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USDA tracking bird flu spillover events in mammals

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Mountain lions, bottlenose dolphins, and striped skunks are among a long list of wild animals infected during the largest outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in U.S.

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Can we talk about Cecil the Lion?

10,000 Birds

I can’t help noticing that you’ve just posted an angry story about Cecil the Lion on your timeline. And that lions are really cute. Cecil the Lion reached millions, and it exploded all over my social media in a way few conservation stories do (even with my social media heavily biased towards conservation).

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Why do wild animals like lions generally not care about people if they're in a Jeep?

Reddit Animals

of lions and just park close to them in a Jeep with no roof, and the lions barely acknowledge the humans. And the humans also don't seem to feel any worry or fear, even the tourists are happy to take hundreds of pictures a few feet away from WILD lions in a car with no roof. I don't get it.

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Who would win in a fight, a Lion or a Grizzly Bear?

Reddit Animals

I would say the Lion because I know they fight a lot in their habitats and that’s pretty much mostly all of what the males do for the pride but, I know Grizzlies are big and tough skinned with a some proper pair of claws so I’m interested to hear what people think? submitted by /u/KeyAvocado7 [link] [comments]

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The Lion Forest of India

10,000 Birds

Still, for the majority of visitors, there seem to be only one species – some of the last of the 400 remaining Asiatic Lions ( Panthera leo persica ). Therefore, it is quite annoying to hear a common question from a passing Maruti Gypsy: “Have you seen the lions?” “Yes, Yes, we did – so what? We’re here for the birds!”.

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Cute California sea lion pups

4 The Love Of Animals

SeaWorld San Antonio is thrilled to announce the arrival of seven California sea lion pups born in June. Park guests … Continue reading → The post Cute California sea lion pups appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals. They are adorable, and full of energy!

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The Last Lions

4 The Love Of Animals

A new National Geographic movie, The Last Lions, opened this past weekend in Washington, DC. The movie is about saving lions, and they are doing some really fun promotions to help spread the movie around the country. Download the free (and very fun) photo app, The Last Lions. Have an iPhone or iPad?

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