A Stellar’s Jay enjoying a bit or morning sunlight in a lichen filled forest.
(PHILADELPHIA) — A cow in Philadelphia apparently wanted to be away from the manger, as it escaped twice Thursday morning from a church’s live nativity scene. Stormy, a 7-year-old brown and white Hereford, was back munching hay at Old First Reformed Church of Christ by 7:15 a.m. after two sets of adventures on snowy downtown…
European Starling – STurnus Vulgaris © HJ Ruiz
Most of the birds and some of the insects we find in the Washington, D.C. area migrate to warmer climates during the winter. However, many species stay in the DC Metro region throughout the year and must rely on a favorable habitat for food and shelter. Unfortunately, many natural areas are shrinking due to human development. As a result, gardening choices […]
Feeding backyard wildlife is a worldwide phenomenon – people feed squirrels in backyards in Canada, hedgehogs in England, raccoons in the USA, and possums in Australia. Whether or not people should feed wildlife in their backyards is a controversial topic and a very complex one. Here are my thoughts on both the for and against […]
PART 1: Chia Pet By @tiellover We all know that greens are healthy and nutritional for our birds, but how do we get them to eat them? I have a fun and easy way to do this that I want to share with you! First, let’s talk about sprouts for a minute. Many of you […]
From the BBC:
The compelling case for working a lot less – http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20171204-the-compelling-case-for-working-a-lot-less
Polar bears roaming the tundra and ice fields of our north will be but a memory in the not so distant future.
All photos and videos from National Geographic.
Extraordinary footage shows ranch-hands and volunteers fighting to rescue hundreds of racehorses from eight barns which set alight at the San Luis Rey Downs training center in Bonsall, California. The video, shared publicly on Facebook by user Leo Tapia, shows horses galloping away from growing fires and overwhelming smoke. The region had been hit by…