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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:09 am

Seven less known cats of Africa:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/the ... title_1120


Spider with Koker 'makeup' named after Joaquin Phoenix:

https://www.livescience.com/joker-spide ... MsdtXYzAAu


'Quiet' seas help orcas:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... Q5Mjg2NQS2


300 lb marsupial once roamed Australia:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... Q5Mjg2NQS2


Dog wants to take tree home (video - personal note: when I was a young girl, I had an English Cocker Spaniel that was always carrying entire branches and HUGE palm leaves home and, like the dog on the video, always found the perfect center of balance so no end dragged on the ground)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-w ... i-BB16cw57


American Kennel Club adds a new breed:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ameri ... r-BB16cqgm


Family saves bear swimming with head stuck in plastic bucket:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/wisco ... r-BB16bjHf


New way of counting lions will help conservation:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/the ... title_1120


Drayton Manor zoo has baby boom:

https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/m ... m-18519234


Ancient Japanese birds looked like monster penguins:

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2020/0 ... 593456763/
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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:57 am

Barn owlets exchange food for preening:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/bar ... id=1643469


This is cute but it is not cute - male ekkie masturbates on visitor's shoulders (this is, obviously, a bird that is imprinted to people and overly hormonal)

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/amo ... 06928.html


Rhino taking a mud bath (rolling like a dog :D :

https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/202 ... -bath.html


Columbus zoo new babies:

https://www.dispatch.com/article/202006 ... /200639897


Hawksbill turtle glides over coral (video - beautiful! Looks like she is looking for food)

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/bea ... 05264.html


Most endangered sea turtle in the world comes to live at Cook Museum:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/co ... r-BB167JwH


Dog overjoyed when reunited with its human mom after two years:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-i ... li=BBnb7Kz


Security guard shields dog from rain while getting soaked himself (lovely story):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pet ... li=BBnb7Kz


Investigation prompted by pigs loose in traffic:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/lost- ... li=BBnbfcL


Monkeying around:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB16fvqS


A vibrating bed? (cats are SOOOO weird!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-c ... i-BB16fdFF


What flying snakes really do!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/resea ... i-BB16fHId


Ninja lizard cheats death (but look at how the car doesn't even slow down for it)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ninja ... i-BB16fFpb


This is MY table!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/evil- ... i-BB16fo2r


Epic ram fight!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cycli ... i-BB16fo2q
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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:02 am

Remember the 'lego' turtle? Well, he is fine now and was released to its natural habitat:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/famou ... r-BB16dMVt


Florida bill to protect domestic violence victims AND their pets has passed!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/flori ... r-BB16dpEY


Honey bees 'bounce back' showing a 22.2% reduction rate instead of the devastating 37.7% of last year:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-new ... r-BB15TEZH


Pangolins return to region where they had become extinct!

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/its ... title_1120


Pet rooster runs to school bus every day to welcome his human (you gotta watch this video!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... chool-bus/


150 bird names (and the picture of a male ekkie in bad plumage and a plucked macaw :( )

https://parade.com/1056227/marynliles/best-bird-names/


The fastest birds in the world:

https://www.treehugger.com/fastest-birds-5070090


Big dog and teeny tiny birds:

https://twitter.com/Thund3rB0lt/status/ ... 7841882120


Stray dog who wore collar from family who abandoned him is rescued:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/str ... ets-saved/


A 'true' feral cat (mean, mean, mean :lol: )

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-h ... i-BB16hTUc


Pet therapy for seniors in Southern California:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/pet-t ... r-BB16h3zI


Stray cat finally accepts family:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pet ... r-BB16gm4p


Success! Habitat designated for elfin-woods warbler:

https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/ ... id=1643469


Saving flatwood salamanders:

https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/spe ... id=1643469
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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:17 am

Blind wild raccoon gets help from friends (wonderful if a bit bittersweet story)

https://bukisa.com/articles/1063973_bli ... jgWtCC9mE4


Spotted Hyenas on candid camera!

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/what- ... 10dbb013cd


Wild animals 'hot tub' :D

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/tiger ... 10dbb013cd


Endangered wedge-tail eagles 'love' story:

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australi ... r-BB16bfQF


Animal Services takes in dog after owner dies from what they think was covid19:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/river ... r-BB16jfJh


Maasai farmer: "My land is owned by lions now"

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/my- ... title_1120


Philippine butterfly 'rediscovered':

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/this- ... 10dbb013cd


Campaign success! Sephora will no longer sell animal hair eyelashes!

https://www.idausa.org/campaign/wild-an ... eyelashes/


A wild ass makes history!

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/anima ... 10dbb013cd
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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:37 am

Penguin is official greeter at Chicago Aquarium as it opens:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/c ... r-BB16kHk5


California to add extra layer of protection to sea turtles:

https://www.marinij.com/2020/07/03/olem ... te-review/


Momma elephant helps baby over high obstacle:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/eleph ... i-BB16nYsx


Success! Dutch will close mink farms!

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/pet ... title_1120


For Northern Cardinals, the redder, the better!

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/for ... title_1120


Lost senior pig finds home with vegan couple:

https://www.idsnews.com/article/2020/07 ... ton-couple
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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:09 am

Robot dolphins could replace real ones in shows:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... tractions/


Watch cows react just like dogs to a 'disappearing' act:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/cow ... uff-trick/


A squirrel and a slide:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/squir ... i-BB16qy3n


Woman finds one of her cats months after devastating fire:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/month ... r-BB16oRjY



Covid19 separated them from their pets so they charter a plane to bring them home!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/covid ... r-BB16qJuJ


Endangered gorilla in New Orleans zoo pregnant:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/endan ... r-BB16psfR


Elephant in Tennessee is now third oldest in North America:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/an-el ... r-BB16puat


In or out?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bossy ... i-BB16oRpP


Go back to lockdown - this is OUR beach now!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/hundr ... i-BB16oEYR


4th of July hero - dog alerts to fire next door:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-new ... r-BB16onzx


Family has pet sheep:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/famil ... i-BB16nV5D


Qatar puts water for the birds in parks:

https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/0 ... city-parks


Mexican wolf pups playing:

https://missoulian.com/news/national/en ... f7f2d.html


What is a dhole? Learn about them:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/what- ... u-to-asia/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhole
https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/dhole


Indian fisherman catches dolphin by mistake, carries it to safety:

https://fox6now.com/2020/07/06/fisherma ... to-safety/


Raptors find new homes in man-made platforms:

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ ... story.html


Orange County, Ca proposes enforcement in 'unofficial dog beach' to protect birds:

https://www.ocregister.com/2020/07/06/c ... d-species/


Increase in endangered butterflies found in Irish bogs:

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environ ... -1.4297523


Lawsuit success: two map turtles closer to protections:

https://biologicaldiversity.org/w/news/ ... 020-07-06/


Tequila bat survival boosted by DNA study:

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/te ... r-BB16ouBk


Agreement reached to protect dwindling shark species

https://www.civilbeat.org/beat/agreemen ... k-species/
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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:31 am

21 endangered species found in Vietnamese national park!

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/endan ... 26260.html


They bred her, took her babies and abandoned her - but then this happened:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dog ... -from-her/


Endangered California Condors seen in Sequoia Park for first time in 50 years:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/tripid ... r-BB16vgCS


Dog and goose bond but that goose is rough on that very patient dog!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-a ... i-BB16tzyp


Am I swimming already?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/doggy ... i-BB16tp5W


Golden retriever sets record for old age - she turned 20 (goldies don't usually last long and most of them die from cancer):

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... U0MjE0MwS2


Onon Cuckoo's EPIC migration: 26,000 km (17,155.5 miles)

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/clo ... title_1120


Hummingbirds can do math - sort of:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/peoplea ... i-BB16uKq7


A few about cats which are so wonderfully weird!
Cause that's the way I like it:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/strok ... i-BB16uzyj

And this is where I like it:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-l ... i-BB16u2U7

The hair stylist:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-l ... i-BB16rt0U

And 30 funny cat videos:
https://bestlifeonline.com/cat-videos/


Congress bill includes new animal protections (now let's see if it passes)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -measures/


Rescued fox thinks she is a dog (this is ADORABLE!!!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... hes-a-dog/


Success! Grizzlies are back on the endangered species list!!!

https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/07/09 ... s-enemies/


California beach closed to protect nesting birds:

https://www.courthousenews.com/coastal- ... ing-birds/


Madagascar rescues 144 endangered tortoises:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/after ... tortoises/


Nigerian endangered gorillas photographed with babies!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ad ... r-BB16uVwE
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:41 am

Audubon photo contest winners (BEAUTIFUL!!!!!)

https://www.audubon.org/magazine/summer ... ds-winners


Creative solution for bird/car accidents that do not harm birds!

https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/ ... 6c4d8878d9


Penguins relationships are complicated:

https://nerdist.com/article/penguin-rel ... art-japan/


Threatened frog species from breeding program released in forest:

https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/envir ... 18222.html


Endangered Gangetic dolphin project at national scale:

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/en ... r-BB16v41B


Sta Barbara zoo welcomes Kasha, male Amur leopard, to meet potential mate, Ajax:

https://keyt.com/news/2020/07/08/santa- ... -survival/


World leader in shipping industry commits to reinforcing rules for shipping endangered species:

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/th ... rocedures/


Baby red-crowned crane at Cincinnati zoo (so cute!):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/baby- ... r-BB16udVO


8 ft fence? No problem!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/other/c ... i-BB16xHzK


Hey! Thieving pelicans, these are mine!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/furio ... i-BB16xtpI


I'm ignoring you!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/anxio ... i-BB16xxiE


Picking a fight... with a tree!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bison ... i-BB16xmFC


Ants create 'live raft' so as not to drown in downpour (how smart is that?! Now if only people were that willing of cooperation...)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ants- ... i-BB16x2Hw


Hide me - hide me! (adorable!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-l ... i-BB16x7Th


Fawn and dog love each other (they KISS!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/bulld ... i-BB16xbD2


Whale sings as it breaches! (WONDERFUL VIDEO!)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB1672FF


NJPD officer rescues dog stuck in mud in pond:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/new-j ... r-BB16xSj9
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:28 am

Lost duck family is rescued after causing traffic problems in Huntsville:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB16y7PH


Silver lining: Adelie penguins could thrive with climate change:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/ade ... title_1120


Mission to save the rare Philippine Eagle continues:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/pande ... 10dbb013cd


Video 'amateur' documentary of a man who rescues and raises two baby robins that fell from their nest (wonderful - wonderful - wonderful man!):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... est-video/


Kind truckers rescue baby elephant found lost and dehydrated (video of baby drinking water from a bottle - more WONDERFUL men!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/tru ... g-amazing/


Dog with deformed face from wire muzzle is rescued:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/dog ... zle-saved/


Golden retriever goes nuts after getting in kiddie pool (video):

https://www.msn.com/en-xl/video/other/p ... i-BB169nG1


Old dog left tied outside kennel because he had not learned to be good (nuff said!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -returned/


Calf RUNS to mama after being separated 3 days (so sweet!):

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/bab ... t-his-mom/


One-eyed poodle rescued:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/one ... s-rescued/


Dolphins return to Lisbon river!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/do ... i-BB16AmDj


Lions cubs born in Rome zoo come out:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/rome- ... r-BB16A5Uo


Homeowner rescues baby fawn tangled in net:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/baby- ... i-BB16ApS8


Dog does bizarre thing with water!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/what- ... i-BB16zWXt


Snake rings bell scaring homeowners:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/sn ... i-BB16A8GP


Lone Beluga off San Diego coast - scientists don't know why:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/belug ... r-BB16AHms


Indonesian vet who devoted his life to Sumatran rhinos:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/mar ... title_1120


After violent trauma, birds are his saving grace:

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/violent-traum ... 00876.html


Long Beach to build Pur Manor for 'unadoptable' cats (I have a few of those :roll: )

https://lbpost.com/news/hi-lo/pets/loca ... table-cats


Rare turtle recovers after swallowing fish hook:

https://www.wtsp.com/article/life/anima ... 733483c640
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17152
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:27 am

Costa Rica's most beautiful birds (personal note: traveling is very hard for me because of the animals but, if there is one thing I want to do before I die, is go to Costa Rica on an ecotour):

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/cos ... birds.html


Policeman saves trapped fawn:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB16FBrH


BFFs (LOVED IT!:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/massi ... i-BB16FB8Z


Yoda 'fights' the dark... cat :lol:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/have- ... i-BB16E1B6


Meet the 'Bark Ranger':

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/meet- ... i-BB16DABc


Stylish dog in car:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/other/s ... i-BB16DriS


BEAUTIFUL bird paintings:

https://mymodernmet.com/rachel-altschul ... paintings/
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

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