Ice glistening on a cold January morning.
by Brett French as published on The Independent Record Last year the combination of slaughter and hunting removed 1,171 bison from Yellowstone Last year the combination of slaughter and hunting removed 1,171 bison from Yellowstone. Of that total, 375 were killed by hunters — mostly tribal hunters — and 694 were sent to slaughter. The […]
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Mother nature sure knows how to usher in a new year with flare! Over the last two days, many of us in central Ontario – in the District of Parry Sound, have been treated to a glorious new year’s with frosted snow covered trees, roads and lakes. Everything sparkles!
Welcome 2019! So far, so beautiful!
There’s nothing good, bad or sad about another year passing, it’s just a natural course of action for all living things. Time passes and, if we’re lucky, we get glimpses into the future with each new day’s arrival.
For the next 365 days of 2019, I hope the global community can be brought closer together in love and respect for one another, and that we are all witnesses to positive actions and commitment to protecting and revitalizing the world’s wildlife and natural spaces.
My hope for 2019: to hear of more tigers in the wild, more wild parrots flying freely in the Amazon Rainforest, more, healthy polar bears roaming the tundra, more wild and safe pangolins in the wild, fewer destructive forest fires and floods around the world, and many more areas of the world’s land mass and waters set aside and protected as habitat sanctuaries.
Goodbye 2018, it’s been interesting…
Maximilian pionus (also known as Maximilian’s pionus and the Scaly-headed parrot) are understated beauties. Their green, bronze and brown feathers shimmer in the light, the mauve/purple breast feathers are rare in the family Psittacidae, the striking white eye ring, and the brilliant red feathers on the underside of the tail make Maxis, in my opinion, among the most beautiful of parrot species. With gentle, knowing hazel-hued eyes and a calm, sweet personality, it is not hard to understand why – and how, Maxi Pi have endeared themselves to many companion parrot enthusiasts.
Abby (right) is roughly 26 years old, and still the sweetest, most gentle companion parrot I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing and loving.
To all of us here at The Roost, we want to extend our best wishes to everybirdie for a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2019! May your birdie stockings be brimming with your favourite nom noms and your dreams filled with visions of new toys, tasty treats and many, and oodles of […]
Wishing everybirdie a Happy Hannukah, a very Merry Christmas & the most happiest, treat-filled new year possible!
To those birdies looking for forever homes, I am thinking about you too at this time of year, hoping and praying with all my heart that you are adopted and loved beyond your expectations very soon.
For those who have flown Over the Rainbow Bridge in 2018, you are forever loved and never to be forgotten by your parronts and AniPals.