Animals

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Pink pigeon allegedly dyed for gender reveal party has died, US officials say
Charity says death of bird named Flamingo in Manhattan likely ‘caused by inhaling the toxins’ from pink dye

Adam Gabbatt in New York

07, Feb, 2023 @3:37 PM

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Farming, pharmaceutical and health pollution fuelling rise in superbugs, UN warns
Sewage, poor sanitation and a lack of regulation give rise to antimicrobial resistance and threaten global health, report says

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

07, Feb, 2023 @2:30 PM

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Hunters shoot dead 54 wolves in Sweden’s largest ever cull
Scientists warn that wolf numbers not large enough to sustain healthy population

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @11:48 AM

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‘Torture in a tin’: Miriam Margolyes and others urge ban on foie gras imports
Exclusive: Celebrities sign letter to Sunak after reports that proposed restriction on delicacy may be dropped

Haroon Siddique Legal correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @11:01 AM

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Florida still world’s shark bite capital – but attacks on humans lowest in decade
Across the world there were 57 unprovoked shark bites in 2022, most of which occurred in the US and Australia

Richard Luscombe

07, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: Never have I seen a sparrowhawk so long or so well | Mark Cocker
Holt, Norfolk: After 50 years of glimpses, I thought I knew how they looked. Then one arrived at a friend’s bird table

Mark Cocker

07, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Tropical Queensland’s spotted-tail quoll facing extinction
Rapid decline stumps researchers, who theorise traffic collisions, climate crisis, cane toads and inbreeding could play a role

Donna Lu Science writer

07, Feb, 2023 @3:00 AM

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Flaco the owl flees New York Central Park zoo after enclosure vandalized
Eurasian eagle owl spotted in midtown since escape as zoo staff try to lure Flaco back by leaving food out for him

Erum Salam

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Stricken by smog: the miraculous, Oscar-tipped film about Delhi’s bird hospital
Years in the making and boasting astonishing footage, All That Breathes tells the extraordinary story of the bodybuilding brothers getting pollution-choked birds flying again. We meet its director

Patrick Barkham

06, Feb, 2023 @5:01 PM

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Garden pesticides are contributing to British songbird decline, study finds
Scientists urge people to stop ‘spraying gardens with poison’ and adopt wildlife-friendly practices

Helena Horton Environment reporter

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The octopus sex scandal that rocked the Antarctic | First Dog on the Moon
Why should we care and what business is it of ours anyway?

First Dog on the Moon

06, Feb, 2023 @5:46 AM

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Will the egg shortage spell the end for brunch? For the sake of the chickens, I hope so | Emma Beddington
The reality of intensive egg production is grim, with hens subject to all manner of inhumane conditions. We must face up to the unacceptable costs of our current food choices, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

05, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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