Posts tagged "endangered species"

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 a family on the South Shore of Staten Island. Local birders have named the male Bald Eagle Vito, and the couple are engaging in brooding…

By: Katrin Higher / April 19, 2015

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 easier for elephant poachers to sell their ivory wares, and telling school children they are to blame for their classmate's suicide. Oh. And he doe…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 6, 2015

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 of baby cheetahs just born at the Smithsonian National Zoo. These little guys are the surviving two of the four that were born to their…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 24, 2012

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 her cub, I had to watch. It's slightly bloody, sure, but hello? Tiger cubs! Plus, watching the video reminds me that tigers are becoming an endangered…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 12, 2011

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 Gian Gonzaga said. Sad but obvious news, especially because it means that if someone cheats on you, you were not only cheated on but you're…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 19, 2008