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Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week died after crashing into the city’s glass towers, a mass casualty event spotlighted by a New York City Audubon volunteer’s tweets showing the World Trade Center littered with bird carcasses. This week’s avian death toll was particularly high, but bird strikes on Manhattan skyscrapers are
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Gray wolves once roamed the entire North American continent, from the scrubby deserts of Mexico to the boreal forests of Alaska. But by the 1950s decades of overhunting and habitat loss had nearly extirpated the species in the contiguous United States. In a remarkable conservation success story, the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA) helped push
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Webinar: The Grey Way: Keeping it Clean–Tips & Techniques for Maintaining a Healthy Environment for Pet Birds with Lisa Bono, CPBC Date: Friday, Ocotber 1, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm PDT (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird
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Wildlife officers urge the public to take wildlife into consideration as drone usage is increasing stress on wildlife. There have been several recurring cases of people using drones to hunt and/or harass wildlife, violating the CPW Commission Regulations as well as the Federal Airborne Hunting Act. CPW Field Services Assistant Director, Heather Dugan, said, “The
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A recent study found that 10% of polar bear diversity has been lost between 1995 to 2016. Scientists analyzed two generations of bears around the time of the rapid ice loss in the Barents sea. They observed that the leading cause of the decline in genetic diversity was primarily climate change, as it had detrimental
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Earwig? As a pet? Heck yes! Why not? Earwigs are stinkin’ rad, easy to keep, and totally harmless. In fact, it might just be one of the best pet insects that you can get. But is the earwig the best pet invertebrate for you? #earwig #clintsreptiles #petinsect ==== Enclosure: https://amzn.to/2Z7NMJR Fish Food: https://amzn.to/2Xdqwxr Sand: https://amzn.to/2QcRLAz
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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Department of Wildlife Resources recently updated hunting restrictions for cougars in the state. In an effort to protect vulnerable big game populations, there is no longer a quota for hunting cougars in some areas of Utah. Cougars become unlimited hunting game in Utah The Wildlife Board approved a plan to
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India-based conservation charity—Wildlife SOS has been actively working towards human-leopard conflict mitigation in Maharashtra since 2007, prioritizing safe rescue and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned leopards. The NGO’s team holds expertise in reuniting leopard cubs with their mothers when they are found astray in sugarcane fields during the harvest season. As it turns out, sugarcane
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As discussions about treating animals ethically progress, it’s difficult to graze over zoos and just how ethical or unethical they are. To start, we have to acknowledge there are people who work in and run zoos that genuinely care about animals. This is not an attempt to belittle or doubt their intentions. Nor is discussing
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On August 26, the Humane Society of the United States helped relocate a cougar that was being kept as a pet in a New York City home. The rescue was done in collaboration with and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New York City Police Department, and the Bronx Zoo. The cougar,
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Painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) are some of the most beautiful turtles in the world. They are also very commonly kept as pets. But is this common pet turtle actually a good pet? Is it the best pet turtle for you? ==== Aquarium: https://amzn.to/36GaUkQ Aquarium Filter: https://amzn.to/2LIDHia Aquarium Heater: https://amzn.to/2FS6Mnf Filter Media: https://amzn.to/2vmGYgH Heat Lamp Fixture:
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