Tag: people

Sweet Dog Has Been Waiting 3 Years In Shelter For A Family

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All Chubbs wants is a family.   For more than three years, the hound mix has lived in an animal shelter, waiting for an adopter to choose him.  Credit: Rona Distenfeld In March 2016, when Chubbs was just 1 year old, he ended up at Austin Pets Alive! (APA) in Texas.  “Chubbs has been at […]

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This Is Why You Should Never Let Go Of A Balloon

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What goes up must come down — and animal lovers are trying to spread this message far and wide so that people will think twice before releasing balloons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Cutting down on this kind of trash could save the lives of so many wild birds and sea turtles, even whales and dolphins, who […]

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Baby Dugong Gives Huge Hug To The People Who Saved Her

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A baby animal found all alone on a beach has stolen the hearts of so many people since her rescue in Thailand. Credit: AFP/Getty Images Mariam is a little dugong — a kind of marine mammal related to a manatee — and she has been snuggling up to her rescuers ever since she was saved […]

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Hero Ants Rescue Friend Who’s Trapped In Spiderweb

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A few tiny individuals just proved how far they would go to save a friend — and it’s changing the way people view their kind. Credit: YouTube/Science Magazine A group of desert harvester ants was just observed freeing their siblings from spiderwebs. Scientists watched as the insects not only came to the rescue, but also […]

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People Spot Strangest Thing In Corner Of Restaurant Parking Lot

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At first glance, there seems to be nothing unusual about this restaurant set by a pond in the hills.  Credit: Roger Allen/IAR But looking a little closer reveals something sad about the otherwise idyllic setting.  Set off in a corner of the property by a parking lot is an iron fence, and behind that fence […]

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Cat Receives The Sweetest Letter From A Secret Admirer

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The other day, a woman came home to her trusty cat Chips.  Pets often help cheer their people up, and since Karen Miele was having a particularly lousy week, Chips’ feline brand of good humor and devil-may-care attitude were particularly welcome.  What Miele didn’t expect to lift her spirits was an envelope that had been dropped […]

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Pup Snuggles Up To Hear All The Nice Things Her Foster Mom Has To Say

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A 2-year-old pit bull named Karlyn has transformed into one happy-go-lucky dog — and now she just needs a forever home to complete her story. Credit: Fran Alexay Not long ago, this super smiley pit bull was once too afraid to look people in the eye. No matter how much people tried to dress her […]

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Greening Up The Infrastructure Conversation

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With the backdrop of negotiations between Congress and the White House on rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure, Infrastructure Week will take place from May 13-20. The event is sponsored by a mix of business and advocacy groups, labor organizations, and think tanks, but a conservation voice is missing from this coalition. Audubon is taking the opportunity to fill that […]

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Bipartisan Colorado River Drought Plan Signed into Law Averting Potentially Catastrophic Outcomes for People and Birds

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WASHINGTON—“More than 400 bird species and 36 million people rely on the Colorado River. Studies show that as temperatures continue to rise, the Colorado River and the rivers that feed it will become even more important for people and for birds like the Yellow-billed Cuckoo and the Great Blue Heron,” said David Yarnold, President and CEO […]

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People Stop Traffic To Help Enormous Snake Safely Cross The Road

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Yesterday, Italo Nascimento Fernandes and his wife were traveling near their home in Brazil when they spotted something unexpected. There, on the side of the highway in front of them, was an enormous snake — an anaconda who appeared to be attempting a perilous crossing. Fernandes knew he had to help. Credit: Izaias de Nazaré “We […]

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