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Once extinct white-tailed eagle chicks fly the nest in three counties
# Success
# Success

Once extinct white-tailed eagle chicks fly the nest in three counties

Sep 9th 2016, 10:21 PM 18,165 Views 45 Comments

This year is the most successful to date with a total of six chicks in Kerry, Cork and Galway.

Don't forget there's a ban on hedge cutting - and you could be prosecuted for it
# Leave It Alone
# Leave It Alone

Don't forget there's a ban on hedge cutting - and you could be prosecuted for it

Jul 31st 2016, 9:30 AM 61,086 Views 62 Comments

Hedgerows are a vital refuge for a number of native species in Ireland.

Hiding in plain sight: The secret life of wildlife in Irish cities unveiled
# Wild Cities
# Wild Cities

Hiding in plain sight: The secret life of wildlife in Irish cities unveiled

May 8th 2016, 9:45 AM 11,819 Views 10 Comments

Wild Cities reveals an urban world teeming with wildlife in the most unexpected and unusual places.

Three protected birds of prey found poisoned
# Antrim
# Antrim

Three protected birds of prey found poisoned

May 5th 2016, 2:55 PM 11,691 Views 17 Comments

A peregrine falcon and two buzzards were found dead in recent weeks.

19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days
# Damage To Wildlife
# Damage To Wildlife

19 wildfires reported across the country in just 10 days

Apr 29th 2016, 5:58 PM 18,597 Views 32 Comments

Many of the fires took place in areas protected for nature conservation.

Peregrine falcon found dead at Dalkey Quarry
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Peregrine falcon found dead at Dalkey Quarry

Apr 11th 2016, 1:32 PM 20,907 Views 53 Comments

The quarry was the site of an attempted poisoning of some falcons in 2014.

A woman rescued this baby elephant, and now he won't let her out of his sight
# Moyo
From The Daily Edge
# Moyo

A woman rescued this baby elephant, and now he won't let her out of his sight

Feb 12th 2016, 2:02 PM 7,435 Views 1 Comment

Sweet! But not ideal for her home furnishings.

The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera
# Big Cat
# Big Cat

The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera

Feb 4th 2016, 7:56 AM 19,215 Views 18 Comments

He’s called ‘El Jefe’, ‘The Boss’.

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 36,951 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 6,532 Views 1 Comment

That’s a big ass lizard.

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 29,408 Views 27 Comments

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

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 11,813 Views 13 Comments

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

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 16,030 Views 8 Comments

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

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 14,728 Views 27 Comments

Because what goes up has to come down sometime.

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 8,096 Views 5 Comments

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

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 5,785 Views 4 Comments

Mammy rabbit does not take ANY prisoners.

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 19,699 Views 17 Comments

A bit *too* close.

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 22,217 Views 55 Comments

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

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 22,124 Views 64 Comments

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

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 10,204 Views 6 Comments

And you can do it directly from your phone…

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 25,108 Views 26 Comments

What a hero.

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 10,913 Views 6 Comments

They’re being used to track down poachers.

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 29,312 Views 19 Comments

They’ve been journeying there in record numbers.

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 885 Views 50 Comments

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

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 11,733 Views 107 Comments

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

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 10,185 Views 27 Comments

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

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 21,873 Views 21 Comments

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

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 2,952 Views 1 Comment

The hunter became the hunted.

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 27,009 Views 97 Comments

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

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 11,095 Views 13 Comments

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

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 2,931 Views 1 Comment

Mum to the rescue!

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 8,494 Views 12 Comments

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

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 2,725 Views 1 Comment

Super-mom saves the day.

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 1,773 Views 1 Comment

It’s hard out here for a lil’ elk.

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 11,933 Views 32 Comments

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

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 2,482 Views 8 Comments

And stick with it til the end.

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 11,925 Views 20 Comments

Everyday at 4pm in Lackagh.

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 21,870 Views 23 Comments

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

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 2,687 Views 0 Comments

Someone get this bird an Oscar.

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 15,408 Views 34 Comments

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