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Yesterday was Endangered Species Day

Bringing things back to Ohio before returning to Arizona. As the title says, yesterday was Endangered Species Day; it is celebrated every year on the third Friday of May. Normally I don’t really celebrate it although it is something that … Continue reading

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Photo Safari at The Wilds – The Persian Onager

The Persian onager, also called the Persian wild ass or Persian zebra, is a subspecies of onager native to Iran.  Their numbers in the wild were once in the thousands now it is around 600.  They are listed as endangered.

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Where the deer and the antelope stay

Common Eland Elands are the second largest species of antelope behind their relatives the giant elands.  Both have those spectacular spiral horns.   Pere David’s Deer This is a semi-aquatic species that prefers marshlands and is native to the sub … Continue reading

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A Critically Endangered Species

The Blue Iguana or Grand Cayman Iguana (Cyclura lewisi) is a critically endangered species of lizard of the genus Cyclura endemic to the island of Grand Cayman. Previously listed as a subspecies of the Cuban Iguana, it was reclassified as … Continue reading

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