Author Archives: Mitch Merry

House & Senate Dems to President Obama–Veto Extinction

This Congress has seen at least 80 different legislative attacks on the Endangered Species Act. In its 42 years, the Endangered Species Act has prevented the extinction of 99 percent of the species placed under its protection. In spite of this bedrock law’s record of success and wild popularity, it is being targeted by anti-wildlife members of Congress at a previously unseen level of frequency and ferocity.   As the omnibus government spending bill makes its way through Congress, it is crucial… Continue reading

World’s Cutest In-Patients

This is a guest post By Zoe Helene (@cosmicsister). Orphaned Costa Rican Wild Animal Babies Rescued and Set Free in the Rainforest Sam Trull loves wildlife—especially primates and sloths. So she naturally found her dream job as a photographer, conservationist and former wildlife manager at Kids Saving the Rainforest (KSTR), a nonprofit organization in Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park, founded by two 9-year-old girls who saw the rainforest disappearing and were inspired to help save it. Open to visitors,… Continue reading