“Hope for Animals and Their World” – Travel Animal Doctor

“Hope for Animals and Their World” – Travel Animal Doctor

The book, Hope for Animals and their World brings awareness to successful conservation projects throughout the world. – Travel Animal Doctor The book includes discovery and rediscovery of living fossils and animals, and hope for endangered species across the world. The highlighted compiled short conservation project pieces were contributions to the empathetic, hardworking conservationists who deserve the credit where credit is due. Conservation project success stories near and dear to my heart that were included in this book were that of the Peregrine falcons and the Panamanian golden frogs, among countless others. Hope for Animals and their World briefly discusses the discovery of new species, and the Lazarus effect, recounting species that were believed to be extinct and recently rediscovered. Finally, Hope for Animals and their World, imparts hope upon our civilization, due to the continual efforts of conservation biologists, advocates and scientists worldwide. Peregrine falcons The story of the peregrine falcons highlights the efforts of Tom Cade, a falconer who made it his mission to save the falcons from extinction in America. The Bird Trust for Ornithology in Britain performed studies in the early 1960’s that indicated a large decline of falcons in the population. Joe Hickey, an ornithologist from Wisconsin, went to a conference where he learned news from the UK, that the use of pesticides, especially organochlorines, was a great risk to wildlife. In 1970, the Peregrine Fund began, founded by Tom Cade. With this fund a program was started to captive breed and later reintroduce the peregrine falcons into the population. After DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, natural recovery of the peregrine...
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