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Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, dementia, jail, ethics, government, off-beat, police, woman, bizarre, mental health )

Kamia
- 39 days ago - dailykos.com
In yet more proof that the U.S. needs to find a different way to deal with those who suffer mental challenges, an elderly woman is being held in JAIL because she sprinkled bread around her house to feed the local crow population!
Ban Cruel Steel Jaw Leghold Traps - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ban, cruel steel jaw Leghold traps, cruelty, birds, animals, suffering )

Marie
- 51 days ago - forcechange.com
Designed to grasp an animal by the leg using spring-operated metal jaws, leghold traps are an incredibly barbaric hunting and trapping tool that threatens the lives of thousands of innocent animals each year.
Powerful Photographs Expose the Devastating Effects of the Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Illegal wildlife trade, sadness, rhino, tigers, elephants, monkeys, birds, killed, photos )

Marie
- 54 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Each year, it is estimated that up to 30,000 primates, five million birds, 10 million reptile skins and 500 million tropical fish are traded.
Beautiful and Eerie Photographs of Starlings in Flight
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, birds, starlings, flight, photos )

Nicole
- 57 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Photographer Richard Barnes captures the mesmerizing geometric patterns created by flocks of European starlings.
15 Birds With Unbelievable Beaks
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, amazing beaks, interesting, pictures, off-beat )

Marie
- 65 days ago - mnn.com
When Mother Nature decides to specialize an animal, she sure does it with style! These birds have some of the most amazing beaks and bills in the avian kingdom. Whether flashy or functional, they all have flare.
Watch Half a Billion Birds Find Peace in the Middle East (VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: birds, migration Israel, Hula Valley )

David
- 67 days ago - globalpost.com
In Israel, the Hula Valley is a way station for birds in their migration through war-torn lands. Israel is the only place along the entire route where it is safe for them to land now. The reserve is home to wild boars, jackals, water buffalo, etc.
Climate Change Has Polar Bears on Egg Diet
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, climate change, Canada, polar bears, birds, environment, discovery, global warming, research, study )

Michael
- 68 days ago - cbc.ca
Shrinking Arctic sea ice has left polar bears scrambling to find food, and they've taken to eggs in a big way, unfortunately for the birds.
Commend Preservation of Endangered Species in Albania - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Brown Bears, Birds, Eagles, Pheasants, Quali, Albania, Wildlife Protection, Animal Welfare, Endangered Species, Wildlife )

Victoria
- 68 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The critically endangered brown bear, eagle, pheasant, and quail are close to extinction from Albanian and European hunters, mostly from Italy. Thank Albania for imposing a two-year hunting ban to address the critical state of endangered wildlife.
Wings to Paradise   video
Offbeat  (tags: wings, birds, flight, nature, beautiful )

Giana
- 69 days ago - youtube.com
Just beautiful!
Save Wild Pigeons From Slaughter in Amsterdam - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Birds, Pigeons, Amsterdam, Food )

Victoria
- 74 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop an Amsterdam pest control company from killing unprotected wild pigeons and selling them to local butchers where they are mislabelled and sold as "wild pate". As many as a 1,000 wild urban birds are killed for local meat consumption every year.
Stop Illegal Mass Bird Slaughter - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Cyprus, birds, illegal trapping, killing, cruelty, animals )

Marie
- 97 days ago - forcechange.com
Cyprus, a small island in the Mediterranean Sea, has become a frightening place for the migrating birds that pass over it. On average, 14 million birds are illegally trapped every year by the Cyprus population.
14 Endangered Birds Worth Tweeting About
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, birds, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 104 days ago - mnn.com
In honor of National Bird Day and the beginning of a new year, here are 14 highly endangered birds whose struggles with extinction deserve a tweet in 2014.
Happy National Bird Day--January 5
Animals  (tags: birds, National Bird Day, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals, humans )

Cal
- 104 days ago - nationalbirdday.com
Birds are sentinel species whose plight serves as barometer of ecosystem health and alert system for detecting global environmental ills.
Save Your Holiday Greens to Help the Birds!
Animals  (tags: Birds, need help, greens, branches, weather, animals )

Marie
- 105 days ago - enn.com
As bitter winter winds blow through the leafless trees and forest birds search for the shelter of an evergreen, we can offer them some help.
Fight for Flight to Speak Out for Birds Being Mutilated in UK Zoos! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Zoos, cruelty, mutilating, UK, birds, animals )

Marie
- 105 days ago - captiveanimals.org
Thousands of birds in UK zoos are victims of 'pinioning', a practice where the end of one wing is permanently amputated. Pinioning is carried out on baby birds at only a few days old.
 

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