August 18, the Organization of Fish & Wildlife Information Managers (OFWIM) announced Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) MO Hunting...

2014-09-08 12:22:17

Earth Rangers Empowers Children to Help Protect Habitat for Native Species WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - What would you do if the place you call home was taken away from you? That is exactly what's happening to the eastern wolf, western screech owl, swift fox and bobolink. These animals are all losing the wild spaces they need to survive due to land development, agriculture and deforestation. Starting this month, Earth Rangers across Canada will work together to protect...

Inupiat Family from Noatak, Alaska, 1929, Edward S. Curtis
2014-08-31 06:39:24

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Paleo-Eskimo people that lived in the Arctic from roughly 5,000 years ago to about 700 years ago, were the first humans to live in the region and survived there without outside contact for more than 4,000 years, researchers reported Friday in the journal Science. In addition, lead investigator Eske Willerslev of the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark and her colleagues report that the Paleo-Eskimos...


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Pygmy Damselfly, Nehalennia speciosa
2013-08-21 13:04:57

The pygmy damselfly (Nehalennia speciosa), also known as the sedgling or the sedgeling, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Eurasia. Its range includes Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, and Sweden, among many other areas. It prefers to reside in permanent swamps and marshes near lakes, ponds, and other water sources. The pygmy damselfly occurs in scattered and small populations, although some areas hold populations with high numbers. This species...

Ringed Seal
2013-05-01 12:51:20

The ringed seal (Pusa hispida), also known as the jar seal, is a true seal in the Phocidae family. Locally, it is known as nattiq or netsik in the Inuit language. It can be found in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, with a range that includes the Bering and Oshtok Seas, the Arctic Ocean, and the coastlines of Japan in the north Pacific. It also occurs in the North Atlantic on the coastlines of Scandinavia, Greenland, and Newfoundland.  Within its range, the ringed seal prefers areas with ice...

Lesser Mouse Deer, Tragulus kanchil
2012-10-27 16:58:26

The lesser mouse deer (Tragulus kanchil), also known as the lesser Malay chevrotain or the kanchil, is an even-toed ungulate that is native to Cambodia, Indochina, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sumatra, and Burma, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within primary and secondary forests in foothills or lowland areas. It can also be found on cultivated lands at elevations of up to 1,968 feet. Within these habitats, both arid and moist vegetation can be found, as well as mangrove forests. The lesser...

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2008-05-22 18:12:33

The Drever, also known as the Swedish Dachsbracke, is a scent hound, bred to hunt hares, roe deer, and fox. It may be a combination of the Westphalian Dachsbracke and a beagle. The first Drever was registered in Sweden in 1913. The body of the Drever is similar to most hunting dogs in appearance, yet its legs are very short. The tallest Drever stands 15 inches high, much shorter than most hunting hounds. The breed typically is kept solely as a hunting dog and rarely ever used as a...

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2007-06-25 08:54:26

The Barasingha, Cervus duvaucelii, is a species of deer native to India and Nepal. It is also found in the United States in the state of Texas on hunting ranches where it was introduced a hundred years ago. In the Terai the deer lives on marshland and is rarely seen outside it. In Central India they live in grasslands in the proximity of forests. Today the species has disappeared entirely from the western part of its range. A stag may stand 53 inches at the shoulder and weigh from 375 to...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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