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Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 14

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Hi friend, I hope you're having a great week and hopefully you get the day off work to celebrate Independence Day.

After an extended delay, we're back this week with your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for July 4th.

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Happy Independence Day! As you're celebrating tonight, don't forget that your pets and other animals and wildlife are scared out of their minds wondering why the world seems to be exploding! Give them extra cuddles tonight. This comic from The Oatmeal sums...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 13

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Hi friend, I hope your week has been great so far! 

Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for May 30th. 

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Amazing wildlife photo of the week. This beautiful violet-backed starling bird almost doesn't even look real! Found widely in the woodlands and Savannah forest edges of mainland sub-Saharan Africa, it's rare to find these beauties on the ground as they spend most of their time in the trees.

Suicidal mating marsupials declared endangered. While 'Suicidal Mating Marsupials' sounds...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 12

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Hi friend, I hope your week has been great so far! 

Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for May 16th. 

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All sifakas are now critically endangered. Sorry to start the newsletter off with bad news, but at last week's IUCN Primate Specialist Group meeting in Madagascar, specialists concluded that all nine remaining species of sikafa have been moved from endangeredto critically endangered. The reason? Aside from the usual deforestation and hunting, a large number of sifakas were mysteriously found dead from what...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 11

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Hi friend, I hope your week has been great so far! 

Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for May 9th. 

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It's not looking so good for lemurs :( As I write this message, the IUCN and other groups are finishing their third day of the IUCN Red List Meeting in Madagascar. After their assessment of all lemur species, they determined all sifaka species are now under the Critically Endangered criteria, and all phaner (fork-crowned lemur) species are...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 10

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Hi friend, I hope your week has been great so far! 

Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for April 25th. 

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Mark your calendars for next week, Tuesday, May 1 at noon through Wednesday, May 2 at noon. Community Foundation of Sarasota County are holding the 2018 Giving Challenge where you can get your donation doubled thanks to The Patterson Foundation. They will match gifts from $25 to $100 to any of the over 600 nonprofit organizations you choose to...