Other Animals

Photo courtesy Sarasota Jungle Gardens In our world of entertainment, we enjoy watching special people with special talents. Musicians, actors and actresses, writers, comedians, athletes, and other methods of delight all hold various degrees of respect and awe in our lives. Some hold a thrall over different audiences at different age levels. Nevertheless, it’s easy
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Whilst out looking for owls at night near Juadh we came across three scorpions, and although I am not an expert on scorpions they resemble Black-sting Scorpion Buthacus yotvatensis nigroacleatus. They were found by using an ultraviolet light that’s shows them glowing in the light, with the photos taken with strong flash showing off their
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Bald Eagle. Photo: Warren Hatch/Audubon Photography Awards (New York – November 7, 2018) “The extraordinary turnout in this election shows how passionate voters are about the country’s direction and that’s good news for birds. We know an overwhelming majority of Americans want what birds need — clean water, resilient coastlines and action to deal with
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Paleognath and neognath bird eggs, and a fossil theropod egg (right). Photo: Jasmina Wiemann/Yale University No matter how much evidence we have that birds evolved from dinosaurs, it can still be hard to believe that the harmless little sparrow hopping about your park bench is somehow related to the mighty and ferocious Tyrannosaurus rex. But
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American Kestrel. Photo: Sam Swartley/Audubon Photography Awards NEW YORK — For the 119th year, the National Audubon Society is organizing its annual Christmas Bird Count. Between December 14 and January 5, tens of thousands of bird-loving volunteers will participate in counts across the Western Hemisphere. The data collected by participants continues to contribute to one of only
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We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Noushka Wildlife wins First Prize for her brilliant image ‘Dancing Hoopoe’. Myer Bornstein wins Second Prize for his outstanding image ‘Drinking’. Third Prize goes to Candy McManiman for her inspiring photo ‘Bad Hair Day’. Dancing Hoopoe by Noushka Wildlife Drinking by Myer Bornstein
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When lead ammunition first flooded the battlefields during the Crimean and Civil Wars, the intended targets were enemy soldiers. But in the century and a half since, the list of casualties has expanded to shooting victims, meat eaters, and scavenging birds. Lead poisoning can result in a cascade of fatal health effects in organisms, big and
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