Other Animals

4 min read “They are brothers and very much act like it” ❤️️ With four rambunctious rescue cats, Emma Patricia’s house is rarely quiet. The cats all love to play and wrestle with each other, especially Norman and Noah.  “My little sister actually found Noah when she was on a canoe trip. He was down
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MANILA — As a rare species of endemic hornbills disappeared from island after island in the Philippines, ornithologists pinned their hopes on Negros: a little-surveyed island in the center of the Philippine archipelago, whose remaining forest areas could potentially hide a population never before seen or recorded by experts. This year, their speculations were confirmed:
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Maine may have experienced its first-ever fatal shark attack. Officials in the Pine Tree State are investigating a possible shark attack that took place Monday and left one woman dead. If it’s confirmed, it will go down in the books as Maine’s first official deadly shark attack, ABC News reported. The Maine Department of Marine
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Illustration: Joe Ciardiello Who’s Kenn? Simply put, Kenn is a national treasure. A renowned birder, author, and conservationist, Kenn Kaufman has spent his life dedicated to observing birds, reading about birds, writing about birds, and sharing the world of birds with others. With all that birdy knowledge in his brain, he also acts as the field editor for Audubon magazine. So, whenever we
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Separate Zoom “breakout rooms” during the conference allowed student participants to interact face-to-face and to share and discuss ideas related to climate change. Screenshots: Luke Franke/Audubon Last October, at the National Audubon Society’s Fall board meeting, Benji Backer, Varshini Prakash, and Hannah Waters held a panel discussing the climate crisis. The three represented the collective voice
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Heatwaves can be dangerous affairs, intolerable to deadly, especially for those who don’t have access to air conditioning or a body of water to cool off. But these extreme events aren’t limited to land-dwellers: Ocean animals also endure streaks of stifling temperatures, known as marine heatwaves, that can persist for months and seem to be growing more common
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Unprecedented bushfires that ravaged Australia in 2019 and 2020 killed or displaced almost 3 billion animals, according to an interim report released Tuesday. Compiled by scientists from several Australian universities, the survey said the blazes impacted an estimated 143 million mammals, 2.46 billion reptiles, 180 million birds and 51 million frogs. The report, commissioned by
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Belted Kingfisher. Photo: Michael Harvey/Audubon Photography Awards The majority of Arizona’s rivers and streams are at risk of irreversible harm due to the loss of Clean Water Act protections. With the Trump Administration’s revision to the interpretation of the Clean Water Act (called the Navigable Waters Protection Rule) now in effect in Arizona, it is
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This piece, written by a historian and biographer of John James Audubon, is the first in a series of pieces on Audubon.org and in Audubon magazine that will reexamine the life and legacy of the organization’s namesake as we chart a course toward racial equity.  John James Audubon was a man of many identities: artist,
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Over the last few months, we’ve committed to making Audubon an antiracist institution – a commitment built on years of learning and action. Audubon’s presence in hundreds of communities across America gives us a responsibility to help correct centuries of racial injustice by changing our internal and external practices. And that includes a reassessment of
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Every spring, the judges of the Audubon Photography Awards gather at Audubon’s headquarters in Manhattan to review their favorite images and select the finalists. But as with much of life in 2020, this year’s awards had to be handled differently due to pandemic-related travel, work, and social-distancing restrictions. So, for our 11th annual awards, which saw more than
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THE BEEF Taste the Difference  Know what pairs nicely with fresh farmer’s market produce? 100% grass-fed beef grown locally, Prairiebird Pastures works with Missouri family farmers and ranchers who choose to go against the grain. They’re committed to treating their animals with care, creating healthy native prairies and making Missouri a haven for grassland birds.   ​ Prairiebird
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