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"American Black Duck" "Anas rubripes"

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The Darling Duck Run

Looks like ducklings are taking a turn as man’s best friend. Watch this adorable baby duck follow his owner’s every move in this viral video that’s …

Duck, Owl Photos Show The Most Adorable Friendship Ever

The best friend bond is something that can last a lifetime, and for these two winged pals, it looks like they'll be buds for years to come.<p>Chop-suey, a baby white-crested runner duck, and Larch, a baby long-eared owl, met at the Kirkleatham Owl Center in northern England earlier this month. The two …

Mama Cat and Her Baby... Ducklings?

Clara the cat is raising a litter of kittens that for the most part look like totally normal kittens. However a few of them are ugly ducklings so to …

Mama Cat and Ducklings

(YouTube link)<p>Videographer Maura Cunningham gives us an update on the Irish cat named Clara who is raising a nest of ducklings along with her own …

Disabled Duck To Walk Again Thanks to 3-D Printing

This is Buttercup the duck. He's a dude though, not a chick. Although I guess all ducks were chicks at one time. "No, they were DUCKLINGS." Damn it …

Poverty in the United States

<b>by Jalees Rehman</b><p>The United States Census Bureau recently released the results from its 2012 survey of income, poverty and health insurance in the …

When Will Gene Therapy Come to the United States?

Though many gene therapies have been tested in patients around the world in hopes of curing hereditary diseases, few governments have approved their …

Video: 50 ducks invade pharmacy and leave with popcorn

It turns out popcorn isn’t just a tasty treat to be enjoyed in the cinema; it can also be used to lure ducks out of a shop.<p>That’s what an employee at …

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Baby Ducks On A Water Slide

Someone at the SC State Fair knows how to win the hearts of everyone on the Internet. These ducklings play nicely and wait their turn. I just wish …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Gregory McCann 22 June 2018<p>First came the damning reports from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA): one last year titled "Repeat …

Ducks Learn to Surf for Food

<b>There’s a new type of surfer on California‘s beaches: Mallard ducks are catching waves to get crabs, a new study says.</b><p>Rather than avoiding water that washes up the beach like other foraging shorebirds, the mallards allow themselves to be lifted by the water and deposited down the beach. (Also see …

US government assessment of BP oil spill 'will not account for damage'

The US government cannot hope to arrive at a full accounting of the environmental destruction caused by the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico using its current methods, an expert panel has said.<p>A report from the National Research Council said the US government's efforts to put a price on damage …

US serial killer Richard Ramirez dies in hospital

Richard Ramirez, the US serial killer known as the Night Stalker, who left satanic signs at murder scenes and mutilated victims' bodies during a reign of terror in the 1980s, has died in hospital.<p>Ramirez, 53, had been taken from San Quentin's death row to hospital, where authorities said he died of …

Bradley Manning and us: a soldier for truth on trial

America loves its soldiers. They are heroes. They risk everything to protect our freedom. If they are killed, they have made the ultimate sacrifice.<p>In early 2010, when a soldier named Bradley Manning handed hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and Army reports over to WikiLeaks, he also …

Top 10 books for Black History month

The US civil rights movement is a perennially popular topic that has spawned a massive body of literature.<p>What interests me about its history is how it engages with questions of race relations that are at the heart of US history: how a nation that became the world's model for democracy was born in …