Sunday, 11 September 2016

Biologist Stumbles Upon 2 Winged 'Beasts' New to Manitoba

CBC News
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk..... Sympetrum internum.... female
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(Not one of the "new winged beasts." Just an attractive dragonfly found in Manitoba. 😊)
A Winnipeg biologist has had not one, but two chance encounters with winged insect critters this summer that aren't supposed to be in Manitoba. Story here.

The World Has Lost a Tenth of All Its Wilderness in The Past Two Decades

The Washington Post
Mule deer - Grasslands Nat'l. Park, Saskatchewan, Canada. 
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Wilderness areas on Earth have experienced alarming losses in the past two decades, a new study suggests. Story here.