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How to... Build An Insect Hotel
Offbeat  (tags: How to, build, insect hotel, help wildlife, bugs, birds, hedgehogs )

- 12 days ago -
We help take care of the birds and other animals such as hedgehogs in our gardens by putting out food, or supplying places for them to live, so why not take care of the invertebrates they depend on for food as well?
Bless You! Giraffe Almost Soaks Unsuspecting Birds With Giant Sneeze
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- 13 days ago -
These unsuspecting birds very nearly got a right old soaking after they almost found themselves in the way of what appears to be a giant sneeze from this giraffe.
Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
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- 36 days ago -
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!
Powerful Photographs Expose the Devastating Effects of the Illegal Wildlife Trade
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- 51 days ago -
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 )

- 55 days ago -
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 )

- 62 days ago -
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.
Wings to Paradise   video
Offbeat  (tags: wings, birds, flight, nature, beautiful )

- 67 days ago -
Just beautiful!
Don't Feed the Birds With Turkey Fat
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- 114 days ago -
The RSPB has warned that cooked turkey fat is dangerous to birds and has asked people to not put their leftovers on their bird tables and in their feeders.
'Dirds' Are the Internet's Hottest New Hybrid Animal
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, birds, mixed breed, Dirds, interesting, bizarre, humans )

- 134 days ago -
Move over "Cava-poo-chon" because there's a new mixed-breed animal in town being crowned the world's cutest hybrid animal. "Dirds," also known as "Dogbirds," are an awesome breed that meshes the best qualities of a dog.
Lions, Tigers and Panda Bears - 16 Beautiful Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: Photos, animals, birds, tigers, snail, lions, panda bear, offbeat )

- 146 days ago -
Two-day-old lion cubs Fajr and Sjel are fed at a zoo in the northern town of Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip on Nov 19 A lion and lioness lie in the sand at a zoo just after the birth of their two cubs on Nov 19. The cubs' mother and father were smuggled
Atlas Tracks Changes of Britain and Ireland's Birds - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, atlas, birds )

- 147 days ago -
A new atlas of 1,300 maps shows the patterns of distribution, abundance and change among 296 bird species in Britain and Ireland. The Bird Atlas 2007-11 is a partnership between British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Scottish Ornithologists' Club and
Give Nature a Home Where You Live
Offbeat  (tags: Nature, home, RSPB, hedgehogs, bats, beasts, ladybirds, birds, small garden, balcony, offbeat )

- 152 days ago -
Nature is in trouble and needs help. If there's no home for nature, there's no nature. Homes are where we eat, where we sleep, and where we bring up our families. It's just the same for birds and wildlife.
Waders and Sea Birds Take Flight for the 'Snettisham Spectacular'
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- 218 days ago -
Snettisham Bird Reserve lies on the edge of 'The Wash', one of the most important bird estuaries in the UK, supporting over 300,000 birds.
Bird Watcher's Dream Shots Gallery
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pictures, birds, nice, baby animal, bird, flaming, owl )

- 244 days ago -
Wonderful world of birds - flamingos, owls, mocking birds, and more. Enjoy!
Beautiful Birds: Wildlife on Your Doorstep - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, photos, wildlife, birds )

- 249 days ago -
We asked you to share your July pictures of the animals around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Here's our pick of the best birds - from nosy lorikeets to imperious kestrels.

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