The Pollinators — Graffiti Lux Art & More — Life & Soul Magazine

This sweet mural by Nick Sweetman, is an awareness tribute, … to some of the most important pollinators on our planet. The mural turns 3 corners. I will do my best to show it left to right. The above shot was taken from across the street. Cars, vans, trucks and busses dominated 19 of the […] […]

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Bear Spotted Wandering in Monrovia Neighborhood for 2nd Straight Day — KTLA

A bear was sighted in a Monrovia neighborhood for the second straight day Friday. The large bear appeared about 2:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Mayflower Avenue. Video showed it walking in circles and laying on a front lawn. About three hours later, the bear was seen again, this time as it wandered…

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Mardi Gras horses up for adoption — Tuesday’s Horse

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) — Mardi Gras Parade horses are up for adoption again this year. Twist reporter, Peyton LoCicero tells us about a unique way to take home a horse after carnival season. These are the regal creatures that lead the parades every year. They’re known as the Mardi Gras Horses and you can […]

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Screech Owls: Your Secret Neighbor — Oakland County Blog

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY I had not thought much about Screech Owls until recently, when two things happened this month. A few weeks ago I began to hear their annual high-pitched whinnies and magical sounding soft trills coming from the edge of my woods. It’s a sound I know well and hear every February,…

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When It’s Okay (or Not) to Feed Birds — @Audubon — Coyote Gulch

From The Audubon Society (Melissa Groo): Providing food—for photography or simple enjoyment—can be a thorny issue. For guidance, ask yourself these three questions. Whether we identify as birders or photographers or both, we are always looking for ways to get closer to birds, or to bring them closer to us. Offering food—sating the hunger that […]

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Manatee Deaths in Florida Dropped by Over 200 in 2019 — TIME

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — Fewer manatees died in 2019 in Florida compared with the year before. Statewide, manatee deaths decreased to 606 deaths last year, down from 824 in 2018. Experts say it appears the main cause of the decline in deaths is the reduced effect of red tide algae on manatees. Twenty-one manatees died…

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