• Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 4 weeks ago

    Betty Soskin, Who Turned 100 Years, Is Now The Oldest National Park Ranger In USA. Soskin, Born In Detroit On Sept. 22, 1921, Is Currently A Park Ranger At Rosie The Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park In Richmond, California. Soskin Has Had A School Named After Her And Has Also Received A Presidential Commemorative Coin.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 month ago

    The Snakehead Fish, Native to Southern Siberia, China, And North Korea, Has Evolved To Walk On Land By Moving Their Head And Back Fin In Opposite Direction. The Fish Is Said To Breath With Its Gill Under Water And Via The Mouth On Land. Snakehead Fish Is Also Said To Be Able To Survive Up To 4 Days On Land. Cool!

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    Researchers Surprisingly Discovered A New Frog Species, In 2016, Living In The Lowland Rainforests Of New Guinea, In Very Hot, Swampy Areas With Crocodiles. The Species, Named Chocolate Frog (Litoria Mira) For Its Chocolate Coloring, Is Said To Be Similar But Genetically Distinct From Austalia’s Common Green Tree Frogs (Litoria Caerulea).

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 5 months ago

    The Introduction Of 26 Adult Tasmanian Devils, In Late 2020, Into The 400-Hectare Sanctuary, North Of Sydney, Have Resulted In The Birth Of Tasmanian Devils 3000 Years After They Disappeared From Australia, Thought To Have Been Wiped-Out By Wild Dogs. This Is Hope For Rewilding Australia, Which Has The World’s Worst Mammal Extinction Rate.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 5 months, 1 week ago

    Scientists Surprisingly Discovered A More Than 100-Year-Old Sturgeon In The Detroit River. The 6′ 10″ Length And 240 Pound Female Giant Fish, Is Speculated To Be One Of The Largest Lake Sturgeon Ever Recorded In The US. Female Sturgeons Are Said To Have 150 Years Life Span While The Male Sturgeons Can Live For 50 To 60 Years.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Wisdom, A Laysan Albatrosses Of At Least 70 Years Old, Birthed A Chick In Feb. Of 2021 In Midway Atoll Wildlife Refuge—Home To The World’s Largest Albatross Colony. This Birthing Makes Her The World’s Oldest Known Wild Bird To Birth A Chick. The US Fish And Wildlife Service Estimates That Wisdom May Have Mothered At Least 30–36 Chicks.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    Jonathan, A Seychelles Giant Tortoise, Hatched In 1832, At 189 Years Old, Is The World’s Oldest Known Land Animal. Jonathan, Now Blind Due To Old Age, Lives, Since The Late 1880s, On The Remote Island Of St. Helena, In The South Atlantic, And Has His Portrait Printed On The Back Of The Island’s 5 Pence Coin. Cool!

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    The World’s Largest Freshwater Turtle, Rafetus Swinhoei, Which Is Also The World’s Rarest Turtle Due To Hunting And Medicinal Use Of Its Eggs In China, May Be Saved From Extinction, As A Female Specimen Has Been Found, In Dong Mo Lake In Vietnam In October 2020, For The Supposedly Only Male Species Living At Suzhou Zoo In China.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 3 months ago

    Scientists, For The First Time, Successfully But Unintentionally Created “The Sturddlefish” From 2 Living But Endangered Fossil Fishes, American Paddlefish And The Russian Sturgeon, That Have Not Evolved Over A Long Time. More Sturddlefish Offsprings Won’t Be Seen In The Wild As They May Be Infertile Due To The Effect Of Crossbreeding.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 3 months ago

    Researchers, In The Dark Depths Of The Ocean, Have Discovered, To The Best Of Known Knowledge, 16 Species Of The Blackest Fish In The Ocean–The So-Called “Ultra-Black Fish.” The Fish, Which Absorb More Than 99.5% Of Light To Stay Dark, Are Said To Have Evolved Their Dark Color As A Camouflage For Hiding From Predators. Hmm!

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 3 months ago

    A Modern Day Marine Fish, The Smooth Handfish, Has For The First Time Gone Extinct, After Not Been Seen For Almost After Two Centuries. Handfish Are Said Not To Be Abundant, But They Are Diverse, With 14 Species Occupying Different Ecosystems. The Remaining Species Are Threatened By Sediment Run-Off In Australia And Climate Change.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 8 months ago

    A 100-Year-Old Galapagos Giant Tortoise, Named Diego, Is Retiring After Being Part Of A Captive Breeding Program To Help Save The Endangered Tortoise Species, Chelonoidis Hoodensis, From Going Extinct. Diego Is Said To Have Fathered 800 Babies Of The 2,000 Baby Tortoises That Were Born And Brought Back To Espanola Island In The Galapagos.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 8 months ago

    The Fossilized Shells Of What May Be The Largest Turtle To Ever Exist On Earth Have Been Found In Venezuela And Colombia. The Giant Turtle, Named Stupendemys Geographicus, Is Said To Have Lived ~5 To 10 Mya. The Shell Is Nearly 10 Feet In Length And Weighed 2,500 Pounds. The Male Shells Are Honed To Protect Their Skulls During Fights.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 9 months ago

    Researchers Are Indicating That One Of The Largest Freshwater Fishes, The Giant Chinese Paddlefish, Has Gone Extinct, Probably Btw Years 2005 and 2010, Due To Over-Fishing And A Major Dam Construction In 1981. This’s Worrisome That A Fish, Which Survived At Least 150Myrs, Including Dinosaur Extinction, Went Extinct Due To Human Activites.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 years, 7 months ago

    The Sex Of An Animal Has Been Known To Be Determined By The Environment, Genetics, And Pollution. Pollutants Like Synthetic Estrogens And Herbicide Like Atrazine May Induce Genetically Male Frogs To Become Female Frogs. But A New Study Is Indicating That Frogs Could Change Their Sex Naturally During The Larvae Or Tadpole Stage.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 years, 8 months ago

    Aha, The First Mammal, To The Best Of Known Records, An Australian Bramble Cay Melomys, A Brown Rats, Has Gone Extinct! The Rat, Which Inhabited A Small Coral Island On The Great Barrier Reef, Is Said To To Have Gone Extinct Due To Ocean Flooding Of Its Habitat, Associated With Sea-level Rise From Climate Change.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 2 years, 9 months ago

    It’s Known That Global Warming Has An Impact On The Gender Ratio Of Animals. And Now, With Regards To Humans, Scientists Are Indicating A Higher Male Birth In Places With Temperature Rise, And Fewer Male Births Under Stressful Conditions, E.G, In Places That Have Experienced Drought Or Wildfire Due To Global Warming.

  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 years, 9 months ago

    The Hatchlings Of Green Sea Turtles, According To Recent Study, Are Dominantly Females When Nested In Warmer Sands. Having Said This, Global Warming Is Turning Most Of The Green Sea Turtles, In the Great Barrier Reef, To Females. It Is Kind Of Strange That Temperature Can Determine The Gender Of An Animal.