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
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We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Alan Jonker wins First Prize for his outstanding image ‘Leopard’. Noushka wins Second and Third Prizes with ‘Red-legged Partridge’ and ‘Little Owl’. Please give kudos to the photographers by leaving a comment and sharing their photos on social media. Leopard by Alan Jonker
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Are you getting in the mood for Halloween? It’s always fun to read scary stories by the masters of thrills and chills, especially if they feature creepy cats. Whether you’re sitting around a campfire reading aloud to friends or just curled up at home alone in the dark with your favorite feline,
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Every year, a horrifically cruel large-scale hunt takes place in Taiji, Japan. As Daily Mail explains, “Fishermen use metal poles inserted into the water and struck with hammers to create a ‘wall of sound’ that confuses the animals and drives them into the cove.” This year’s hunt began on September 1st and fishermen are targeting
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Red-necked Phalarope. Photo: Aaron Budgor/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of The National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide. Transcript: This is BirdNote. Red-necked Phalaropes are sandpipers that make their living from the sea. They breed on the arctic tundra but
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These heartbreaking images show endangered orangutans made homeless as farmers jeopardise their habitat. The pictures show a troop of these magnificent creatures gathered near water at their reserve on Salat Island, Borneo, after being driven from wooded areas by illegal land clearing. Borneo orangutans are seen in Salat island as haze from the forest fires
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