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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 1,507 Views 0 Comments

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

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 15,241 Views 9 Comments

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

'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 16,177 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.

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 4,957 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.

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 7,559 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.

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 1,457 Views 1 Comment

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

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 7,922 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”.

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 6,670 Views 19 Comments

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

Have you seen this newt?
# Newts
# Newts

Have you seen this newt?

Feb 27th 2013, 6:15 AM 10,698 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust is asking the public to keep an eye out for one of our few native amphibian species at local ponds.

Four tips to better understanding the fox
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Four tips to better understanding the fox

Feb 24th 2013, 8:20 AM 11,545 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust has issued recommendations to the public following reports on the wild animals in recent weeks.

White-tailed eagles found poisoned in Co Cork
# Eagle Deaths
# Eagle Deaths

White-tailed eagles found poisoned in Co Cork

Feb 5th 2013, 7:10 PM 15,557 Views 48 Comments

Two eagles were found poisoned near Glengariff; one of them dead. It’s the twelfth white-tailed eagle to be poisoned since 2007.

Call to rid New Zealand of cats to protect native wildlife
# Natural Born Killer
# Natural Born Killer

Call to rid New Zealand of cats to protect native wildlife

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:12 AM 9,625 Views 81 Comments

A campaign to purge the country of cats has raised the hackles of feline lovers.

Experts name likely source of giant eyeball washed up in US
# Fish Eye
# Fish Eye

Experts name likely source of giant eyeball washed up in US

Oct 20th 2012, 10:30 AM 18,650 Views 30 Comments

Remember the gruesome discovery we brought to you last week from a Florida beach? Read on to discover more about its most likely owner…

Meet the World Cup 2014 mascot, an 'environmentally important' armadillo
# Armadillo!
From The42
# Armadillo!

Meet the World Cup 2014 mascot, an 'environmentally important' armadillo

Sep 19th 2012, 11:37 AM 427 Views 0 Comments

He’s no Goleo or Ciao but this as-yet-unnamed dude might grow on us.

Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo
# Cologne Zoo
# Cologne Zoo

Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo

Aug 25th 2012, 3:13 PM 8,892 Views 38 Comments

Zoo director shot and killed that animal involved in today’s fatal attack.

'Stupid teenager' mountain lion caught at US casino
# Casino Crasher
From The Daily Edge
# Casino Crasher

'Stupid teenager' mountain lion caught at US casino

Aug 25th 2012, 1:44 PM 11,566 Views 31 Comments

The young animal was defeated by the revolving doors and captured by wildlife officers.

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought
# Bears
# Bears

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought

Aug 9th 2012, 9:20 AM 3,452 Views 15 Comments

An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe
# Cuteness Warning
From The Daily Edge
# Cuteness Warning

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe

Jul 19th 2012, 5:57 PM 7,349 Views 11 Comments

The female Rothschild calf was born three weeks ago – and is already taller than most people!

WATCH: Bears fight on Florida lawn
# Bear Brawl
From The Daily Edge
# Bear Brawl

WATCH: Bears fight on Florida lawn

Jun 24th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,453 Views 19 Comments

Residents say they don’t want to see the bears moved.

'Help I'm Stuck' Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

'Help I'm Stuck' Pic of the Day

Jun 23rd 2012, 12:45 PM 7,218 Views 13 Comments

Young raccoon was rescued from storm drain using soap and oil.

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath
# Wildlife
From The Daily Edge
# Wildlife

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath

Jun 15th 2012, 7:31 PM 4,893 Views 7 Comments

Siberian tigers take a break from the heat with a cooling dip at Chinese zoo.

In pictures: pandas in training
# Pandas
From The Daily Edge
# Pandas

In pictures: pandas in training

May 7th 2012, 1:00 PM 4,707 Views 0 Comments

*Note: There are real pandas in these photos, not just people dressed as pandas…

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia
# Koalas
From The Daily Edge
# Koalas

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

May 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 1,816 Views 3 Comments

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan
# Whale Shark
From The Daily Edge
# Whale Shark

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan

Feb 8th 2012, 11:54 AM 6,983 Views 18 Comments

Fishermen say that they found the 40-foot-long dead shark in the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

Face-To-Face Meeting Of The Day
# Eye Of The Tiger
From The Daily Edge
# Eye Of The Tiger

Face-To-Face Meeting Of The Day

Jan 2nd 2012, 4:45 PM 4,792 Views 8 Comments

Kepala the Sumatran tiger, this is Áine. Áine, Kepala.

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks
# NZ Oil Spill
# NZ Oil Spill

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks

Oct 17th 2011, 8:47 AM 275 Views 0 Comments

Salvage crews were forced to stop their work for about a week because of severe weather and have a long way to go to clear all 1,400 tons of remaining fuel from the stricken vessel.

Oil spill spreads in New Zealand
# NZ Oil Spill
# NZ Oil Spill

Oil spill spreads in New Zealand

Oct 10th 2011, 8:38 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

People have been advised to stay away from the water after the oil spill spreads to a beach in New Zealand. Oil-covered wildlife have been rescued in the area.

Baby gorilla born at Dublin Zoo
# Zoo Babies
From The Daily Edge
# Zoo Babies

Baby gorilla born at Dublin Zoo

Sep 28th 2011, 11:57 AM 873 Views 4 Comments

The public are being asked for their suggestions in naming Dublin Zoo’s newest resident – a healthy baby girl gorilla.

Wild Atlantic salmon return to the Tolka River after 100 years
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Wild Atlantic salmon return to the Tolka River after 100 years

Sep 28th 2011, 10:06 AM 1,473 Views 13 Comments

The return of the “King of Fish”, which only reproduces in clean water, to Dublin’s Tolka shows that efforts to reduce pollution in the waterway has been successful.

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest
# Killer Croc
From The Daily Edge
# Killer Croc

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest

Sep 6th 2011, 9:25 AM 4,867 Views 7 Comments

The colossal croc weighs a tonne, literally, but was caught by villagers on Saturday and has quickly become an internet hit.

Rare photographs: Animals of the world's most remote jungles
# Candid Camera
From The Daily Edge
# Candid Camera

Rare photographs: Animals of the world's most remote jungles

Aug 16th 2011, 3:02 PM 1,388 Views 1 Comment

Cameras hidden in camouflage have captured images of mammals living some of the most isolated tropical spots on the globe.

Escaped wild boar threaten New York farms
# The Swine
From The Daily Edge
# The Swine

Escaped wild boar threaten New York farms

Jul 30th 2011, 3:56 PM 275 Views 5 Comments

Up to 200 wild boar may be on the loose killing pets and attacking livestock, according to a US report.

Bear survives for three weeks with jar stuck on its head
# Bear-ing Up
From The Daily Edge
# Bear-ing Up

Bear survives for three weeks with jar stuck on its head

Jul 23rd 2011, 1:26 PM 379 Views 0 Comments

The black bear roamed around the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee without food after getting a plastic container stuck over its face.

7 unwanted animal invaders you might find in Ireland
# Animal Invaders
# Animal Invaders

7 unwanted animal invaders you might find in Ireland

Jul 11th 2011, 3:56 PM 10,309 Views 21 Comments

Raccoons! Wild boar! Ladybirds? Asian clams?… Yup, all of the above are deemed ‘invasive species’ in Ireland.

Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years
# Dublin Zoo
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Zoo

Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years

Jun 11th 2011, 4:55 PM 1,026 Views 1 Comment

The zoo first opened its gates in 1840 when entry cost just a penny on Sundays.

Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999
# New Species
From The Daily Edge
# New Species

Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999

Jun 7th 2011, 12:16 PM 919 Views 70 Comments

Look through some of the World Wildlife Fund’s photos of new lemurs, chameleons and snakes discovered on the fourth-largest island in the world.

US farmers fear plague of 'stink bugs'
# US
# US

US farmers fear plague of 'stink bugs'

May 20th 2011, 11:14 AM 851 Views 0 Comments

The voracious insects have already decimated millions of dollars of crops in the States – and show no signs of stopping.

Bugging out: hundreds join hunt for Ireland's natural riches
# Know Your Bugs
From The Daily Edge
# Know Your Bugs

Bugging out: hundreds join hunt for Ireland's natural riches

May 16th 2011, 6:02 PM 1,311 Views 0 Comments

Teams of volunteers are gearing up for the BioBlitz, whose organisers say biodiversity is worth €2.6billion a year to our economy.

Penguins kidnapped from Australian island
# Nicked
From The Daily Edge
# Nicked

Penguins kidnapped from Australian island

Mar 22nd 2011, 5:16 PM 374 Views 0 Comments

Population of penguins on Granite Island has dropped from over 1,500 to less than 150 in only a decade.