Category Archives: fauna

“Ukraine credits local beavers for unwittingly bolstering its defenses” – TTG

Local beavers are helping Ukraine defend itself from a potential new front in Russia’s invasion, Reuters reported on Thursday. The animals are unwittingly helping Kyiv by building dams that keep the ground marshy and impassable, a military spokesman told the … Continue reading

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Recreating the Tasmanian Tiger

The University of Melbourne is establishing a world-class research lab for de-extinction and marsupial conservation science thanks to a $5 million philanthropic gift. The gift will be used to establish the Thylacine Integrated Genetic Restoration Research (TIGRR) Lab, led by … Continue reading

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Either ‘gators got him or he is halfway to Brazil (or somewhere)

“The FBI and police on Tuesday will resume the search for Brian Laundrie in a 25,000-acre Florida reserve — just one day after calling it off. Authorities will return to the Carlton Reserve where Laundrie, 23, is believed to have … Continue reading

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Hang in there Guv’ !

“House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined a chorus of public officials on Tuesday calling on fellow Democrat Andrew Cuomo to resign as governor of New York after the state attorney general held a … Continue reading

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OK, if not, then what?

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Cooper’s Hawk in my back garden

Got one of these lurking and waiting for unwary feasts.  The starlings have cleared out lately.  Too bad.  pl

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