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A few days ago I said goodbye to my old Canon 7D mk1. My followers know how much I have been complaining about it in recent months – it certainly took me far too much time to scrap it and get a new camera. I contemplated making a big move to a mirrorless Olympus system,
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Two kittens were pulled from the disaster area in Concow, California after the devastating wildfire ravaged the town. The orange kitten kept covering his brother and wouldn’t leave his side. FieldHaven Feline Center Shayla Sullivan, an animal rescuer based in Browns Valley, California, joined a local rescue team, Cowboy 911, to retrieve animals from disaster
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The worldwide distribution of extant jerboa species is extensive throughout the arid and desert regions of North Africa and Central Asia. The Lesser Egyptian Jerboa Jaculus jaculus however, is found in North Africa, throughout the Arabian Peninsula, and as far north as Southwestern Iran. Although several species of jerboas have been designated as vulnerable or
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Once common across the light-filled, longleaf pine forests of the Southeast, the Red-cockaded Woodpecker is now endangered—and has been for nearly 50 years. But baseball fans in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will soon see more of the elusive, checkered bird than they may have dreamed possible. Last week, the city’s new minor league baseball team, the
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We may not be the people’s choice But we oddball critters are awesome Will you be our voice? hyena family honey badger aye-aye camel mom and little one bats sans belfry Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter Karen Lyons Kalmenson I am older than dirt and proud of it!!!! I have managed to incorporate my eternal
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Have you taken time to notice all of the beautiful colors that make fall such a gorgeous season? I’m pretty sure that your cat has. If your cat is an indoor cat, they’ve probably sat at that window and looked at the trees. If your cat is more of an outdoor stroller, they’ve likely sauntered
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American Oystercatcher. Photo: Nicholas Wetzel/Audubon Photography Awards NEW YORK – “Hurricanes and rising seas are teaching us heartbreaking lessons and we’ve learned that more cement in the wrong places is not the solution for people or birds,” said David Yarnold, President and CEO of National Audubon Society (@david_yarnold). “The bipartisan support we saw in the
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It had been many weeks since I had visited the Pilling area of Lancs. I made a couple of trips to the area recently to catch up on the birdlife. As expected a number of pink footed geese and whooper swans had arrived from their Icelandic breeding grounds. The Pilling area is a traditional winter
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Ben Parslew had a problem: His robots weren’t very good at jumping. Parslew, an aerospace engineering researcher and lecturer at the University of Manchester, studies the mechanics of flight. Along with his research team, he had turned to robots to better understand how flying machines might be able to launch themselves into the sky like birds. But while avians seem to effortlessly become airborne,
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