Save The North Atlantic Right Whale – Don’t Order Lobster!

North Atlantic Right Whale

How Removing American Lobster From The Menu Might Save A Critically Endangered Whale

The use of lobster nets and pots poses such a serious threat to the survival of the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale that fisheries using these methods have been assigned red ratings by the sustainability guide Seafood Watch.

The population of these whales has declined by 28% over the last decade, and now fewer than 340 individuals remain. Of these, only 80 are breeding females. The two main threats to the species’ survival are entanglement in fishing gear and ship strikes.

By removing American lobster (and other species caught using similar methods) from the menu, businesses can help save the North Atlantic right whale.

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Forest Animals – Pictures & Interesting Facts On Animals That Live In Forests

Forest Animals

Forest animals include mammals such as the African forest elephant, okapi, sugar glider, tiger quoll, wolf, black bear, moose, tapir and many types of monkeys; birds such as the great hornbill, southern cassowary and harpy eagle, as well as many types of toucans and woodpeckers.

On this page you’ll find pictures and interesting facts on these and many other animals that live in forests…

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The Immortal Jellyfish – Meet the Animal That Lives Forever

Immortal Jellyfish

Aging affects most living organisms, with death being a universal part of life, but one jellyfish species has found an unusual way of escaping death entirely.

Turritopsis dohrnii, also known as the immortal jellyfish, has been the focus of research carried out at the University of Oveidas in Spain, as scientists mapped the species’ genetic sequence to uncover the origin of its unique ability.

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Animals That Start With B: List With Pictures & Interesting Facts

Animals That Start With B

Animals that start with B include mammals such as beavers, bats, bears, bobcat, bonobo and bison; reptiles such as the black mamba and boa constrictor; fish such as the barracuda and bull shark; birds such as the black vulture and buzzard; and invertebrates such as bees, barnacles, and bullet ants.

On this page is a list containing these and many other interesting animals beginning with B, together with pictures and facts on each species.

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Grassland Animals List, Interesting Facts On Animals That Live In Grasslands

Grassland Animals

Grassland animals include mammals such as antelopes, cheetah, zebras, eastern grey kangaroo, Pallas’s cat, Przewalski’s horse, American bison, giant anteater and maned wolf; birds such as the plains-wanderer, Steppe eagle, prairie falcon and rhea, and reptiles such as the prairie rattlesnake and leopard tortoise.

On this page you’ll find facts and information on these and many other grassland animals…

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Types Of Bears – Pictures & Facts On All Eight Bear Species

Types Of Bears

There are eight types of bears: the polar bear, brown bear, American black bear, spectacled bear, Asian black bear, sloth bear, sun bear, and giant panda.

Together, the eight bear species make up the living members of the bear family Ursidae.

Ursidae is part of a larger group of mammals, the order Carnivora, which is also home to the cat family (Felidae), the dog family (Canidae), and several other families of primarily carnivorous (meat-eating) animals.

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Apex Predators List, Pictures & Facts: The Most Amazing Top Predators

Apex Predators

Apex Predators

Apex predators are predators with no natural predators of their own. Also known as top predators, apex predators are animals at the top of the food chain.

Examples of apex predators include mammals such as the lion, tiger, wolf, polar bear, orca and sperm whale; reptiles such as the saltwater crocodile, American alligator, king cobra and green anaconda; birds such as the bald eagle and wedge-tailed eagle, and fish such as the great white shark and great hammerhead shark.

Below is a list containing these and many other apex predators, with pictures and facts on each species. Click on the names to find information on individual species, or scroll down to browse pictures and facts on all of the animals.

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Animals That Start With Y: List With Pictures & Interesting Facts

Animals That Start With Y

Animals that start with Y include mammals such as the yak, yapok, yellow-winged bat and yellow mongoose; birds such as the yellowhammer and yellow-eyed penguin; reptiles such as the yacare caiman; and invertebrates such as the yabby and yellowjackets.

On this page is a list including these and many other interesting animals beginning with Y, together with pictures and facts on each species.

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