Over 300 Rabbits Taken From Fullerton Home Are Up for Adoption — KTLA

Over 300 rabbits that were taken from a Fullerton home are up for adoption. O.C. Animal Care at 1630 Victory Road in Tustin is offering the rabbits up for adoption for $14, which includes spay, neutering and a microchip. Those who wish to donate to the rabbits’ care can check out the shelter’s Amazon wishlist.…

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Indigo Bunting — Feathered Focus

Hey guys, welcome back! The color blue. It has a very interesting history. Pretty sure I mentioned it before, way back when we did blue jay. But the color blue is actually quite rare in nature. This is a pretty good video that briefly summarizes it. Blue is the first thing you see when you […]

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Wild Moments with Winter Trumpeters — Oakland County Blog

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Seeing a Trumpeter Swan for the very first time can be an unforgettable and beautiful experience. They are truly majestic birds with snowy white feathers; jet-black bills, feet, and legs; and a wingspan of almost eight feet. They are stunning, even when at rest on an icy creek or at […]

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Blowing a Hoolie – Muir of Dinnet NNR — Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

Well, the title says it all. It’s been a windy week and right now, I’m almost wondering what the silence is. Ah, yes, that’ll be the lack of howling gale roaring round your ears, for a change. Almost inevitably, we had a few trees down in the wind but most had the courtesy to fall […]

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Rehabilitated horses run for joy — Tuesday’s Horse

There are so many wonderful horse rescue stories. We thought we would share one with you. Who’s crying? We’re crying. Thank You Thank you everyone for following us and taking part in our advocacy. New Website Our new website is almost ready. We will be sharing it with you very soon. Hooray!

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Critically Endangered Baby Right Whale Spotted Off Georgia Coast With Deep Wounds — TIME

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) — A newborn right whale spotted off the coast of Georgia was suffering from deep cuts on either side of its head, dismaying conservationists who closely monitor the southeast U.S. coast during winter for births among the critically endangered species. The S-shaped gashes, roughly 2 feet (0.6 meters) apart, were likely inflicted by…

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Bald Eagle Liftoff Sequence — Mike Powell

A number of Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) were active yesterday morning at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge and I managed to capture this sequence of images as one of them was in the process of taking off from its perch. I had accidentally spooked this eagle from its previous perch a bit earlier and was […]

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THE CREAK OF THE LEATHER, Bruce Kiskaddon — Blog.cowboypoetry.com

THE CREAK OF THE LEATHER by Bruce Kiskaddon (1878-1950) It’s likely that you can remember A corral at the foot of a hill Some mornin’ along in December When the air was so cold and so still. When the frost lay as light as a feather And the stars had jest blinked out and […]

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