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January 19, 2014

In which a caracara finds an egg-shaped camera, picks it up with his claw, and shows off his amateur documentary filmmaking skills—all while flying over a colony of penguins.

13:20 // 7 months ago
July 26, 2013
15:17 // 1 year ago
March 12, 2013
climateadaptation:

NYTimes has a dazzling, in-depth piece on owls. There is a video, a podcast, recordings of various calls, and interviews. Excellent.

I thought of half a dozen puns to write with this piece. I’m not going to use any of them in honor of how great this piece is.

climateadaptation:

NYTimes has a dazzling, in-depth piece on owls. There is a video, a podcast, recordings of various calls, and interviews. Excellent.

I thought of half a dozen puns to write with this piece. I’m not going to use any of them in honor of how great this piece is.

19:11 // 1 year ago
July 7, 2012
Luckiest bird alive: ”This Friday, July 6, 2012, photo, shows a 70-day-old golden eagle in Ogden, Utah, that was feared lost but found burned alive on June 28 behind a charred tree, about 25 feet below the nest that was burned to a crisp in the 5,500-acre Dump Fire near Saratoga Springs. The raptor was taken to the Wildlife Rehbilitation Center of Ogden where it was nicknamed ‘Phoenix.’” Do yourself a favor and click the full-resolution version of this photo. (photo by Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune/AP)

Luckiest bird alive: ”This Friday, July 6, 2012, photo, shows a 70-day-old golden eagle in Ogden, Utah, that was feared lost but found burned alive on June 28 behind a charred tree, about 25 feet below the nest that was burned to a crisp in the 5,500-acre Dump Fire near Saratoga Springs. The raptor was taken to the Wildlife Rehbilitation Center of Ogden where it was nicknamed ‘Phoenix.’” Do yourself a favor and click the full-resolution version of this photo(photo by Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune/AP)

22:05 // 2 years ago
September 9, 2011

To clear out the muck from the previous posts, here’s a video of a pigeon bird of some kind walking down an up escalator, and a dude freaking out about it.

18:54 // 2 years ago
August 22, 2011
markcoatney:

OK, this one is pretty good.

True story … The Twitter bird is actually named “Larry.”

markcoatney:

OK, this one is pretty good.

True story … The Twitter bird is actually named “Larry.”

15:55 // 3 years ago
January 3, 2011
If it was from a pollutant, it would have affected all of the fish, not just drum fish.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spokesperson Keith Stephens • Regarding the mysterious deaths of as many as hundreds of thousands of fish in the Arkansas River, which follows up the mysterious deaths of thousands of birds at the end of last week. So, we think we know which state Springfield is in, guys. source (viafollow)
11:16 // 3 years ago
November 25, 2010
It’s Thanksgiving! Why are you jerks still on the Internet?
OK, guys … we’re going to take some time away from the never ending grind of finding short stuff to post about, and appreciate Thanksgiving the way it was meant to be enjoyed – with a giant lump of tofu in place of a bird that we singlehandedly killed with our bare hands. We suggest you do the same. The internet will be here tomorrow, friends. (Photo by JacobMetcalf) source
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OK, guys … we’re going to take some time away from the never ending grind of finding short stuff to post about, and appreciate Thanksgiving the way it was meant to be enjoyed – with a giant lump of tofu in place of a bird that we singlehandedly killed with our bare hands. We suggest you do the same. The internet will be here tomorrow, friends. (Photo by JacobMetcalf) source

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9:32 // 3 years ago