Trumpter Logic 20

Trump Supporters who also claim to be animal lovers or supporters.

Trumps wildlife board claims trophy hunting saves endangered animals 

(After all we all know how killing something, totally saves it?) The Guardian – Environment – Jake Bullinger, 17th July, 2018

Trumps’ War on Wildlife should be a a scandal

New York Magazine – Intelligencer – Nick Tabor, December 29,2018

The 10 Species “Imperiled” by Trump-Era Politics

US News – Civic – National News – Megan Trimble, Dec 27th 2018.

 

 

 

 

World Wildlife Day

In case you hadn’t notice, I do love the Wildlife

Official website of UN World Wildlife

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World World Wildlife Day is about ALL wildlife, not just the ones you and I may like or dislike (Octopuses ya’ll! They are WAY too smart!) But yes, even those smart sneaky evil pants. ALL Wildlife. I also mention Octupuses because the theme for this year is:

“Life below water: for people and planet”

Kickstarter – Remembering Lions Ends March 25th

Do any of you have a favourite wildlife animal???

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(cutie tootie)

Oooahhh, ahhh…That’s how it always starts…Then later there’s running and screaming…

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In a sci-fi twist, Tasmanian tigers could actually be coming back from extinction

Over 80 years ago the Tasmanian Tiger became extinct. Now it seems like they have found a new cloning technique that may bring the animal back

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Now here is something that you may not know: The closest living relative to the Tasmanian Tiger is the Asian Elephant!

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Banning the Ban!

Is there anything more Magical than a Quokka?!

Would you look at that puddum?

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I am on Instagram and Instagram is becoming more and more animal wildlife exploitation aware…and it’s fantastic!

Popular quokka selfie hashtag could be banned by instagram

The #quokkaselfie prompts an “Instagram Alert” that comes along with Instagram accounts that are suspected and confirmed of animal exploitation. (Think BJWT)

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The quokka, the tiny marsupial native to a handful of islands off Western Australia – including WA Tourism jewel in the crown Rottnest Island.

This mean that Instagram believes that the photos you are viewing could be apart of wildlife exploitation…Now there are some “companies” who do do this (look up BJWT Corruption) and the warning comes up for the BJWT pages on Instagram, because they DO exploit animals…

However…

A spokesperson for the Rottnest Island Authority told The West Australian that the warning was “unhelpful”.

“The Instagram block notice … does not serve to educate or inform the public about our conservation efforts or direct people to how they might develop a better understanding of this native species,” he said.

“The RIA takes seriously its responsibility to protect the quokka population on the island and there are significant penalties for people who interfere with native flora and fauna.”

Quokka’s are well known for being extremely friendly and not being generally frightened of human beings. Which means there are a LOT of #quokkaselfie and they look like they are grinning…

So what do you all think? What is wildlife exploitation for you?

World Wildlife Day

Today is a beautiful and sad day…

Beautiful because what animal isn’t beautiful? I just love talking about them…but sad because so many animals are under threat…

I am sure that most of you have probably heard of the latest news about the Sudan White Rhinos:

The World’s last male northern white Rhino is on death watch – Inside Africa – CNN

If you haven’t let me break it down, the last northern white rhino is dying. Now he is  pretty old for a Rhino. There are still two northern white female rhinos and this does not mean that Rhino’s are extinct altogether. It is sad though in this day and age we don’t have more of the resources to protect these animals. Well we do…Some people aka Government officials, don’t want to do it.

There are so many Myths and Legends when it comes to Rhinos and their horns, which are completely unfounded and are just not true. Rhinos horns are made out of the same stuff that our finger and toe nails are!

I also don’t know how many of you follow Big Cat Rescue...But they are a wonderful organisation and they usually only rescue Lions and Lionesses

(and a helluva lot better than BJWT…Do not support that wacko!)

One of their Kings…King Joseph also passed away today, but at least we can comfort in the fact that he was rescued and lived out a much better life, and did not die alone. Then the life he was living.

Official website of UN World Wildlife Day website

Please look at this website, it has so much information about animals that are under threat and can give you ideas on how to help.

 

World Lion Day

Lions have always been my favourite wild type animals, ever since I watched the “Lion King”. I just loved the idea of having a Pride and having a strong father type like Mufasa. I am SO excited for the “live action” film, no one can play Mufasa like James Earl Jones can!

Last year I actually bought this bracelet and it’s one of my favourite bracelets, the colour is just so gorgeous! Please look up the “Original Sahara Bracelets”. They give a percentage of the sales to conservation work, I don’t believe that it’s specifically for Lions, it’s just towards the African Wildlife Foundation in general.

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I LOVE the blue colouring in this bracelet.

I actually have another bracelets like this but the other one I found in a cheap type store and it also has a Buddha face on it. I might edit this post later, if I think if it’s appropriate.

In just two days from now as well it will be World Elephant Day (please press the link to pledge) I will be writing about that too this weekend. I love Elephants, they are so utterly gorgeous and I’ve never really seen an “evil” elephant. I’ve seen a lot of angry ones, but that’s usually because us Humans have done something.

I feel like I have been fortunate to be able to watch this live Ustream/YouTube feed that I am obsessed with called Safari Live” I have learnt even MORE from this wonderful program about all sorts of wonderful animals from Africa. Prey and Predator.

Sweet Freedom

Please press the link below and watch the heart warming story of Gajraj:

First moments of freedom for elephant, held captive for 50 years.

Too break it down for those who do not want to read it. This sweet story is about a “working elephant” called Gajraj, who was rescued by Wildlife SOS. After Gajraj was in captivity for over 50 years, as a “temple elephant” was finally rescued, being 70 years old. During Gajraj’s rescue over 500 locals threw stones while the wildlife rescue team took Gajraj away, bringing in a large police force to escort her. However, Gajraj arrived safe and well, for her new life of freedom!

Hands off the Elephants!

I don’t normally post on the weekend, but I thought that some of you may be interested in this event.

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If you have a Twitter account, or please encourage friends that have Twitter accounts. Please look for tweets #WorthMoreAlive and please look for the accounts: Wildlife Direct (Twitter) and Wildlife Direct (Webpage)

#LightaFire, #Tweet4Elephants…

Save the Wildlife!

This is definitely a depressing topic but I feel like it’s one that needs to get out there because this is rapidly becoming a global problem (especially since this is being caused by a lot of Westerners).

Bodies of dozens of elephants found poisoned in Zimbabwe

The article was written and placed into the online articles at  The Guardian – Australia (it IS a global problem). So what I am also going to do is place the article into my Blog here. I did not write this article, this is not my material.

“No arrests made after rangers in Hwange national park discover carcasses of 26 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning

Rangers in Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park have discovered the carcasses of 26 elephants at two locations, dead of cyanide poisoning along with 14 other elephants which were found last week.

Patrolling rangers discovered the carcasses on Tuesday, according to the Bhejane Trust and the National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority. The Bhejane Trust undertakes joint animal monitoring and welfare work with the parks agency.

A parks spokeswoman, Caroline Washaya Moyo, said 14 tusks had been recovered from these elephants but the others had not been recovered. She said rangers had found 16 of the elephants in the Lupande area and 10 others in Chakabvi.

Washaya-Moyo said no arrests have been made and investigations were in progress. Rangers recovered 1kg (2.2lb) of cyanide and are increasing patrols in the park, she said. Cyanide is widely used in Zimbabwe’s mining industry and is easy to obtain.

“The poachers were probably disturbed by rangers on patrol, which is why some of the tusks were recovered. Cyanide poisoning is becoming a huge problem here and we are struggling to contain it,” said Trevor Lane, a founder of the Bhejane Trust and a leading wildlife conservationist.

Last week, the parks agency reported that 14 elephants had been poisoned by cyanide in three separate incidents. In 2013, as many as 300 elephants died in Hwange park after poachers laced salt pans with cyanide.

On Monday, the environment, water and climate minister, Oppah Muchinguri, blamed the increase in poaching on a US ban on hunting Zimbabwean elephants for sport.

“All this poaching is because of American policies. They are banning sport hunting. An elephant would cost $120,000 in sport hunting but a tourist pays only $10 to view the same elephant,” she said, adding that money from sport hunting was crucial in conservation efforts.”

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