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#wildlife

'Help I'm Stuck' Pic of the Day

Young raccoon was rescued from storm drain using soap and oil.

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath Wildlife This post contains images

In photos: big cats enjoying a bath

Siberian tigers take a break from the heat with a cooling dip at Chinese zoo.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

In pictures: pandas in training Pandas This post contains images

In pictures: pandas in training

*Note: There are real pandas in these photos, not just people dressed as pandas…

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia Koalas This post contains images

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan Whale Shark This post contains images

In pictures: whale shark displayed in Pakistan

Fishermen say that they found the 40-foot-long dead shark in the Arabian Sea near Karachi.

Face-To-Face Meeting Of The Day

Kepala the Sumatran tiger, this is Áine. Áine, Kepala.

From TheJournal.ie NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks NZ Oil Spill

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks

Salvage crews were forced to stop their work for about a week because of severe weather and have a long way to go to clear all 1,400 tons of remaining fuel from the stricken vessel.

From TheJournal.ie Oil spill spreads in New Zealand NZ Oil Spill

Oil spill spreads in New Zealand

People have been advised to stay away from the water after the oil spill spreads to a beach in New Zealand. Oil-covered wildlife have been rescued in the area.

Baby gorilla born at Dublin Zoo Zoo Babies This post contains images

Baby gorilla born at Dublin Zoo

The public are being asked for their suggestions in naming Dublin Zoo’s newest resident – a healthy baby girl gorilla.

From TheJournal.ie Wild Atlantic salmon return to the Tolka River after 100 years Wildlife

Wild Atlantic salmon return to the Tolka River after 100 years

The return of the “King of Fish”, which only reproduces in clean water, to Dublin’s Tolka shows that efforts to reduce pollution in the waterway has been successful.

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest Killer Croc This post contains videos

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest

The colossal croc weighs a tonne, literally, but was caught by villagers on Saturday and has quickly become an internet hit.

Rare photographs: Animals of the world's most remote jungles Candid Camera This post contains images

Rare photographs: Animals of the world's most remote jungles

Cameras hidden in camouflage have captured images of mammals living some of the most isolated tropical spots on the globe.

Escaped wild boar threaten New York farms

Up to 200 wild boar may be on the loose killing pets and attacking livestock, according to a US report.

Bear survives for three weeks with jar stuck on its head

The black bear roamed around the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee without food after getting a plastic container stuck over its face.

From TheJournal.ie 7 unwanted animal invaders you might find in Ireland Animal Invaders This post contains images

7 unwanted animal invaders you might find in Ireland

Raccoons! Wild boar! Ladybirds? Asian clams?… Yup, all of the above are deemed ‘invasive species’ in Ireland.

Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years Dublin Zoo This post contains images

Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years

The zoo first opened its gates in 1840 when entry cost just a penny on Sundays.

Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999 New Species This post contains images

Gallery: 615 new species discovered in Madagascar since 1999

Look through some of the World Wildlife Fund’s photos of new lemurs, chameleons and snakes discovered on the fourth-largest island in the world.

From TheJournal.ie US farmers fear plague of 'stink bugs' US

US farmers fear plague of 'stink bugs'

The voracious insects have already decimated millions of dollars of crops in the States – and show no signs of stopping.

Bugging out: hundreds join hunt for Ireland's natural riches

Teams of volunteers are gearing up for the BioBlitz, whose organisers say biodiversity is worth €2.6billion a year to our economy.

Penguins kidnapped from Australian island

Population of penguins on Granite Island has dropped from over 1,500 to less than 150 in only a decade.

Man takes walk on the wild side by living with lions

Florida animal lover wants to raise funds for sanctuary by bunking down in lion’s den