Other Animals

Wild birds, insects and other wildlife populations are on the decline. These creatures need all the help they can get to cope with a changing planet. If you’re wondering what you can do to give your local wildlife a helping hand, here are some suggestions from the team at Really Wild Bird Food, who grow
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Webinar: The Grey Way: Greys & Hormones Live Q&A Date: Friday, March 1, 2024 Time: 12:00 p.m. PST (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 Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine. Our special guest, Lisa Bono, CPBC,
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Neil the Seal is a 1,300-pound southern elephant seal who has become a viral sensation in Tasmania. However, there is growing concern for his welfare. Neil’s adventures, while amusing and endearing to many, underscore the potential risks when such a large wild animal becomes too accustomed to human interaction. We must ensure Neil’s safety is
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Welcoming a majestic horse as your new friend awakens timeless bonds, reminding people to nurture compassion while marveling at their towing grace and spirited ways. But beyond the allure of their storied manes dancing upon the wind and the promise of adventures across grassy trails together ahead awaits significant caretaker commitment. Before galloping joyfully ahead
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An Australian study has found some surprising features in two new species of burrowing scorpions, including a very strangely shaped “tail tip” and some “sexy” anatomy features. Terrestrial biologists from South Australia’s Flinders University, West Australian universities and the Museum of WA have taken a closer look at two new species of the mysterious Urodacus
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WASHINGTON (February 14, 2024) – Bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate would benefit birds by reauthorizing funding for programs to conserve wetlands across the country and North America, conservation efforts in the Chesapeake Bay region, partnerships to protect fish habitats, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and more. The America’s Conservation Enhancement Reauthorization Act –
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The 10 wolves set loose in Colorado in December 2023 as part of a historic state-led reintroduction are doing well, but the humans charged with orchestrating the multi-year effort addressed concerns this week about a lack of transparency about the releases. The state’s top wildlife official apologized to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission for
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[embedded content] **Este artículo se puede encontrar en español**On February 1, Audubon hosted our 8th annual Western Rivers Day at the Arizona Capitol. We host this event every year to connect constituents with lawmakers and elevate the importance of the rivers, lakes, and streams that birds and people rely on.  Joined by local Audubon chapters, brewers,
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A January 2nd video captured by Yvone Gomez shows a flock of great-tailed grackles swarming a shopping plaza in Cypress, Texas. The sheer number of winged creatures has caused viewers to draw parallels to Alfred Hitchcock’s movie The Birds. Numbering in the hundreds, the flock of grackles was undisturbed by humans and blocked shoppers from
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After the breeding season, adult birds need to molt (or shed) all of their feathers. This plumage refresh helps to replace worn-out feathers, crucial for efficient flight and thermoregulation. While most songbirds undergo molting near or at their breeding grounds, certain species adopt a different strategy. These birds undertake a small migration before their main
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Monkeys are tragically exploited and abused for organized begging and thievery in certain parts of the world. This practice has been reported in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Pakistan, Cambodia, and Morocco. In these countries, monkeys are trained to perform tricks or collect money from people, often in tourist areas. Efforts by animal welfare organizations and authorities
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We are celebrating Girls and Women in Science Day by highlighting four incredible women leading conservation and research across the Americas. With passion, dedication, and a deep commitment to the environment, Loretto Arriagada, from Chile, Noemí Moreno, from Colombia, Adriana Moreno from Panama, and Carrie Gray, from Canada, are connecting science and communities to hemispheric
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The Mississippi River is one of our most important natural assets, providing drinking water to over 20 million Americans. The river’s watershed encompasses 40 percent of the contiguous United States and spans 31 states. The diverse habitats along the river host a globally significant flyway supporting more than 325 species of birds. That’s just part
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