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The Future of a Billion North American Birds Depends on Canada

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A living sea of a billion or more birds swept north through the U.S. to Canada and Alaska this spring. Warblers, vireos, sparrows, shorebirds, ducks, hawks—they have since built nests and are now busily feeding nestlings on their extraordinary breeding grounds: the vast green swath of northern forest known as the Boreal Forest, North America’s […]

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Barking Bird Insists He’s Exactly Like His Guard Dog Brothers

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Meet Peanut — a cockatoo facing a bit of an identity crisis. When Peanut joined Frances Kent’s family 19 years ago, he was just an impressionable chick eager to fit in. His dog siblings quickly taught him the ropes and it didn’t take long for Peanut to begin to mimic the language and behavior of […]

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Seagull Figures Out Perfect Moment To Swoop In For A Sandwich

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It was about to be the perfect photo from Alicia Jessop‘s first trip to Maine — and then it became even more perfect.  Credit: Twitter/@RulingSports Jessop was about to chow down on one of Maine’s iconic lobster rolls. Just before she did, though, she decided to take a photo of the sandwich being held up […]

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Worried Dog Watches Dad Perform Lifesaving ‘Surgery’ On His Favorite Toy

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Sure, this big fluffy dog named Leo simply adores his family, but there’s something else he loves — a brown stuffed animal he takes with him everywhere. “It is his favorite toy,” Hayley Alaxanian, Leo’s owner, told The Dodo. But recently, a little mishap threatened to end the good thing Leo and his toy have going. […]

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A New Wave of Advocates Arrives in Washington

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Last month, fresh and seasoned advocates emerged empowered from the recent grassroots Fly-In hosted by the National Audubon Society at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC on April 10-12, 2019. The three-day event in the nation’s capital immersed enthusiastic participants from the Atlantic and Mississippi Flyways, including Connecticut, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, […]

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People Are Having A Very Tough Time Finding The Big Cat In This Photo

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Who would have guessed that one of the most striking animals on the planet would be so difficult to spot? Recently, wildlife photographer Saurabh Desai posted a photo he’d snapped in the Spiti Valley of Northern India that’s left internet users scratching their heads. At a glance, it appears to be a simple landscape shot of […]

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Man Sees Creepy Doll Head On Beach — Then Notices It’s Moving

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Earlier this month, Joseph Cronk was out for stroll at a beach on Wake Island, a remote atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, with plans to take in the majestic sunset that evening. But what he found instead was surprising, concerning — and more than a little creepy. There, lying in the sand in […]

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New Wave: Audubon Advocates Challenge Congress to Save the Seabirds

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Last month, fresh and seasoned advocates emerged empowered from the recent grassroots fly-in hosted by the National Audubon Society at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC on April 10-12, 2019. The three-day event in the nation’s capital immersed enthusiastic participants from the Atlantic and Mississippi Flyways, including Connecticut, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, […]

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Kittens Can’t Stop Cuddling With The Police Officer Who Saved Their Lives

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Two police officers in Texas were finished dealing with a shoplifting call at a local TJ Maxx store when they suddenly got flagged down to help with something else — two tiny kittens stuck under a car in the store’s parking lot. Concerned for the kittens’ safety, the officers quickly went over to the car […]

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One Of The World’s Largest Penguin Colonies Has Officially Disappeared

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Thousands of emperor penguins are presumed dead after an unprecedented sea-ice collapse in the Antarctic — and now, experts are worried there will be more of these incidents as the Antarctic continues to warm. Birds in this particular emperor penguin colony were raising chicks on a mass of sea ice in the Wedell Sea when […]

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