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Migrating lemmings behaving badly

Hiking lemmings cartoonNorway lemmings (Lemmus lemmus) are migrating in Lapland. I saw those fearless tiny hairballs swimming at the Lake Inari and heard their angry swearing, when they encountered a human intruder.
More about lemmings at Outdoors.fi site.

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Attention Please – Skiing Holidays!

Red squirrel skiingSome more cartoons about Skiing and Winter Holidays at the Net Cards page.

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Season’s Greetings!

Arctic Fox loves icecaps - Seasons's Greetings

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Is the Fate of the Saimaa Seal sealed?

Endagered Saimaa Ringed Seal and a pupThe Finnish Association for Nature Conservation informs 28th April 2009:
“A dispute over the protection of the Saimaa ringed seal (Phoca hispida saimensis), a critically endangered species, is causing deep divisions among political parties in Finland. The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation, the largest environmental organization in Finland, called for a ban on the use of […]

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Let’s save the Saimaa Ringed Seal!

Summer Holidays Man and a Saimaa SealEndangered Saimaa Ringed Seal lives only in the lake of Saimaa in Finland. There are only about 260 seals left. This spring about 60 females will reproduce, and it is estimated  that nearly half of seal pups will be drowned when they get entangled into fishnets of recreational fishermen. The seal population can’t survive if […]

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