Don’t drink and fly: ‘Tipsy’ birds cause havoc and crash into windows

“Tipsy” birds have been flying into windows and cars after bingeing on fermented berries, police in the US have said. The Gilbert Police Department in Minnesota has received a series of strange calls about the “confused” strangers, who appeared to be “under the influence”. It is believed an early frost meant the berries had fermented […]

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POLL: Should the wolf be delisted in more American states?

The U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday approved an amendment to a bill that orders wolves to be removed from federal Endangered Species Act protections in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming. The amendment, which also would prohibit courts from intervening on wolf status in those states, was added to the the so-called […]

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Poll: Should the Hunting of Trumpeter Swans in the Mississippi Flyway be Legalized ?

Members of seven Chippewa Indian tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are allowed to hunt for swans during a two-month season that started Saturday. It represents the first legal swan hunt in the Mississippi Flyway and the first hunt anywhere that allows trumpeter swans to be legally killed. While swan lovers have been critical of […]

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Migrating Monarch Butterflies in “Grave Danger,” Hit New Low

Migrating Monarch Butterflies in “Grave Danger,” Hit New Low

Migrating monarch butterflies are in “grave danger,” according to a report that shows their colonies in Mexico now occupy the smallest area since records began in 1993. The report is based on a survey of Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve done in December 2013. The butterflies, which spend the winter hibernating in the reserve’s forest, […]

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Mysterious Moose Die-Offs Baffle Scientists and Wildlife Officials

Moose are quickly disappearing across North America in large numbers. While there are a few theories as to why, scientists have yet to pinpoint the exact cause. Once thriving moose populations have dwindled in numbers at an unprecedented rate, raising concerns about how their disappearance will affect the ecosystem and how their absence will affect […]

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