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I want to pet a panda just once

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zoos have pandas (Washington DC zoo and Zoo Atlanta). Pandas are my favorite animal. Obviously they normally don’t let visitors close up to animals but it’s my dream to pet a panda just once. How do I convince them to let me pet my favorite animal? I wanna feel their fur. For safety issues, I’d prefer the panda to be in a cage.

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Can the Falcons Win the Super Bowl?

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The hours are ticking down to Super Bowl LI, a hotly anticipated contest between perennial contenders New England Patriots and the upstart, high-flying Atlanta Falcons. Will the Atlanta Falcons actually win the Super Bowl? Of course, the team who conquered the best of the NFC can win the Super Bowl. But will they?

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Red-tail Without a Cause

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I was scanning through a few photographs that I captured recently during a visit to Woodlands Garden near Atlanta and was shocked to find one of a young Red-tailed Hawk with a cigarette in its beak. Does anyone else see James Dean? I hadn’t expected to be boldly stared down by a smoking juvenile hawk.

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“This is a wild animal:" Woman awakes to serval, native to Africa, in her Atlanta bedroom

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Wildlife Rehabber Ranting – With Photos

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This one comes from Vonda Lee Morton, a wildlife rehabilitator who runs Laurens Wildlife Rescue outside Atlanta. Oh, do I love it when I can get somebody else to write my blog for me. She and I have never met in person, but thanks to the internet we’ve been through all kinds of wildlife emergencies together.

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What is the State Bird of Georgia?

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Brown Thrashers , large, rust-colored songbirds, were so popular in Georgia that they became the namesake of their NHL hockey team, the “Atlanta Thrashers!” ” It comes as no surprise then that the governor proclaimed the Brown Thrasher the state bird in 1953 , and the legislature followed suit in 1970.

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Predators Paid to Pester Problematic Pest Birds

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No, not those Falcons from Atlanta. If this Red-tailed Hawk was wearing a T-shirt, it might say, “I’d rather be hunting nuisance birds.” ” Garrulous gulls and stealing starlings, beware: the falcons are coming. (No, They’re pretty harmless this year.).