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Birds as Pollinators

Birds as Pollinators

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

Pollinator Week was June 21-27, 2021. Birds are key global pollinators of wildflowers and ornithophily occurs in more than 60 flower families. Bird pollinators include the...
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Birds as Pollinators

Birds as Pollinators

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

Pollinator Week was June 21-27, 2021. Birds are key global pollinators of wildflowers and ornithophily occurs in more than 60 flower families. Bird pollinators include the...
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Great July Birding in Queens

Great July Birding in Queens

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

July in New York City is generally an unpleasant experience. The heat and humidity of summer combine with the concrete and concentrations of people you find in the five...
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Collaborative list - June 2021

Collaborative list - June 2021

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Flaming June is busting out all over. Insects were held back by weird spring weather, but now the warmth returns and the birds are feasting on the late stirring bugs. June saw...
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Birds as Pollinators

Birds as Pollinators

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

Pollinator Week was June 21-27, 2021. Birds are key global pollinators of wildflowers and ornithophily occurs in more than 60 flower families. Bird pollinators include the...
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Will My Dog Get Sick If He Eats Cicadas?

Will My Dog Get Sick If He Eats Cicadas?

3 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

It's officially cicada season! This means that the large-bodied, crunchy exoskeleton-ed insects that hum midday melodies and emerge from the ground are arising again. You know...
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Power Companies and Springtime Tree Removal

4 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

It's a beautiful Spring morning... humming insects, calling birds. But then you hear the rev of a chainsaw, followed by the ripping sound of a falling tree. The thud sounds...
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Be A Messy Gardner

Be A Messy Gardner

4 monthes ago   |   Minnesota Zoo

Gardening and landscaping are important mental and physical outlets, and after Minnesota winters, it is tempting to dive into it. However, most residential landscapes and their...
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Association of inbreeding and regional equine leucocyte antigen homozygosity with the prevalence of insect bite hypersensitivity in Old Kladruber horse

4 monthes ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Inbreeding depression is the reduction of performance caused by mating of close relatives. In livestock populations, inbreeding depression has been traditionally...
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Why Only 10,000 Bird Species?

Why Only 10,000 Bird Species?

4 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

Why are there only 10,000 species of birds when there are 25,000 species of fish and 350,000 species of beetles out of at least 900,000 species of insects. A 1959 paper by G.E...
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Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Rosie, a one-year-old Great Pyrenees/Golden Retriever mix, was brought to a Georgia shelter after her parents got divorced. The young mother couldn't afford to move with both... Read more ...

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Stephen Foster works as a part-time maintenance man at a gas station in Dade City, Florida. Since the recent death of his wife of 35 years, Stephen has come to rely on the love... Read more ...

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

“Have learned many powerful lessons from my cat, such as that you can get whatever you want if you are so f**king annoying.” Read more ...

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Many birders find gull identification one of the more difficult aspects of this hobby and classifying gulls when they appear on cans of beer is often no less vexing a problem... Read more ...

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Country music star and two-time Grammy winner Miranda Lambert has announced sad news. Her precious dog, Jessi, has passed away at 13 ½ years old. She shared the news on... Read more ...

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

The road to recovery has been a long one for Buddy the Labrador Retriever mix. Buddy is getting a new lease on life after being intentionally set on fire by a 12-year-old boy... Read more ...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over Aflatoxin & Plastic Pieces

Two recalls have been issued for dog and cat food products from two different companies. These recalls have been issued for separate reasons. First, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has... Read more ...

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

A team of impressive rescue canines saved the life of a young girl caught in a strong ocean current. Even the best of swimmers can get whisked away in an instant, leaving them... Read more ...

Comparison of long non‐coding RNAs in adipose and muscle tissues between...

Summary lncRNAs play crucial roles in fat metabolism in animals. Previously, we have compared the mRNA transcriptome profiles between seven fat-type Chinese pig breeds and one... Read more ...

Birding Bob

Birding Bob

There's a birdwatcher in Central Park in New York City who calls himself Birding Bob. He leads bird walks in the park for the nominal sum of $10. But according to the New York... Read more ...