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  1. From the parrot's beak: 12/7 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Examiner.com

    A group of lutino, or all gold, blue and gold macaws will be sent to a breeding facility in hopes of diversifying their gene line More on the recently deceased sheik who founded the Al Wabra conservation program: - Some good conservation news: INTERPOL 's Operation Cage bagged over 4000 people in 32 countries engaged in black market wildlife trade. The operation focused on birds but reptiles, mammals and insects were also seized - 8700 critters in all.

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  2. VIDEO: How to make an electricity-free radiant space heater that heats your home for pennies a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inhabitat

    ... together can be kept together in a storage bin for just such occasions. One thing to keep in mind: if you have pet birds, it's better to use soy or beeswax candles, as paraffin smoke can cause severe respiratory damage in birds. All pets and small ...

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  3. Birds 'Lost Their Teeth' Over 100 Million Years Ago, Scientists SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Switched

    Ever since a fossil of the ancient bird Archaeopteryx was discovered in 1861, scientists have known that avian ancestors once had teeth while birds today lack those pearly whites. But when birds "lost their teeth" has remained a mystery -- until now.

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  4. Here's How Birds Make Do Without External EarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Switched

    Birds have the incredible ability to hear different sounds even though they don't have outer ears like mammals do. In fact, birds can perceive whether the source of a sound is above them, below them, or at the same level.

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  5. Avian flu found at two more farms in Fraser ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Langley Advance

    ... a barn near an already quarantined poultry farm have been added to the list of infected properites. A total of 155,000 birds are on the infected eight properties. Culling of birds in infected farms started earlier this month. On Dec. 8, the Canadian ...

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  6. Fire departments trained and equipped to save petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Seward City News

    ... or cats. When fashioned into private oxygen tents, the masks have been successfully used to deliver oxygen to even pet birds and gerbils, Belovarac said. The oxygen kits also come with emergency reference cards, a training DVD, and bag to hold ...

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  7. From the parrot's beak: 12/7 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Examiner.com

    A group of lutino, or all gold, blue and gold macaws will be sent to a breeding facility in hopes of diversifying their gene line More on the recently deceased sheik who founded the Al Wabra conservation program: - Some good conservation news: INTERPOL 's Operation Cage bagged over 4000 people in 32 countries engaged in black market wildlife trade. The operation focused on birds but reptiles, mammals and insects were also seized - 8700 critters in all.

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  8. Advice for backyard poultry keepers to protect birds from avian flu, UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Medical News Today

    Following the recent case of avian flu discovered in The Netherlands, the British Veterinary Association , British Small Animal Veterinary Association and British Veterinary Poultry Association have issued advice to backyard poultry keepers and smallholders. BVA, BSAVA and BVPA emphasise that prevention is paramount for all keepers of poultry, whether they are large-scale commercial operations or individuals with one or two pet birds.

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  9. Short Hills Children's Author to Host Reading at Hartshorn Book FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Patch.com

    ... beloved Quarter Horse, Elwood, six dogs, Biscotti the bunny, Loro a forty-eight year-old Amazon Parrot, 25 small pet birds and a Koi pond. Working from her countryside home, Spiotta-DiMare often says, "There's certainly no lack of inspiration around ...

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  10. Animal birds show in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Nation

    A bird is displayed during the first pet bird show held in Amman. A bird breeder shows a cage displaying a bird during the first pet bird show held in Amman.

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  11. Ware Fire Department: Shoreline Drive basement fire sent woman to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | MassLive.com

    ... others to the fire and they safely escaped. It was reported at 69 Shoreline Drive shortly before 6:50 a.m. Three pet birds did not survive, Wloch said, adding that they may have died from smoke inhalation Wloch said there was some minor water damage ...

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  12. Bird flu outbreak: All the Latest InfoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Somerset County Gazette

    ... litter and manure. There are also restrictions on bird gatherings (fairs, shows, exhibitions) and the release of game birds. We are taking immediate and robust action and an investigation is underway to understand the origin of the disease and ...

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  13. Safer cookware optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WWLP

    ... Teflon, you're at risk for developing flu-like symptoms (Teflon Flu). These fumes are also linked to death of pet birds. Non-stick cookware was initially sold under the premise that using less oil to cook will help you lose weight, which is ironic ...

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  14. Verweys unruffled by dwellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Northern Daily Leader

    A HOUSE complete with pet birds didn't ruffle the feathers of the Verwey family when they bought their new home in Kingswood last year. GONE TO THE BIRDS: Karen Verwey and her family bought more than 40 birds when they purchased their Kingswood home last year.

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  15. Kashmiris pet birds to reduce stress levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Times of India

    People in Jammu and Kashmir took to a new hobby of keeping birds as pets to reduce stress levels, mainly caused due to insurgency and recent floods, which left a trail of destruction in the valley.

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  16. Brian J. Lowney: Halloween fun for kids, but scary for cats, dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pet owners about the use of candles at Halloween, as well as throughout the holidays and winter. He tells that pet birds should never be exposed to the smoke from scented candles, and that no luminary should be placed within reach of an animal to ...

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  17. Bangor man finds cockatiel in tree, seeks ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... rol office and got sent to a police dispatcher. Cockatiels originated in Australia and are one of the most popular pet birds in the U.S., according to the website cockatiels.com . They are 12-14 inches long and generally live between 16 and 25 years.

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  18. Brian J. Lowney: Halloween fun for kids, but scary for cats, dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pet owners about the use of candles at Halloween, as well as throughout the holidays and winter. He tells that pet birds should never be exposed to the smoke from scented candles, and that no luminary should be placed within reach of an animal to ...

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  19. Brian J. Lowney: Keep pet safety in mind this HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pet owners about the use of candles at Halloween, as well as throughout the holidays and winter. He says that pet birds should never be exposed to the smoke from scented candles, and that no luminary should be placed within reach of any animal. ...

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  20. Brian J. Lowney: Halloween fun for kids, but scary for cats, dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pet owners about the use of candles at Halloween, as well as throughout the holidays and winter. He tells that pet birds should never be exposed to the smoke from scented candles, and that no luminary should be placed within reach of an animal to ...

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