Yellowstone Coyotes — My Everyday Photos

There were lots of opportunities to watch coyotes in Yellowstone. I’ve read that their population decreased after the wolves returned so maybe we were just in the right spots to see them. They often scavenge on remains of wolf kills. There was a dead, probably winter-killed bison near the road and each time we drove […]

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Young Whale Found in Philippines With 88 Pounds of Plastic Bags in Stomach Died of ‘Dehydration and Starvation’ — KTLA

A young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines died of “dehydration and starvation” after consuming 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of plastic bags, scientists have found. Marine biologist and environmentalist Darrell Blatchley told CNN that the juvenile male Cuvier’s beaked whale was found “showing signs of being emaciated and dehydration” and had been “vomiting…

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While on your Holiday, be a Responsible Tourist and put yourself ‘In Their Hooves’ — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: The Donkey Sanctuary Donkeys naturally avoid showing distress, meaning it isn’t always easy to see they are suffering. Donkeys and mules are put to work in tourism all over the world, whether used as taxis, for treks or to carry luggage. While The Donkey Sanctuary does not actively promote the use of donkeys and […]

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San Diego Beachgoers Cautioned That Stingrays Are ‘Out in Full Force’ — KTLA

San Diego lifeguards are reminding beachgoers entering the ocean to shuffle their feet to avoid painful encounters with stingrays. The lifeguards posted on their Facebook page last weekend that the stingrays “are out in full force.” Round rays common in California coastal shallows are typically partially buried in sand while hunting prey. When stepped on,…

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Uninvited Koala Hopped Into a Man’s Car to Cool Off and Refused to Leave — TIME

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It can get pretty hot in Australia. Just ask this adorable koala who found refuge in an air conditioned car on Monday. Tim Whitrow, a winemaker, was surprised to be greeted by the furry friend as he checked on his fruit in the New Alluca Wine Vineyard in the South of Australia. Whitrow explained in…

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Wild Horses and the Bureau of Land Management — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The Sale Authority Change, The Adoption Incentive and Private Corrals at Bruneau, Idaho by Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation Because it has been in such short supply this past year, I am going to start this article with the good. On Wednesday we heard that the BLM had rescinded […]

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LAX Gets Rare Super Bloom of Wildflowers Next to Runways — KTLA

A WestJet aircraft lands on Runway 24R at Los Angeles International Airport on March 18, 2019. (Credit: LAX) Travelers going through Los Angeles International Airport can expect to be treated to a spectacular but rare sight upon takeoff or landing: a super bloom. The large expanse of wildflowers recently began blooming across the airfield complex,…

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36 Beagles to Be Released From Michigan Animal Testing Lab Where Video Showed Dogs Being Force-Fed Chemicals — KTLA

Controversial pesticide testing on dozens of beagles has ended at a Michigan animal testing lab following the release of a disturbing video that showed dogs being force-fed chemicals as part of a yearlong study. A beagle is seen in an image from an undercover video released by the Humane Society of the United States. The…

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Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own — News : NPR

Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: “That’s a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species.”(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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