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# wildlife - Friday 4 December, 2015

A man found this 5ft lizard hanging out on the side of his house
# Australia
# Australia

A man found this 5ft lizard hanging out on the side of his house

Dec 4th 2015, 9:14 PM 36,897 Views 36 Comments

Yikes.

A man found this 5ft lizard casually hanging out on the side of his house
# No Thanks
From The Daily Edge
# No Thanks

A man found this 5ft lizard casually hanging out on the side of his house

Dec 4th 2015, 7:02 PM 6,469 Views 1 Comment

That’s a big ass lizard.

# wildlife - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone
# Amazing
# Amazing

Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone

Oct 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 29,365 Views 27 Comments

30 years on from the disaster no human life remains, but the same cannot be said for wildlife.

# wildlife - Thursday 27 August, 2015

What would you name these lion and cheetah cubs?
# In Need Of Names
# In Need Of Names

What would you name these lion and cheetah cubs?

Aug 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 11,770 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Zoo and Fota Island have some very cute new arrivals.

# wildlife - Monday 17 August, 2015

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan
# Plague
# Plague

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan

Aug 17th 2015, 2:15 PM 15,977 Views 8 Comments

The impact of the likely cause could be “severe” and “irreversible”.

# wildlife - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Sure, they look pretty - but charity balloon releases are killing birds and dolphins

Sure, they look pretty - but charity balloon releases are killing birds and dolphins

Aug 9th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,716 Views 27 Comments

Because what goes up has to come down sometime.

# wildlife - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Donegal undone by spirit of The Clones Crocodile, according to RTÉ commentary
# Animals
From The42
# Animals

Donegal undone by spirit of The Clones Crocodile, according to RTÉ commentary

Jul 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 8,071 Views 5 Comments

‘That’s not a System. This is a System.’

# wildlife - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Watch this rabbit kick a snake's ass to save her baby
# Run Rabbit Run
From The Daily Edge
# Run Rabbit Run

Watch this rabbit kick a snake's ass to save her baby

Jun 20th 2015, 11:37 AM 5,695 Views 4 Comments

Mammy rabbit does not take ANY prisoners.

# wildlife - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Check out these beautiful, super-rare photos of mountain lions up close
# Rawr
# Rawr

Check out these beautiful, super-rare photos of mountain lions up close

Mar 22nd 2015, 4:00 PM 19,675 Views 17 Comments

A bit *too* close.

# wildlife - Saturday 7 February, 2015

The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility
# Skerries
# Skerries

The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility

Feb 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,986 Views 55 Comments

There has been concern about the potential damage to wildlife in the area.

# wildlife - Friday 23 January, 2015

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve
# Cruel
# Cruel

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:42 PM 22,111 Views 64 Comments

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

# wildlife - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife
# Walkin In A...
# Walkin In A...

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife

Dec 27th 2014, 10:00 AM 10,181 Views 6 Comments

And you can do it directly from your phone…

# wildlife - Monday 22 December, 2014

This monkey rescuing its electrocuted pal is what friendship is all about
# Rescue
From The Daily Edge
# Rescue

This monkey rescuing its electrocuted pal is what friendship is all about

Dec 22nd 2014, 5:59 PM 25,074 Views 27 Comments

What a hero.

# wildlife - Saturday 29 November, 2014

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa
# Man's Best Friend
# Man's Best Friend

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

Nov 29th 2014, 4:00 PM 10,864 Views 6 Comments

They’re being used to track down poachers.

# wildlife - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach?
# Tusks At Dawn
# Tusks At Dawn

Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach?

Oct 1st 2014, 10:30 PM 29,278 Views 19 Comments

They’ve been journeying there in record numbers.

# wildlife - Monday 8 September, 2014

Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible
# Nature
# Nature

Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible

Sep 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 816 Views 51 Comments

Imagine a walking and cycling route following the River Dodder – the whole way from the mountains to the sea!

# wildlife - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford
# Bird Of Prey
# Bird Of Prey

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford

Aug 13th 2014, 8:48 AM 11,689 Views 107 Comments

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said the deliberate killing of birds of prey seems to be on the rise.

# wildlife - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Four-foot-tall emu 'stolen' from pet farm in Carlow
# Wildlife
From The Daily Edge
# Wildlife

Four-foot-tall emu 'stolen' from pet farm in Carlow

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:55 AM 10,156 Views 27 Comments

“They’re extremely fast birds,” the farm’s owner says.

# wildlife - Saturday 19 July, 2014

On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year's wildlife photography awards
# Competition
# Competition

On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year's wildlife photography awards

Jul 19th 2014, 4:30 PM 21,839 Views 21 Comments

The National History Museum is looking for the People’s choice winner this year.

# wildlife - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Gutsy chipmunk attacks cat, avoids becoming dinner
# You Better Prey
From The Daily Edge
# You Better Prey

Gutsy chipmunk attacks cat, avoids becoming dinner

Jun 24th 2014, 10:30 PM 2,918 Views 1 Comment

The hunter became the hunted.

# wildlife - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers
# Hunted Down
# Hunted Down

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers

Jun 14th 2014, 11:36 AM 26,878 Views 97 Comments

Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.

# wildlife - Friday 30 May, 2014

Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development
# Wildlife Park
From The Daily Edge
# Wildlife Park

Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development

May 30th 2014, 10:05 AM 11,077 Views 13 Comments

The first part of the Wildlife Park’s new Asian Sanctuary will open to the publc

# wildlife - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current
# Animal Kingdom
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Kingdom

Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current

May 14th 2014, 4:27 PM 2,915 Views 1 Comment

Mum to the rescue!

# wildlife - Monday 28 April, 2014

Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey
# Bat Detector
# Bat Detector

Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey

Apr 28th 2014, 11:34 AM 8,471 Views 12 Comments

*Don’t worry, there’s no leaping off buildings involved – just the willingness to volunteer.

# wildlife - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Greatest buffalo mam ever chases lion away from her calf
# Buffalo Soldier
From The Daily Edge
# Buffalo Soldier

Greatest buffalo mam ever chases lion away from her calf

Apr 27th 2014, 3:56 PM 2,712 Views 1 Comment

Super-mom saves the day.

# wildlife - Monday 7 April, 2014

Watch this little elk do furious battle with a tricky fence
# What The Elk
From The Daily Edge
# What The Elk

Watch this little elk do furious battle with a tricky fence

Apr 7th 2014, 2:40 PM 1,740 Views 1 Comment

It’s hard out here for a lil’ elk.

# wildlife - Friday 14 March, 2014

Farmers warned not to start fires on their land
# Burn
# Burn

Farmers warned not to start fires on their land

Mar 14th 2014, 12:05 PM 11,900 Views 32 Comments

Thousands of acres of forestry has been burned in recent years.

# wildlife - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Tortoises mating. Just watch it.
# The Wild Life
From The Daily Edge
# The Wild Life

Tortoises mating. Just watch it.

Mar 13th 2014, 4:47 PM 2,419 Views 8 Comments

And stick with it til the end.

# wildlife - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Watch: Starlings at it again with dazzling Galway murmuration
# Sky Dancers
# Sky Dancers

Watch: Starlings at it again with dazzling Galway murmuration

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:05 PM 11,899 Views 20 Comments

Everyday at 4pm in Lackagh.

# wildlife - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Suspected burglar caught in the act by wildlife presenter's camera
# Caught Rapih
# Caught Rapih

Suspected burglar caught in the act by wildlife presenter's camera

Jan 21st 2014, 11:17 AM 21,846 Views 23 Comments

The camera had been placed by presenter Simon King to capture urban wildlife.

# wildlife - Monday 2 December, 2013

Watch an eagle steal a camera, make its own film
# Wind Beneath My Wings
From The Daily Edge
# Wind Beneath My Wings

Watch an eagle steal a camera, make its own film

Dec 2nd 2013, 3:55 PM 2,667 Views 0 Comments

Someone get this bird an Oscar.

# wildlife - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Fota Wildlife Park celebrates birth of baby cheetah
# Name That Cub
# Name That Cub

Fota Wildlife Park celebrates birth of baby cheetah

Oct 26th 2013, 12:30 PM 15,386 Views 34 Comments

It is the first baby cheetah to be born there in over five years and you can name him.

# wildlife - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Your day needs this elephant/dog best friendship
# BBFs
From The Daily Edge
# BBFs

Your day needs this elephant/dog best friendship

Sep 17th 2013, 4:03 PM 1,492 Views 0 Comments

They share a love of swimming! Bella the dog uses Bubbles the elephant as a diving board!

# wildlife - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Meet the wildlife cameraman with the world's coolest job
# Dream Job
# Dream Job

Meet the wildlife cameraman with the world's coolest job

Sep 14th 2013, 8:30 PM 15,212 Views 9 Comments

Dough Allan has worked on shows such as Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and the Human Planet.

# wildlife - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer
# Beneath The Waves
# Beneath The Waves

'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:45 AM 16,154 Views 11 Comments

The spectacular bottlenose photo was taken in one of the most “intimidating” and “surf-heavy” spots on the Irish coast, the photographer says.

# wildlife - Thursday 22 August, 2013

First 'Urban BioBlitz' to be held in Ireland tomorrow
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

First 'Urban BioBlitz' to be held in Ireland tomorrow

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,940 Views 4 Comments

Notebooks at the ready, as people are encouraged to catalogue the wildlife species in Limerick city and surrounding areas, tomorrow and Saturday.

# wildlife - Friday 24 May, 2013

Nature programme to be broadcast live from Glendalough Lakes tonight
# NATURE LOVERS
# NATURE LOVERS

Nature programme to be broadcast live from Glendalough Lakes tonight

May 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,541 Views 16 Comments

The one hour programme will showcase the BioBlitz competition in action, an event where nature and wildlife enthusiasts attempt to record the most species of wildlife over a 24-hour period.

# wildlife - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Let's all take a moment to be grateful that there are no snakes in Ireland
# Thanks St. Patrick!
From The Daily Edge
# Thanks St. Patrick!

Let's all take a moment to be grateful that there are no snakes in Ireland

May 21st 2013, 2:57 PM 1,426 Views 1 Comment

The actual size of this python a normal person encountered in their daily life in Florida is terrifying.

# wildlife - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Ireland in breach of European convention over badger culling reports
# Badgers
# Badgers

Ireland in breach of European convention over badger culling reports

Apr 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,902 Views 25 Comments

The government has failed to submit any reports over the last ten years and the Council of Europe has now requested them as a “matter of urgency”.

# wildlife - Monday 11 March, 2013

Expansion at Fota Wildlife Park to create 10 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Expansion at Fota Wildlife Park to create 10 jobs

Mar 11th 2013, 2:15 PM 6,651 Views 19 Comments

A new animal care and conservation centre is to be built this year at the popular tourist destination.