Obamas get another rarified purebred dog, then try to assuage their guilt by making a donation to the local shelter.
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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
Lonely Planet names 10 snake watching sites, with Manitoba on top. Great list, but misses some possibilities like the Everglades, South of the Border or Pentecostal churches.
Keep reading What are the best places in the world to see snakes?
A Barnacle goose that somehow migrated from Greenland onto the wrong continent is beloved by Brooklyn birders, but shunned by Canada geese.
Keep reading Goose from Greenland has many Brooklyn fans, but Canada geese not among them
A rare Barnacle goose from Greeland is trying to blend in with a flock of plain Canada geese in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. As if he wasn’t on the wrong side of the Atlantic, much smaller and much fancier.
Keep reading Goose from Greenland hangs out in Brooklyn
Crows thrive on Cape Cod, especially in the winter, when thousands live on the Cape, then roost on Martha’s Vineyard. Bostonians can see roosts in Roxbury and Shopper’s World.
Keep reading Crows love Cape Cod
Artist Julian Charrière gave the despised pigeons of Venice’s St. Mark’s Square a flamboyant makeover in green, blue and red. Tourists went nuts for the pretty birds. What did the other birds think?
Keep reading Would you be nicer to pigeons if they were green?