Disappearing Grasslands are No Joke • The National Wildlife Federation Blog
We wish this opinion piece in Ethanol Producer magazine was actually written for April Fool’s Day. Mike Bryan, CEO of BBI Biofuels, criticizes a recent study by researchers at South Dakota …
Wildlife Extra - Petside
Wildlife Extra is now part of the Petside Family. To help educate people about the crucial role that nature and particularly animals have in our lives, Wildlife Extra—once a leading magazine devoted to wildlife and conservation news—provided completely free access to the latest information on animals and their habitats. By sharing important news and information about animals, […]
Black-footed Ferrets Sired By Dead Males Via Frozen Sperm
Two black-footed ferrets at the Smithsonian's National Zoo have each given birth to a kit that was sired by males who died in 1999 and 2000. These endangered ferrets were artificially inseminated in May with frozen semen from the two deceased males, each giving birth on June 20 and 21 respectively. Successful inseminations with frozen semen are extremely rare -- until now only three black-footed ferret kits have been born from this method.
Black-footed Ferret: The Comeback Kid Celebrates 30 Years of Rediscovery
Contributing Editor Jordan Schaul interviews black-footed ferret wildlife biologist Heather Branvold of the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). The Black-footed Ferret Recovery Program is celebrating the 30th anniversary of an effort to restore to the wild what was once the most endangered terre
Demystifying The Angora Ferret & The Black Footed Ferret
The angora ferret & the black-footed ferret are the only two ferret breeds. To select the right ferret breed & type for you, read our in-depth guide here.
Father and daughter fly endangered ferrets to new home
On a cold and windy February day, LightHawk volunteer pilot Michael Baum and his daughter Kimberly embarked on a cross-country journey from their home in Los Altos, Calif., to help give black-footed ferrets a fighting chance to bounce back from near extinction and rejuvenate the North American prairie at the same time. Baum and his …