Month: March 2021

Endangered California bird to be reintroduced to skies for first time in nearly 100 years

The majestic California condor is set to soar through Pacific Northwest skies for the first time in nearly a century.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and Yurok Tribe announced this week a final rule that will help facilitate the formation of a new release facility for the condors’ reintroduction to Yurork Ancestral Territory and Redwood National Park.


The facility, to be operated by the Northern California Condor Restoration Program, is in the northern portion of the species’ historic range.

Although California condors remain endangered

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Pets of the Week for March 30, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Looking for a new pet? Check out Nashville’s News 2’s “Pets of the Week” segment every Tuesday on Good Morning Nashville.

Holt – 7 month old neutered dog

Hello! My name is HOLT! Here are some wonderful fun facts about me: I am one of the snuggliest boys ever – snuggling is my favorite! I am one of the smartest boys ever – I know sit and am potty trained and I’m only 7 months old! I love playing with my tennis ball toys and I’ll even chase it around without anyone throwing it for me.

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As Pandemic Impacts Pets’ Well-Being, Insurance Can Help Address Concerns

Sa El is the Co-Founder of Simply Insurance and specializes in Life & Health Insurance, and he is certified in Long Term Care Insurance.

With 67% of American households owning at least one pet, it’s easy to understand the love and attachment we have to our furry friends. People often refer to their pets as their “fur babies” and use the expression “pets are people, too.” Well, we are learning that when it comes to the pandemic’s effect on mental health, pets are more like people than we may have thought.

The Covid-19 crisis has brought some heartening news

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Utah Jazz plane hits flock of birds, forced to make emergency landing en route to Grizzlies game

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On Tuesday, a plane bringing the Utah Jazz to an away game was forced to make an emergency landing due to a bird strike. As the Delta Boeing 757 was taking off from Salt Lake City International Airport it hit a bird and the left engine was shut down, grounding the plane and the passengers on the flight, who happened to be an NBA team

There have not been any injuries reported and the emergency landing was done so safely, according to reports. A Delta spokesperson told FOX 13 it was flight 8944 involved in the bird

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Police investigating Region animal breeding facility | Gary News

At the time, the owner said that due to one employee leaving, there was only the owner plus another employee to clean and maintain the facility, the report stated. The inspector ordered that there must be a sufficient number of employees to maintain appropriate standards.

In addition, the wire enclosures for the rabbits were found to be rusted and in disrepair, with 10% of them having breaks in the cage floors due to excessive rust.

An inspection from Aug. 14, 2018, likewise noted that 20% of the guinea pigs had poor, thin coats and that staff should consult an attending

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Can your pets make you sick?

They can help reduce our blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and manage feelings of loneliness and depression. We’re talking about our pets!

But along with those benefits, they can sometimes carry harmful germs that can make us sick even when the pet appears to be just fine. Consumer Reports has some tips to help you and your furry family stay healthy.

Memberships to the American Poultry Association rose in 2020, as cooped in Americans started backyard flocks. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those new flocks came with an explosion of salmonella outbreaks — not from

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