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Welcome to Anti-Wolf

Journal Entry: Thu Sep 8, 2011, 6:21 PM
:derpwolf: by Cynpai Hate the Ignorance, Not the Animal :derpwolfla: by Cynpai

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why was my join request denied?
A: You didn't read the rules.

Q: Why do you hate wolves?
A: We don't. We do, however, despise the rabid, childish fanbase and ignorant wolf advocates.

Q: Then why do you have a kill counter displaying wolf death tolls?
A: The kill counter is strictly for informational purposes, and is a tool which a handful of self-proclaimed "pro-wolf" websites and organizations also utilize. Our numbers come from the Department of Fish and Game (for each state, respectively).

Q: Why are you called "Anti-Wolf?"
A: The name is meant to be provocative in order to draw attention to our cause.

Q: What exactly is the point of this group?
A: Our mission is to be a powerhouse of knowledge regarding wolves, informing the public about their true conservation status, proving the dangers of wolves to humans, debunking the lies perpetuated by radical animal rights groups, idiots on the Internet, and wolf advocacy organizations, and promoting the welfare of lesser-known species that truly need our help and attention.

Q: Can I join your group?
A: Absolutely. As long as you're not a wolfaboo and provide reason for wanting to join.

Q: What is a wolfaboo?
A: A person who recklessly advocates for the lives of wolves at the cost of human life and livelihoods, and the ecosystem at large, often harassing and employing threats of violence or death against anyone they perceive as "anti-wolf" (e.g., hunters, wildlife conservationists, taxidermists, furriers), as well as deliberately perpetuating false information about wolves in order to further their radically "pro-wolf" agenda. Not to be confused with wolf fans, who merely harbor a modest interest for the animal or enjoy drawing them.

Q: Your group location says North America; can I still join if I'm not from there?
A: Of course! Anti-Wolf is a global group. North America was selected because we focus moreso on wolves in the United States. We still provide information on wolves all across the world, however.

Q: Why did you hide my comment?
A: If your comment was hidden, chances are you broke the linking rule, or your comment was deemed nonconstructive/unnecessary. Such comments include those meant to negatively provoke group staff and members.

Q: How can I submit art to your group without upsetting my friends and watchers?
A: Submit your work directly to the group, and your watchers will not be notified.

Scientific name: Aythya innotata
Common names: Madagascan Pochard, Madagascar Pochard
Conservation status: Critically Endangered
Geographic range:

Fun Facts
:bulletgreen: The Madagascan Pochard is the rarest bird in the world.
:bulletblack: This species has been declared extinct twice, and was recently rediscovered in 2006 at a population of only nine adults and four chicks. Thanks to captive breeding efforts, as of April 2013, there were 80 individuals.
:bulletgreen: All wild Madagascan Pochards congregate around only one wetland area, Lake Matsaborimena.
:bulletblack: Before captive breeding intervention, it was discovered that 96% of chicks died before fledging due to starvation. The last wetland refuge Madagascar has to offer this species is contributing to its decline because the water is too deep for chicks to dive for food.
:bulletgreen: Current conservation plans are to restore the wetlands in the Madagascan Pochard's historic range, as breeding alone will not save them.

Madagascan Pochard on Wikipedia | Madagascan Pochard on ARKive | Madagascan Pochard on IUCN Redlist

The Madagascan Pochard was suggested by sulfide! Leave your suggestions for October's animal in the comments section, and be sure to tell us what you thought of this month's animal!
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