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Bird Flu Kills Hundreds Of Vultures At Georgia Sanctuary: Officials – Patch

LOCUST GROVE, GA — Hundreds of vultures died recently after contracting bird flu at Noah’s Ark, an animal sanctuary in Georgia, according to officials.Over 700 wild black vultures have been found dead at the sanctuary, which is located south of Atlanta in Henry County, according to state Sen. Emanuel Jones, a Democrat representing the 10th District.Many bird species at the sanctuary, including ostriches, emus and parrots, will have to be euthanized “in the near future,” …

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Watch: TikTok star Hamlet the parrot leaves Sunrise hosts Natalie and David Koch in stitches – 7NEWS

An interview with a social media star and her pet has left the Sunrise team in stitches as the animal hijacked the chat.Hosts Natalie Barr and David Koch were interviewing Hamlet the parrot and his owner Bridget Chant live from Toowoomba, after they debuted at 19 on The Oz list of Australia’s 100 most influential social media stars on Thursday.Watch: see Nat and Kochie’s hilarious interview with Hamlet and Bridget in the video aboveWatch Sunrise …

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Just for the birds: Climate Change and Birds — Part I – Idaho Press

SubscribeI wrote a few weeks ago about how some bird species are more closely tied to particular elevational bands than are others. With global warming, species seeking to avoid increasing temperatures can move up in elevation or move toward the North (or South) Pole. But species that already live on the tops of mountains, such as the black rosy-finches, have fewer options. There is no more “up” available, although they can move north … for …

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Gaza Bird Trappers Hunting For Gorgeous Parakeets – i24NEWS

RadioFreeShaun Anthony FitlPalestinians risk their lives at the Israel-Gaza border to make a living catching and selling birdsApproaching the heavily-fortified Israel-Gaza security border without warning can be a bit bird-brained – but this is exactly what Palestinian parakeet trappers recently started doing to make a living.In the early mornings, Gazans will advance toward the frontier barrier to set traps and observe the prize waiting on the other side; a bird from the parrot family.”In the …

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A glimpse into Whitehaven's pets from the past – cumbriacrack.com – Cumbria Crack

Whitehaven’s pets of the past have been highlighted by the Cumbria Archive Service this week. From family dogs to parrots, the photographs capture the pets of Whitehaven people from days gone by and are believed to date back to the 1890s and 1900s. The captures are part of a series of glass plate photographs stored in a wooden box used for lantern lectures. Lantern lectures would illuminate an image onto a wall to be used …

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The Largest Parrot Sanctuary In The Northeast Is In Rhode Island, And It’s Magical – Only In Your State

Parrots are often known for their larger-than-life personalities and their incredible intelligence, just two of the reasons people seek them out as pets. Unfortunately, far too many make that decision without fully understanding the commitment or the reality of living with a bird who is meant to be wild. Many of those birds often end up abused and neglected, in desperate need of a safe place to go. That’s where The New England Exotic Wildlife …

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Gaza Bird Trappers Hunting For Gorgeous Parakeets – I24NEWS – i24NEWS

RadioFreeShaun Anthony FitlPalestinians risk their lives at the Israel-Gaza border to make a living catching and selling birdsApproaching the heavily-fortified Israel-Gaza security border without warning can be a bit bird-brained – but this is exactly what Palestinian parakeet trappers recently started doing to make a living.In the early mornings, Gazans will advance toward the frontier barrier to set traps and observe the prize waiting on the other side; a bird from the parrot family.”In the …

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Bird flu outbreak kills hundreds of vultures near Atlanta – Axios

AtlantaAxios Atlanta is an Axios company.A metro Atlanta wildlife facility is closed for the rest of the month after hundreds of birds were found dead of bird flu.Driving the news: The deceased wild black vultures were found at Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove on Aug. 13, the sanctuary said in a statement.State of play: The Georgia Department of Agriculture placed Noah's Ark under quarantine and ordered it to undergo a thorough disinfecting. Noah's …

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