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August 27, 2013

 

black cat close up with green eyes

Killer Cats: Cats Kill Up To 3.7 Billion Birds Each Year

As a cat owner and cat lover I can't help but be a little defensive. And I wonder: don't other pets kills wild animals, too?

November 30, 2006

 

a cat leaps up to  trap a bird

Where Have All the Dead Birds Gone?

Besides after hearing a thud on your newly cleaned window, have you ever found a dead bird in your lawn? Why is it so unusual?

September 15, 2005

 

Don’t Touch That Fawn

We’ve all had a moment in our childhood when we came across an abandoned baby animal, and felt the need to care for the little creature. However, before you denigrate other species’ parenting, let alone actively interfere with it, you should know that it’s rarely the case that the baby animals you run across have actually been abandoned. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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