Conservation

One Law We Need Changed Now

One Law We Need Changed Now

The Exotic Wildlife Association is currently attempting to get U.S. captive bred, non-native hoofstock that are currently listed as endangered in their native countries out from under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The bill focuses on five animals that they can prove actually have more numbers than the three species did when they started that endeavor. They …

One Law We Need Changed Now

Deer, Antelope, or Sheep Species

Deer, Antelope, or Sheep Species: Name Those Animals

Time for a pop quiz! Think you know your deer, antelope and sheep breeds? Well, we’ll see won’t we! We’ll show you a picture and you guess what it is. Then, we’ll provide you with the right answer and some additional fun facts! Ready, set, go!  Read More…

What Animal Activists Get Wrong

What Animal Activists Get Wrong

Don’t worry. I’m not going to go full blown into People Eating Tasty Animals, but there are a few key points I’d like to discuss. As a conservationist and animal lover, it’s interesting that I feel like I have nothing in common with animal rights activists when in theory, we have similar principles.  Read more…

are feral hogs bad?

Feral Hogs: The Damage Is Done

Feral hogs are an invasive species. They destroy our agriculture and economy. We’ve all heard this and most outdoorsmen have seen the damage they do firsthand.  Read More…

Exotic vs. Invasive Species

Exotic versus Invasive Species

Let’s start with what native species are so we can get that portion out of the way. Native species are those that are indigenous to an area. These are white-tailed deer, mule deer, desert bighorn sheep and pronghorn antelope, for example. Now that we know what native species are, we can dive deeper into exotics …

Exotic versus Invasive Species

Best Taxidermists for Exotic Trophies

Best Taxidermists for Exotic Trophies

“When taxidermy is done well, it’s an amazing piece of art.” – Amanda Seyfried Finding a taxidermist for your exotic trophies isn’t as easy as walking into your local sporting good store or McDonalds. In 2016, there were only 513,071 taxidermists in the US. And, after eliminating shops that aren’t near your area of town, …

Best Taxidermists for Exotic Trophies

3 Fascinating Animal Conservation Stories

Wildlife Conservation:: 3 Fascinating Stories

What is wildlife conservation and what are the best conservation success stories? In its basic definition, it is when we protect an animal species and their habitat. We must ensure that species are not only around for future generations but continue to grow and flourish. Government agencies and nonprofits, such as the Exotic Wildlife Association, are …

Wildlife Conservation:: 3 Fascinating Stories

Addax Antelope

Addax Antelope: Everything You Need To Know

The addax is also called the white antelope or “screw horn” antelope because of its white coloring and corkscrew looking horns. These twisted horns can range from 22-32 inches on females and 28-33 inches on males. Longest horn length recorded for an addax? 43 inches! Wow, right?  Read More…

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