This bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) was marked with a satellite transmitter at Qinghai Lake, China, in an effort to understand the role that wild birds play in avian influenza. They were once featured on the show Dirty Jobs but the wildlife ... MSN Canada, 1 month ago
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Twelve-year-old Balpandi was cycling back home from school that rainy evening. A baby bird lying by the bus stop caught his attention. It was a painted stork, a wader bird that would grow up to be a long-legged beauty someday if it survived. The ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
TWO wild geese found dead at the Shanghai Zoo yesterday were not infected with bird flu, zoo officials said. One of the bar-headed geese, weighing 3 kilograms, died of intestinal inflammation and a smaller one, only 20 days old, died of hepatitis, ...Shanghai Daily, 2 weeks ago
By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 05/21/2013 04:14 PM EDT on LiveScience Humans spent centuries conspiring to fly, so it might be hard to imagine that any creature would give up the skill, and yet penguins waddle among us. A new study helps ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago Penguins Gave Up Flying To Take To The Seas Business Insider, 4 weeks ago Why Penguins Quit Flying Yahoo! News, 4 weeks ago
Murres, which resemble flying penguins, have the highest wing-loading of any bird, which results in exceptionally high flight costs and could explain why Antarctic penguins have evolved flightlessness. CREDIT: Image courtesy of Kyle H. Elliott ...LiveScience.com, 4 weeks ago Why penguins dumped flight for flippers New Scientist, 4 weeks ago
The march of the penguins seems to mock evolution. If Emperor penguins just got up and flew 40 miles, they could get to their mates in no time flat. Why would evolution abide a tedious waddle across the ice? It turns out theres method in the seeming ...Los Angeles Times, 4 weeks ago
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