Category Archives: Animals

Have you seen his parrot?

One Brooklyn man lost his talented parrot this weekend. His opera singing bird flew off of his shoulder while they were bike riding, according to the New York Post. It is a performing parrot that loves to sing for the … Continue reading

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Turkey Feast

One farm has a different twist on Thanksgiving. Last week, when most were eating turkeys, Farm Sanctuary was feeding them, according to the New York Times. Rather than making turkeys the centerpiece of the meal, they feed rescued turkeys. The … Continue reading

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Australia Helps the Fish

Australia began the first steps to create the world’s biggest marine park on Friday. The new park in the Coral Sea will cover almost 1 million square kilometers off of Australia’s northwest coast, the Environmental News Network reported.  It will … Continue reading

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Unwelcome Biodiversity in Prospect Park?

Some living thing is thriving in the Prospect Park lake, now  “a breeding ground for a dangerous bacteria that’s been known to kill animals and sicken humans,” the Post claims. “Cyanobacteria have been insidiously multiplying on the lake since the … Continue reading

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Canine Flu Hitting New York

Protect your pups now. The canine flu is spreading throughout the city and surrounding areas. Though it isn’t deadly, it can make your pet vulnerable to other bacteria. Vets recommend a flu vaccine for dogs that will be near others … Continue reading

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Africa Is Short One More Species

Last Thursday, conservation groups announced that the Western Black Rhino of Africa has reached extinction.  In the newly released list by the International Union for Conservation of nature, this subspecies of rhino was declared extinct while two others were shown … Continue reading

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Arsty farsty fun

By now, you may have heard about the new exhibit at the New Museum. If you haven’t, I have two words for you: Big. Slide. On October 26th, the New Museum opened German artist Carsten Holler’s “Experience,” a compilation of … Continue reading

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