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Forum: Mammals Tuesday 24th December 2013, 22:07
Replies: 36
Views: 9,969
Posted By lashinala
Had that picture been in North Carolina (US), I'd...

Had that picture been in North Carolina (US), I'd have thought it was some red wolf/eastern coyote hybrid. The dramatic 'wolf' label does such a disservice to so many canids that are just trying to...
Forum: Mammals Monday 2nd December 2013, 01:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By lashinala
I think you are referring to civetone (in...

I think you are referring to civetone (in Obsession for Men). It's now mostly synthetically produced, but definately attracts felines...I think some people still use it for camera traps for jaguars. ...
Forum: Conservation Monday 22nd July 2013, 19:28
Replies: 51
Views: 6,466
Posted By lashinala
Good stuff, Chosun Juan. Maybe check the next...

Good stuff, Chosun Juan. Maybe check the next vernal equinox point and see if it's in Aquarius yet?
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Sunday 7th July 2013, 02:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,192
Posted By lashinala
Wow, it had not occured to me that every person...

Wow, it had not occured to me that every person on the planet had their own 'portable sticky sap dissolver' in their own mouth...just waiting for use. That's got to be one of the most...
Forum: Mammals Thursday 4th July 2013, 04:14
Replies: 17
Views: 3,428
Posted By lashinala
dantheman, now THAT was an unexpected french...

dantheman,
now THAT was an unexpected french translation.....well done.
As a side comment, the jaguar was still in the southeast US until the 19th century, and does a fine job of taking down...
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 4th June 2013, 17:51
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By lashinala
Here's a pic of the back....

Here's a pic of the back. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3808/8948538109_6a5fae05a4_c.jpg




Any guesses?
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 4th June 2013, 14:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By lashinala
you can also use hot suet, or make your own like...

you can also use hot suet, or make your own like I've done with habaneros. One taste will usually convince the young to stay away from your seeds.....mom may take more convincing.
Forum: Mammals Tuesday 4th June 2013, 14:32
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By lashinala
Species of small rodent?

I found this on a 'mountaintop' (OK...really a hill) in northeast Alabama. Just wondering if anyone can tell the species from...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 18th April 2013, 18:40
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By lashinala
We had the same thing here (reported several...

We had the same thing here (reported several years ago from Guntersville, Alabama with osprey). Fortunately, the birds did not interrupt service and the eggs fledged fine...and still do yearly. I...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 9th April 2013, 23:12
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By lashinala
I saw a presentation on an Appalachiosaurus...

I saw a presentation on an Appalachiosaurus (related species) that hinted the same 'semi-aquatic' habits several years ago. Interesting.
Forum: Conservation Thursday 21st March 2013, 17:47
Replies: 24
Views: 5,706
Posted By lashinala
We'd probably never really know the original...

We'd probably never really know the original character and instinct of an extinct animal. Putting them back in a ecosystem that most resembles their 'era' would be the best we could do (with 'foster...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 20th March 2013, 22:05
Replies: 24
Views: 5,706
Posted By lashinala
Think of all the useful chemicals that extinct...

Think of all the useful chemicals that extinct animals produced. How did we get the majority of our drugs today? I think the extinct snakes alone would provide a plethora of useful chemicals....
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 6th March 2013, 00:12
Replies: 53
Views: 7,156
Posted By lashinala
"The rain forests are almost certainly doomed no...

"The rain forests are almost certainly
doomed no matter what we do"

bite your tongue Reno man!
(After the last tree goes I'll give up...futility be damned)
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Thursday 28th February 2013, 00:55
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By lashinala
I'd also argue that the insects themselves are...

I'd also argue that the insects themselves are somewhat changed by the amounts and kinds of chemicals and insecticides that are put into them. ...a al Carson's SILENT SPRING.
Imagine eating raw...
Forum: Mammals Wednesday 27th February 2013, 19:19
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By lashinala
Mysticete, for every study presenting red wolves...

Mysticete, for every study presenting red wolves as descending from grays and coyotes, there are ones refuting this...with many showing red wolves predating (as in being older) than grays. More...
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Wednesday 27th February 2013, 18:56
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By lashinala
Bats too, in many areas (and not just due to...

Bats too, in many areas (and not just due to White Nose Syndrome). Interesting trend.
Forum: Conservation Sunday 17th February 2013, 19:05
Replies: 82
Views: 17,368
Posted By lashinala
Keep watching them, Frank. Looks like they'll...

Keep watching them, Frank. Looks like they'll use any trick in the book to get by.
(and yes, I only saw 2 also until you mentioned the 3rd)
Forum: Mammals Monday 11th February 2013, 09:50
Replies: 12
Views: 3,037
Posted By lashinala
More on Rocky Mountain wolves...

More on Rocky Mountain wolves here:
http://www.thewildlifenews.com/2013/02/10/what-real-public-information-about-wolves-looks-like/
Finally some reliable information.
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Tuesday 5th February 2013, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,504
Posted By lashinala
I agree with the hopefulness part. That being...

I agree with the hopefulness part. That being said, the scariest words in our English language are: "We are from the government, we are here to help"
run penguins, run
Forum: Other Wildlife Thursday 10th January 2013, 21:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,998
Posted By lashinala
Chris, sorry to remind you..... Roll Tide!

Chris, sorry to remind you.....
Roll Tide!
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians Thursday 10th January 2013, 21:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By lashinala
Chris, where was that?

Chris, where was that?
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 26th December 2012, 17:19
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By lashinala
"The federal agency said that other facilities...

"The federal agency said that other facilities for
growing the salmon would require separate
approvals. It also noted that it did not assess how
the salmon would affect the environment in Panama
and...
Forum: Conservation Wednesday 12th December 2012, 21:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By lashinala
Stir it any way you want....it's still Manifest...

Stir it any way you want....it's still Manifest Destiny.
They don't replace the whole biome\ecology, just visable species.
Forum: Other Wildlife Thursday 6th December 2012, 19:02
Replies: 14
Views: 4,998
Posted By lashinala
J Tweedle, just to keep perspective, one recent...

J Tweedle,
just to keep perspective, one recent American candidate wanted to sell off some national parks to the highest bidder.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 3rd December 2012, 11:52
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By lashinala
Yes, Alabama.

Yes, Alabama.
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