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Scientists Finally Have Evidence That Frigatebirds Sleep While Flying
Offbeat  (tags: birds, sleep, naps, flight )

Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
According to a new study, the birds can stay aloft for weeks by power napping in ten-second bursts.
The Secret Superpower of Birds, Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: birds, vision, superpower )

Anna
- 20 days ago - audubon.org
Researchers have figured out how some species of birds deploy UV vision.
Cats Vs Birds: Natural Enemies the Focus of NY Legal Battle
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds, protection )

Jeri
- 141 days ago - foxnews.com
Forget Sylvester and Tweety: A real-life battle is brewing on Jones Beach over the natural tension between cats and birds.
What Birds Can Teach Us About Life
Offbeat  (tags: birds, humans, interesting, society, photos, off-beat )

Hanna May
- 153 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Life is tough, and if you thought that the lives of animals were any easier, you're wrong. Nature itself brings a lot of challenges we all have to face - whether you're human or not
Malta Gives Go Ahead to Shooting of 5,000 Endangered Turtle Doves
Offbeat  (tags: Malta, shooting, turtle doves, quail, EU, endangered, birds )

Scooby
- 162 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge EU to take action against Malta for continuing the spring hunt despite the birds recently being added to âEUR~red listâEUR(TM) of species at risk of being wiped out.
The Royal Treatment: Penn Vet-Philadelphia Zoo Collaboration Restores Condor's Sight
Offbeat  (tags: animals, technology, interesting, birds, medicine )

Anne
- 189 days ago - vet.upenn.edu
Princess, a 60+ year old Andean Condor, had surgery to restore her vision. Veterinary ophthalmologists devised a plan to remove cataracts from Princess' eyes and she is doing well! I'm not promoting zoos, but found this interesting.
Scientists Give New Lease on Life for Near Extinct Hawaiian Crow
Offbeat  (tags: birds, extinct )

Angie
- 203 days ago - foxnews.com
The Hawaiian crow was once reduced to a population of 20 birds and is extinct in the wild due to a loss of habitat, introduced predators and disease.
Pakistan Lifts Ban on Hunting Rare Bird After Government Protests
Offbeat  (tags: pakistan, lifts, ban, birds, gulf, endangered, houbara bustard )

Scooby
- 215 days ago - reuters.com
Pakistan's Supreme Court lifted a ban on hunting a rare bird on Friday, after the government argued it hurt relations with Gulf states whose wealthy hunters traditionally travel to Pakistan to pursue the endangered species with falcons.
Happy New Year!!   video
Offbeat  (tags: new year's eve, fireworks, pets, cats, animals, birds, resolutions, offbeat )

Gienia
- 237 days ago - youtube.com
While celebrating, please remember that pets are terrified of loud noise and bright flashes. #KeepPetsSave this New Year's Eve.
How to Stop a Bird-Murdering Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds, collars )

Jeri
- 260 days ago - theatlantic.com
Domesticated felines are one of the biggest threats to birds worldwide. Two pet owners think theyâEUR(TM)ve found a solution.
This Little Girl Has Been Feeding Crows Since She Was 4. Now They Bring Her Gifts To Say Thankyou.
Offbeat  (tags: crows, feeding, gifts, kindness, birds )

Scooby
- 261 days ago - trendingly.com
Eight-year-old Gabi Mann lives in Seattle. She has a very special group of friends who regularly lavish her with small gifts in return for the kindness she has been showing them since she was four years old.
Parakeet Tries to Get Lazy Cat Friend to Play. 18 Seconds in, LOL! (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds )

Jeri
- 266 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Cats love sleeping more than anything else in the world. In fact, most cats sleep between 12 and 15 hours per day, with others going up to 20 hours a day... talk about a cat nap!
Torpedo Owl Tucks In Its Wings, Looks At Camera Like A Boss
Offbeat  (tags: torpedo owl, birds, northern hawk owl, animals, bizarre, environment, interesting, photos, wildlife )

Lone
- 295 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Superman? No, right first time: itâEUR(TM)s a bird. But one that looks like a torpedo.This is a northern hawk owl, spearing through the air with its wings tucked in so it can hunt for its prey.
Bird Wakes Up His Sleeping Cat With Little Kisses
Offbeat  (tags: cats, birds, sleep )

Jeri
- 298 days ago - thedodo.com
You know when you're soo comfy and sleepy and someone is trying really hard to wake you up? Yeah. That's pretty much what's going on here.
Say Cheese: Adorable Pictures Captures Owl Pulling Funny Faces
Offbeat  (tags: owls, owlets, birds, pictures )

Tracy
- 307 days ago - express.co.uk
YOU can choose your friends but you cant choose your family, as these young owlets know all too well.
 

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