Other Animals

Bald Eagle. Photo: Warren Hatch/Audubon Photography Awards (New York – November 7, 2018) “The extraordinary turnout in this election shows how passionate voters are about the country’s direction and that’s good news for birds. We know an overwhelming majority of Americans want what birds need — clean water, resilient coastlines and action to deal with
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Photo courtesy Sarasota Jungle Gardens In our world of entertainment, we enjoy watching special people with special talents. Musicians, actors and actresses, writers, comedians, athletes, and other methods of delight all hold various degrees of respect and awe in our lives. Some hold a thrall over different audiences at different age levels. Nevertheless, it’s easy
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I recently visited Yorkshire for my annual visit to Studley Royal Deer Park. It was dry and cool with no sun but ideal for photography. I found the deer herds in the usual part of the parkland and they were in groups of reds, sitkas and fallows. I spent a couple of hours or so
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When lead ammunition first flooded the battlefields during the Crimean and Civil Wars, the intended targets were enemy soldiers. But in the century and a half since, the list of casualties has expanded to shooting victims, meat eaters, and scavenging birds. Lead poisoning can result in a cascade of fatal health effects in organisms, big and
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