Posts in: birds

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De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them

By | Posted March 22, 2017

PODCAST: New wind turbines are for the birds

PODCAST: New wind turbines are for the birds

Engineers place more powerful wind turbines further apart, but still can’t save the birds

By | Posted December 9, 2016

VIDEO: Saving Guam's Micronesian kingfishers from extinction

VIDEO: Saving Guam’s Micronesian kingfishers from extinction

Captive breeding programs have kept an endangered bird alive

By | Posted August 16, 2016

A wake-up call

A wake-up call

City birds in a new light

By | Posted May 9, 2016

Coming back from captivity

Coming back from captivity

An endangered bird is promised future habitat at home, but needs help sooner

By | Posted May 2, 2016

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Taxidermist Divya Anantharaman injects urban flair into a traditional art form

By | Posted February 20, 2016

Backstage at a plumed performance

Backstage at a plumed performance

How sexual selection turns birds of paradise into dancers

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Saving California condors

Saving California condors

How citizen scientists and biologists are working together to help the endangered birds

By | Posted January 17, 2016

VIDEO: Caring for NYC's injured avians

VIDEO: Caring for NYC’s injured avians

When our buildings harm migratory birds, the Wild Bird Fund is there to patch them up

By | Posted November 4, 2015

Pecking order for birdbrains

Pecking order for birdbrains

Monk parakeets, like humans, use complex thinking to understand where they stand in their group’s social order

By | Posted October 22, 2015

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