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Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:08 am

Rare finless porpoises caught on camera:

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


Tiny bone in chimps' hearts discovered!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... QxNTMyMgS2


Dog finds two baby kestrels in the middle of the road - SPCA saves them:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/it-s-vir ... e1ekO.html


Gravel rooftops used as nesting grounds by seabirds!

https://www.abc-7.com/story/42253502/se ... ng-grounds


Disoriented young peregrine rescued:

https://westseattleblog.com/2020/06/wes ... nest-news/


A 'twofer' rescue!

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


Rescue cow and BFF take the sunshine (video - that cow LOVES that boy!)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... an-friend/


The mystery of the peacocks:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/the-m ... r-BB15I6jd


Dozens of blue whales off California coast!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dozen ... r-BB15HZFW
Pajarita
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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 » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:10 am

Look at these dogs playing with a meerkat!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/the-u ... i-BB15Iivd


Oops! My mistake...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-f ... i-BB15HY8D


The ninja kitten!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/ninja ... i-BB15HTtZ


Humane Society International rescues puppies before dog meat eating festival:

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


They threw her out like trash!

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/hom ... ess-trash/


Rescue of homeless mama pitbull with 8 puppies in rain storm (personal note: if you can spare $5, please send it to them, these people do such amazing work and they help so many animals!)

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


VICTORY! Vicious serial cat killer in jail!

https://www.idausa.org/campaign/communi ... to-prison/


Good riddance to Steve King who voted against animal protections every single time!

https://www.idausa.org/campaign/farmed- ... incarnate/


Hiding from a thunderstorm :D

https://www.aol.com/video/playlist/PL10 ... cf8e30c0a/


Tiger cub is BFF with dog:

https://www.aol.com/video/playlist/PL10 ... 9dddfe17e/


Bear Bubble Bath!

https://www.aol.com/video/playlist/PL10 ... d7a084f4c/


Coco Bull plays basketball:

https://www.aol.com/video/playlist/PL10 ... 9fc8422ec/
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Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Feel Good thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:59 am

New Jumping Spiders from Sri Lanka:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/the-w ... 3-77230706


Giant Tortoises go home after saving their species (video)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB15AZy3


95% accuracy for dogs detecting covid19!

https://www.zmescience.com/science/dog- ... -242789930


UK's barn owl population is growing!

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


California fills Trump Admin void in bird and wetland protection:

https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/en ... 229349001/


Maori to use stimulus money for Raukumara forest:

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


Surfer saves stranded dog (video):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB15Jow4


WEEEEEEEE -bears having fun in playground (video)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB15BIUG
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:06 am

Scotland bans seal hunting and shooting:

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


50 beautiful pictures from way above:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/50 ... Kz#image=1


Man removes McDonald cup from hedgehog head:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/ma ... i-BB15QLdr


Migratory birds prefer native berries:

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


Hawk moths, the underdog of the polinators:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/na ... kyNzQ3MwS2


Endangered Least Terns return to Wichita:
https://www.kansas.com/news/article243710482.html

And there are other terns nesting in Ireland beaches:
https://www.independent.ie/regionals/we ... 06940.html


Three flightless birds of power (but they forgot a fourth one, the South America Rhea, so I added a second link on them - we have them in my country of birth and we call them ñandús but the entire name is ñandú guazu -guazu means 'big' and ñandú means spider in guarani)

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/the ... power.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhea_(bird)


Severely wounded kitty's happy end story:

https://www.pasadenastarnews.com/2020/0 ... al-family/


The Tasmanian Devil:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/what- ... the-world/


Amur Leopard cubs at San Diego zoo:

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/06 ... bs-reopen/


Captive-bred regent honeyeaters released to help increase populations:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-23/ ... y/12384048


Woman jailed for four weeks for possession of endangered turtle eggs:

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/ ... urtle-eggs
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:54 am

Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:54 am

Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:32 pm

The penguin that changed my life (story)

https://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/eve ... ica-452783


Man saved baby condor that fell from nest, nursed and handraised him until he could fend for himself - condor comes back to say hello to man every time it sees him (video) This guy is from my country of birth and the video was taken back in 2017 at the back of his house.

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... aving-him/


The post says that the cat loves armpit odor but what the cat is doing is nuzzling the way a kitten would do a mother.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/cat-g ... i-BB15UkTG


Bloodhound finds missing boy in 15 minutes!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/this- ... r-BB15TumF


Lawsuit success! Huntsville donates 700 acres to pigmy sunfish conservation:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/hunts ... r-BB15TsjE


Wild dolphin says Hello to dogs on boat (video)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/frien ... 4c#image=1


Foster dog picks toy and does not let go of it for nothing! (adorable story)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/foste ... r-BB15TfM6


Feared extinct, endangered Australian smoky mouse spotted after fire!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... AwMzk5NgS2


Fish can 'migrate' via ingestion by birds (eggs survive!)

https://phys.org/news/2020-06-fish-migr ... birds.html


Zoologist in India saved birds from starvation:

https://www.hindustantimes.com/ht-schoo ... QjGQJ.html


Rescuers that end up being rescued by their rescue pets:

https://www.devonlive.com/special-featu ... rt-4257850


Biologists rescue 900 lb manatee injured by boat propeller

https://www.abc-7.com/story/42283573/le ... nd-manatee


Shelter pregnant dogs get photo shoot to help with adoptions:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lif ... r-BB15VJl9


Dog goes crazy with video game:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-g ... i-BB15XBSc
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 Jun 26, 2020 10:21 am

Duckling comes into home, father catches and releases him - and he runs real fast :lol:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/duckl ... i-BB15XkSM


Better way to prevent birds from crashing into power lines:

https://phys.org/news/2020-06-birds-power-lines.html


Treated injured elephant baby rejoins mother (video)

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/mom ... nited-mom/


Two links on mountain lions - First link is about 50% decrease in kills due to lockdown -
Second link is about one found hiding under a house:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/mount ... r-BB15YDPn

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/mount ... r-BB15Ynm4


Sled dog ancestors were from Siberia and were already pulling sleds almost 10,000 years ago!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science- ... E2ODU1NQS2


Maisy, a rare hybrid of green and hawksbill turtle, was released into the ocean and will participate in 'race' Tour de Turtles:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... E2ODU1NQS2


Ten reddest animals in the world (yes, there are birds -BEAUTIFUL!- but not parrots)

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/10- ... world.html


Hope for the critically endangered saiga with large number of calves:

https://phys.org/news/2020-06-mass-saig ... gered.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:43 am

Dragonfly larvae, bred in South Dakota lab, released into streamlet in Lockport Prairie Nature Reserve for continuation of the species:

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


Dog rescued by police from locked hot car in Florida:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsa ... -save-him/


Kittens only four hours old rescued:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/kit ... neutering/


Man offer $5,000 reward for safe return of his little dog:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dolla ... r-BB161JBR


Dog agility competition is on:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dog-l ... r-BB1612O6


Dog with accident at birth was abandoned by breeder (personal note: when I was at Waggin' Tails, we ended up with three 'defective' puppies that were abandoned by the same breeders that had caused the 'defects', none of them took any type of responsibility for the problems, they did not even take them to a vet):

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB1627HZ


Vote for the best photo of the month (I loved the coypu smile, the hovering in the garden and the bear mother breastfeeding the cubs):

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/vot ... june-2020/


Bird of prey nests on light post in stadium:

https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local ... 6811bf79c2


Teen 'bird nerd' raising thousands for Pelican Harbor seabird station

https://wsvn.com/news/local/weston-teen ... d-station/


Indonesia iconic animals (shame they don't protect them...)

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/ind ... t-see.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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 Jun 29, 2020 11:17 am

Meadow restoration will bring back birds:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 144904.htm


Two new endangered giraffes in the Honolulu zoo (video - first link) and new baby born in Florida (second link(:

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/06/2 ... -giraffes/

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-s ... r-BB164ljM


Interesting animal facts:

https://www.rd.com/list/animal-facts-mo ... creatures/


First dwarf Minke whale of the season spotted:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB165xkl


Miranda Lambert and hubby rescue kitten from highway:

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


Niagara Falls ice cream shop puts pix of adoptable pups in cups:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals ... i-BB165Ug6


Volunteer couple keeps an eye on birds in preserve:

https://journalgazette.net/news/local/v ... t-preserve


Two county non-profits in Colorado care for birds injured in storm:

https://www.dailycamera.com/2020/06/27/ ... windstorm/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
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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