Month: November 2019

Spending an afternoon or evening at your local bar or pub is always a fun time and little kitty Eli totally agrees! This cute ginger cat from Liverpool, UK, loves heading down to his local pet friendly pub, Brewdog, to hang out and enjoy a glass of lactose-free milk with his owner and favourite drinking
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X Factor: Celebrity semi-finalist Vinnie Jones is under attack from animal rights campaigners over his love of hunting. They are furious the ex-­footballer is on a Saturday night ­entertainment show and stunned that anti-cruelty champ Simon Cowell is calling him “a friend”. Vinnie Jones has come under attack over his love of hunting Activists have
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Bringing home a four-legged buddy can give you immeasurable happiness. The addition of a lil pup in your family can be wonderful. However, with fun and companionship, there come responsibilities for pet parents to keep their dog healthy. Canines completely rely on you when it comes to their health and hygiene. Therefore, whether you are
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Julie Jedlicka checking on a Western Bluebird nest box in a California vineyard. Photo: Laura Barrow Wouldn’t it be great if you could raise a glass of cabernet after a day of birding and know your libation’s producers care about birds as well as grapes?  We already have some bites and beverages that trace bird-friendliness to
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Ever wish your puppy could stay small forever?  Meet Ranger — a 2-year-old German shepherd dog who tips the scale at only 17 pounds.  Ranger isn’t a “mini.” The unique dog suffers from a rare genetic mutation called pituitary dwarfism, a condition found primarily in German shepherd and wolfhound breeds. Ranger’s growth hormone deficiency leaves
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Summer Tanager. Photo: Joanne Wuori/Audubon Photography Awards Groundwater takes thousands of years to accrue—and sometimes—just decades to deplete. When too much is pumped out of the ground too fast—as we have seen throughout Arizona—entire river stretches and the ecosystems and wildlife that rely on that water can be depleted. The quality of this fossil resource
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You can spend a small fortune on the world’s finest binoculars, but you don’t have to break the bank in order to purchase a pair of optics that are great for birding. All of these bins deliver bright images and good—in some instances great—fields of view at a modest price. To make the most of your investment,
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Bright images, accurate color, and good resolution are characteristics of all of the high scorers in this category.  This group was our largest, putting 13 pairs of binoculars head-to-head. It was also highly competitive. Three products missed inclusion in the top five by less than one-tenth of a point—such a narrow margin that we felt it
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Wild Turkey. Photo: Shayna Marchese/Great Backyard Bird Count 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. There’s a rich and interesting history behind America’s favorite holiday bird. Farmyard turkeys were domesticated from a species called
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