Posts tagged "endangered species"

Tourists Bombard Turtle Nesting In Costa Rica, Proving Tourists Are Terrible

Everyone is terrible. That’s it. We’re awful.
Thousands of tourists decided to gather along Ostional Beach on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, taking numerous selfies and even sticking their damn kids…

Katrin Higher | September 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Endangered Animals Projected Onto Empire State Building

The film Racing Extinction used the Empire State Building Saturday night as a large screen to project images of endangered animals as part of their promotional efforts. Certainly the first…

Katrin Higher | August 2, 2015 - 11:00 am

150 Year Old Galapagos Tortoise Peacefully Put To Rest

A giant Galapagos tortoise named Speed, who was more than 150 years old was put down at the San Diego Zoo in California on Sunday.
Zoologists say that Speed had…

Katrin Higher | June 21, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Bald Eagles Return To NYC After 100 Years

A bald eagle couple has been found making a home (nest) in New York City, the first to do so in a century, ornithologists report. They appear to be starting…

Katrin Higher | April 19, 2015 - 1:00 pm

GOP Rep. Suggests Siccing Endangered Wolves On Homeless People

Meet Alaska Congressman Don Young! Young has made a name for himself in Congress through such means as using an 18-inch walrus penis bone as a gavel, fighting to make it…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Squish Of The Day: Cheetah Cubs Born At National Zoo

Oh, hello. Were you trying to get something done today? Too bad, because I’ve now thwarted your attempt at productivity with this too cute for words pic of a couple…

Julie Gerstein | May 24, 2012 - 11:20 am

Watch A Tiger Give Birth To A Perfect Little Cub

As you probably know, I feel a certain affinity for tigers (and sweaters with tigers on them, ahem). So when I saw this video of Shadow giving birth to…

Julie Gerstein | April 12, 2011 - 3:40 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Cheating, Red-Legged Frogs, And Married Life In Japan

People who are in love are less likely to cheat, according to a study at UCLA. “Feeling love for your romantic partner appears to make everybody else less attractive,” psychologist…

Catherine Strawn | March 19, 2008 - 12:00 pm