United States nature

Articles in ‘United States nature’

Zoo snow leopards in the mist

July 20th, 2009

Kayaking trip in Alaska

July 19th, 2009

Oyster reef under threat in California

July 17th, 2009 Oyster reefs in a California coastal estuary have been devastated by invasive Atlantic Coast crabs and snails, providing new evidence, if it were necessary, of the consequences of the danger of invasive species. Half the population of California’s native Olympia oyster has perished since the arrival of these alien species, Science Daily

Humboldt squid attacks

July 17th, 2009 Scuba divers in the waters off San Diego are being attacked by large numbers of beaked Humboldt squid. One diver described how one of the rust-coloured creatures ripped the buoyancy aid and light from her chest, and grabbed her with its tentacles. BBC

Pythons in Florida

July 17th, 2009