Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, it has again been driven to extinction, or to the brink of extinction, by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia.... More
One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
SCHIESS: Dirty birds invade backyards Many beginning birders don’t recognize them like this. The American Goldfinch molts twice a year which is different than most finches, which only change their feathers once. During the fall goldfinch gradually shed all of their coats with the male’s ... 01/22/2017 - 6:39 am | View Link
Felted Bird Sculptures Celebrate the Colorful Details of Peacock Feathers Captivated by color and fascinated with feathers, Australian artist Jill Ffrench handcrafts enchanting felted birds. In her splendid series of peacock pieces, Ffrench pays particular attention to the creatures’ tail feathers, which she adorns with ... 01/22/2017 - 4:51 am | View Link
Why don’t wild birds’ feet freeze in frigid weather? First, birds will stand on one leg and pull the other leg up under their feathers when one leg starts getting too cold. I’m sure you have seen this, especially in waterfowl. When it gets really cold, birds will squat and cover both legs with their breast ... 01/21/2017 - 8:12 pm | View Link
Top 10 Most Beautiful Birds In The World Atlantic puffins spend most of their lives on the sea. Their water-resistant feathers keep their body warm while swimming. They flap their wings to swim on the surface and underwater. 5. Keel-billed Toucan The keel-billed toucan is among the most amazing ... 01/21/2017 - 1:45 am | View Link
Flora, Fauna and Feathers: Hardy winter birds face icy winter challenge in Almaguin ALMAGUIN — Mother Nature has handed us ice storms and bone chilling winds lately. Birds can have a rough life, especially in winter. Now, you may think I mean the severe cold. But no, that is not the main problem. The northern birds that stay with us are ... 01/11/2017 - 10:04 pm | View Link
Birds Female : Male: Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) Guatemala's National Bird its feathers were sign of Nobility among the Maya 01/20/2017 - 12:09 pm | View Website
Feathers and Birds Click on these categories to browse our current inventory: Categories that are Greyed Out are Out of Stock. Domestic Chicken 01/20/2017 - 11:41 am | View Website
Feather There are two basic types of feather: vaned feathers which cover the exterior of the body, and down feathers which are underneath the vaned feathers. 01/20/2017 - 4:10 am | View Website
All About Birds Birds are warm-blooded vertebrate animals that have wings, feathers, a beak, no teeth a skeleton in which many bones are fused together or are absent, and an ... 01/19/2017 - 10:40 pm | View Website
Cockatiels Molting, Preening, Feathers, what is molting ... Cockatiels, Cockatiel, Feathers, Molting and Preening, what is molting, what is preening, how often do cockatiels molt, when do cockatiels molt, what is preening ... 01/19/2017 - 10:23 am | View Website
Male and female styles fused at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday for the final installment of fall-winter menswear shows as the fashion media prepare to notch up a gear for star-filled couture. Here are the highlights:
A dream to open a Wild West museum led the former mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to spend millions in public funds to buy artifacts.
But the museum never got built and now he's about to face trial on charges of receiving stolen property.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the criminal case against Stephen Reed.
Investigators say they recovered some 1,800 artifacts, many from his home, and jurors will hear about dozens of them.
The items at issue in the trial include stagecoach equipment, saddles, a dice game known as chuck-a-luck, copies of the Tombstone Epitaph newspaper, knives and several guns.
Reed's lawyer says he didn't steal anything and was in fact in lawful possession of the items.
The Florida Keys arc off the state’s southeastern tip like a long strand of tiny beads on a silver chain. Or at least I thought so years ago, looking at the map after watching John Huston’s film classic “Key Largo.”…
The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all…
A bright neon piece of rock 'n' roll history is going up for auction — a marquee from the legendary Los Angeles club, Whisky a Go Go.
The 13-foot sign, with letters alight in bright pink, adorned the West Hollywood club in the '80s and '90s, during the heyday of punk, new wave and grunge.
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