Puffins, one of the oddest, most charming and hardest to see birds to see in the United States, but it’s getting easier because their numbers on Eastern Egg Rock, a southern Maine island hit a record 148 pairs in 2014. Warming water temperature threatened the efforts of Project Puffin to bring the cartoonish seabird back to its lost colonies.
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With Peter Capaldi–a proven choice for the smartest man in the universe–you come away impressed with Leonardo’s love of animals and maybe a little creeped out by his anger at humans.
Keep reading Peter Capaldi’s Leonardo da Vinci loves animals, mocks humans
One of New York City’s most famously dog-friendly bar, The Gate, in Park Slope says it will no longer allow them because it was busted under the city’s outdated health code.
Keep reading Dogs Can No Longer Walk into Famous Brooklyn Bar
Two peacocks walked and flew around Brooklyn’s Prospect Park and Botanic Garden after escaping from the zoo. The naughty birds had just been given free range of the zoo and took their freedom a little too far.
Keep reading Two peacocks escape zoo, wander through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park and Botanic Garden
Bill Gates’ popular chart on World’s Deadliest Animals tries to visualize shows mosquitoes as the most despicable creature on earth. But it makes hippos, wolves and sharks look worse than they are and lets off humans (the true villains) way too easy.
Keep reading Bill Gates’ Mosquito Chart Too Harsh on Wolves, Sharks, Hippos; Too Easy on Humans
Obamas get another rarified purebred dog, then try to assuage their guilt by making a donation to the local shelter.
Keep reading Obamas to Shelter Animals: Drop Dead
Spinner sharks launch themselves out of the water while feeding on schools of small fish. See them jump and spin among surfers.
Keep reading Go see sharks jump and spin off Palm Beach
One of the last places it was safe for families to feed ducks falls for the frenzy to eliminate Canada geese.
Keep reading Atlanta’s Duck Pond cracking down on Geese
Ol Pejeta Conservancy asks the public for $35k to buy a drone to protect what may be the world’s last four northern white rhinos from poachers.
Keep reading Rarest rhino species may be saved by crowdfunded drones
SeaWorld IPO documents show a company deep in debt and reveal some interesting stats about how they do business.
Keep reading SeaWorld selling stock: don’t mind the debt, trainer deaths, dolphin trade