Month: October 2019

Greater Sage-Grouse. Photo: Evan Barrientos/Audubon WASHINGTON (October 31, 2019) – The U.S. Senate passed an appropriations package today for fiscal year 2020 that includes increased spending for critical conservation and research programs that benefit birds. The spending package includes four bills, Agriculture-FDA (S. 2522), Commerce-Justice-Science (S. 2584), Interior-Environment (S. 2580), and Transportation-HUD (S. 2520), which
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The world of batsTo some so strangeA world of fearA world derangedBut in the darkCan you seeWhat they considerFamiliarityAs it glows and leadsThe waySo they can be batsAnother dayand help us humansAs they play. Bats are an essential part of many ecosystems….And they are beyond cool. All lives matter! Karen Lyons Kalmenson hello! I have
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Northern Mockingbird. Photo: Susan Murray/Audubon Photography Awards The Northern Mockingbird is one of North America’s most beloved mimics. The skilled singer has also become inextricable from American popular culture, providing inspiration for the fictional “Mockingjay” of the Hunger Games franchise to being a central theme in the iconic novel To Kill a Mockingbird. John James Audubon was a fan of the mocker
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Lions, cheetahs, rhinos and zebras were among 33 wild species which became farm animals as of May this year when the South African Government approved a brief amendment to the Animal Improvement Act (AIA) which governs livestock breeding.12 There has been virtually no mention of this in the media, as the legislation was slipped through
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Tyler loves his dog sisters so much, but when his parents brought home a dog brother, he couldn’t have been more thrilled. From the moment Stoli joined the family, he and Tyler have been absolutely inseparable, and follow each other everywhere they go.  “They are so close to each other, the love is unreal,” Nikki
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