- El plomo y la fauna silvestre: una intoxicaciÃ³n silente. Pérez, M. // Spanish Journal of Rural Development;Mar2013 Special Issue, Vol. 4, p31
Lead is a non-essential element which constitutes a serious threat for wildlife: only in Spain, hunters discharge more than 6,000 t of lead shot, of which 30-50 t are deposited in wetlands. Lead poisoning has been a major problem in those wet areas where spent lead shot is ingested by waterfowl...
- The swan that would not fly. Mills, Judy // National Wildlife (World Edition);Oct/Nov91, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p4
Discusses the challenges and hazards facing the Rocky Mountain trumpeter swan, which have only begun to flourish in the area after near-annihilation earlier in the twentieth century. Effects of winter weather on swans in the Greater Yellowstone area; Swans' reluctance to migrate south for...
- Washington Watch. // Outdoor Life;Dec/Jan2005, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p22
Presents updates related to animal and hunting laws in the U.S. as of December 2004. Plan of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to establish an easement program to protect endangered wildlife habitat; Information on the coalition built by the U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton when she...
- Use of a Portable Tower and Remote-controlled Launcher to Improve Physical Conditioning in a Rehabilitating Wild Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). Pollard-Wright, Holly M.; Wright, Mark T.; Warren, Jeffrey M. // Journal of Avian Medicine & Surgery;Dec2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p308
Prerelease reconditioning improves the chance of survival of rehabilitating raptors. Reconditioning may also help to rehabilitate waterfowl, including those that are threatened or endangered, especially if the birds are released during periods of migration. A flying harness, creance,...
- Motorized Migrations: The Future or Mere Fantasy? Ellis, David H.; Sladen, William J. L.; Lishman, William A.; Clegg, Kent R.; Gee, George F.; Lewis, James C. // BioScience;Mar2003, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p260
In 15 experiments from 1993 to 2002, we led cranes, geese, and swans on their first southward migration with either ultralight aircraft or vehicles on the ground. These experiments reveal that large birds can be readily trained to follow, and most will return north (and south) in subsequent...
- Less-endangered species. // Scholastic SuperScience;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p3
Forecasts the comeback and decline of select endangered species within the next twenty years in the United States. Reason for initial decline and ultimate comeback of manatees; Reason for decline of ferrets and toads.
- Animal Rescues. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p2
The article discusses how people helped several endangered animals in the U.S., including the American alligator, the gray wolf and the bald eagle.
- Predicting the future for endangered species Wilcove, David // Endangered Species Update;Aug1989, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p40
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- Recovery planning and endangered species Blair, Robert B.; Culbert, Robert // Endangered Species Update;Aug1989, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p2
No abstract available.