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More than 500 innocent lives were saved in an Asian marketplace and it all was because of these rescuers. A market in West Bengal was selling live animals as pets on Sunday when they were caught by wildlife authorities. It wasn’t just what they were selling that got the sellers in trouble, but also how they were selling it. More...
When Laurie Wolf saw a mother duck moving one of her eggs from one nesting box to another in her backyard, she was confused. “The box she took it from had been raided by something,” Wolf said. Wolf didn’t see where the mother took her egg exactly but she thought it would be somewhere secure. But tune in a month later,...
A fascinating scene was caught happening in a nest in Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois, where two male bald eagles were helping a female bald eagle keep her eggs warm and safe. The incident was especially fascinating because eagles are very very territorial and bald eagles are especially monogamous. However, this is not the first time such an...
Dorothy Booth from Virginia had sadly passed away last most at the age of 97. Her caring nature and lovely personality had left a lot of memories behind for her loved once who grieved for her dearly. It had only been a short while since her death, but her family who was still not over the loss started having a...
One does not need to be an expert to tell the basic difference between a male and a female cardinal. Their distinct physical appearances are pretty clear. Males of the species don brilliant crimson plumage while females have more subtle brownish yellow feathers. But a woman named Shirley Caldwell claims that there aren’t just two types. A few weeks ago, Caldwell and...
Steven Pesantez might not be a hero for everyone, but for this one random pigeon, he’s the greatest hero. A few days ago, Pesantez and his friend Mariel Anne Mitkowski were standing at the terminal for the Staten Island Ferry in New York. Suddenly, they noticed something unusual. "We saw the bird hanging out on the water fountain," Pesantez told The...
Irish music is something that has everyone dancing. And dancing to the rhythm of Ireland’s traditional dancing, along with its music, is the perhaps the best sight anyone can wish for. But this is a unique case. Lovebird is a lovely, small bird who just can’t resist the Irish tune. Everything time it comes on, he hops up and down...
Last week, a good Samaritan was out for a stroll at Carr Park in Huntington Beach in California when he spotted a motionless goose with its feet pointed upwards. He spotted numerous prescription pills spread on the ground. The pills were suspected to be antidepressants, antianxiety and insomnia meds. The good Samaritan called the authorities for help, believing that the...
The songbirds, who were supposed to be flying in the forest skies and chirping happily, were trapped in tiny and ridiculous cages, being transported to markets for people who want them singing inside their homes. Indonesian police and quarantine officials obstructed three shipments of wild birds captured in Sumatra and transported to Java, Indonesia; all in course of 10 days,. The...
The African Grey parrot named Rocco used to live in the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary in Berkshire. But he had a foul mouth and that often upset his visitors. Thankfully, Marion Wishnewski took him in. But that hasn’t changed anything for her. Now that he has a home, Rocco is well- acquainted with Alexa, the virtual assistant for Amazon Echo....