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From TheJournal.ie Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife Walkin In A...

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife

And you can do it directly from your phone…

From TheJournal.ie How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa Man's Best Friend

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

They’re being used to track down poachers.

From TheJournal.ie Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach? Tusks At Dawn

Why are 35,000 walruses gathering on this beach?

They’ve been journeying there in record numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible Nature

Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible

Imagine a walking and cycling route following the River Dodder – the whole way from the mountains to the sea!

From TheJournal.ie This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford Bird Of Prey

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said the deliberate killing of birds of prey seems to be on the rise.

Four-foot-tall emu 'stolen' from pet farm in Carlow

“They’re extremely fast birds,” the farm’s owner says.

From TheJournal.ie On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year's wildlife photography awards Competition

On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year's wildlife photography awards

The National History Museum is looking for the People’s choice winner this year.

Gutsy chipmunk attacks cat, avoids becoming dinner

The hunter became the hunted.

From TheJournal.ie Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers Hunted Down

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers

Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.

Fota's Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development

The first part of the Wildlife Park’s new Asian Sanctuary will open to the publc

From TheJournal.ie Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey Bat Detector

Superhero* nature lovers wanted for Irish bat survey

*Don’t worry, there’s no leaping off buildings involved – just the willingness to volunteer.

Greatest buffalo mam ever chases lion away from her calf

Super-mom saves the day.

Watch this little elk do furious battle with a tricky fence

It’s hard out here for a lil’ elk.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warned not to start fires on their land Burn

Farmers warned not to start fires on their land

Thousands of acres of forestry has been burned in recent years.

Tortoises mating. Just watch it.

And stick with it til the end.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Starlings at it again with dazzling Galway murmuration Sky Dancers This post contains videos

Watch: Starlings at it again with dazzling Galway murmuration

Everyday at 4pm in Lackagh.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected burglar caught in the act by wildlife presenter's camera Caught Rapih

Suspected burglar caught in the act by wildlife presenter's camera

The camera had been placed by presenter Simon King to capture urban wildlife.

Watch an eagle steal a camera, make its own film Wind Beneath My Wings This post contains videos

Watch an eagle steal a camera, make its own film

Someone get this bird an Oscar.

From TheJournal.ie Fota Wildlife Park celebrates birth of baby cheetah Name That Cub

Fota Wildlife Park celebrates birth of baby cheetah

It is the first baby cheetah to be born there in over five years and you can name him.

Your day needs this elephant/dog best friendship

They share a love of swimming! Bella the dog uses Bubbles the elephant as a diving board!

From TheJournal.ie Meet the wildlife cameraman with the world's coolest job Dream Job

Meet the wildlife cameraman with the world's coolest job

Dough Allan has worked on shows such as Planet Earth, Blue Planet, and the Human Planet.

From TheJournal.ie 'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer Beneath The Waves

'Surfing dolphin' pic scoops prestigious award for Clare-based photographer

The spectacular bottlenose photo was taken in one of the most “intimidating” and “surf-heavy” spots on the Irish coast, the photographer says.

From TheJournal.ie First 'Urban BioBlitz' to be held in Ireland tomorrow Biodiversity

First 'Urban BioBlitz' to be held in Ireland tomorrow

Notebooks at the ready, as people are encouraged to catalogue the wildlife species in Limerick city and surrounding areas, tomorrow and Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Nature programme to be broadcast live from Glendalough Lakes tonight NATURE LOVERS This post contains images

Nature programme to be broadcast live from Glendalough Lakes tonight

The one hour programme will showcase the BioBlitz competition in action, an event where nature and wildlife enthusiasts attempt to record the most species of wildlife over a 24-hour period.

Let's all take a moment to be grateful that there are no snakes in Ireland Thanks St. Patrick! This post contains videos

Let's all take a moment to be grateful that there are no snakes in Ireland

The actual size of this python a normal person encountered in their daily life in Florida is terrifying.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in breach of European convention over badger culling reports Badgers

Ireland in breach of European convention over badger culling reports

The government has failed to submit any reports over the last ten years and the Council of Europe has now requested them as a “matter of urgency”.

From TheJournal.ie Expansion at Fota Wildlife Park to create 10 jobs Jobswatch

Expansion at Fota Wildlife Park to create 10 jobs

A new animal care and conservation centre is to be built this year at the popular tourist destination.

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen this newt? Newts

Have you seen this newt?

The Irish Wildlife Trust is asking the public to keep an eye out for one of our few native amphibian species at local ponds.

From TheJournal.ie Four tips to better understanding the fox Wildlife

Four tips to better understanding the fox

The Irish Wildlife Trust has issued recommendations to the public following reports on the wild animals in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie White-tailed eagles found poisoned in Co Cork Eagle Deaths This post contains images

White-tailed eagles found poisoned in Co Cork

Two eagles were found poisoned near Glengariff; one of them dead. It’s the twelfth white-tailed eagle to be poisoned since 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Call to rid New Zealand of cats to protect native wildlife Natural Born Killer

Call to rid New Zealand of cats to protect native wildlife

A campaign to purge the country of cats has raised the hackles of feline lovers.

From TheJournal.ie Experts name likely source of giant eyeball washed up in US Fish Eye

Experts name likely source of giant eyeball washed up in US

Remember the gruesome discovery we brought to you last week from a Florida beach? Read on to discover more about its most likely owner…

From The42 Meet the World Cup 2014 mascot, an 'environmentally important' armadillo Armadillo!

Meet the World Cup 2014 mascot, an 'environmentally important' armadillo

He’s no Goleo or Ciao but this as-yet-unnamed dude might grow on us.

From TheJournal.ie Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo Cologne Zoo

Tiger escapes and kills keeper at German zoo

Zoo director shot and killed that animal involved in today’s fatal attack.

'Stupid teenager' mountain lion caught at US casino

The young animal was defeated by the revolving doors and captured by wildlife officers.

From TheJournal.ie Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought Bears This post contains videos

Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought

An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe Cuteness Warning This post contains images

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe

The female Rothschild calf was born three weeks ago – and is already taller than most people!

WATCH: Bears fight on Florida lawn Bear Brawl This post contains videos

WATCH: Bears fight on Florida lawn

Residents say they don’t want to see the bears moved.