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A Morning at Punta Morales, Costa Rica

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With shorebirds on my mind, the other day, we opted for birding at Punta Morales. We reached the salt pans at Morales around six and were greeted by several White-fronted Parrots feeding on fruiting trees. After we had our fill of Morales birds, we started our drive back, making one stop at Puntarenas to check for seabirds.

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It’s never too early to plan for closing your practice

AVMA News

Closing a veterinary practice is a complex process regulated by state law and moral obligations that owners should familiarize themselves with sooner rather than later.

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Review: The Moral Lives of Animals by Dale Peterson

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With those caveats in mind, I took up Dale Peterson’s The Moral Lives of Animals with hope and not a little trepidation. After all, the behaviors we know as “morals&# do make it much easier to live in the groups we humans find ourselves in, and have been forced to adapt as the kinds of groups we live in change.

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Gull for a Godwit in Costa Rica

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A couple weeks ago, a few local birders were fortunate to participate in just such a conjunction when they saw a Hudsonian Godwit at the shorebird hotspot of Punta Morales. It meant that we could either just go back home or drive nearly two hours north to Punta Morales. We weighed our options.

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Bernard E. Rollin on the Moral Status of Animals

Animal Ethics

Philosophers have shown that the standard reasons offered to exclude animals from the moral circle, and to justify not assessing our treatment of them by the same moral categories and machinery we use for assessing the treatment of humans, do not meet the test of moral relevance. 41 in A Companion to Bioethics , 2d ed.,

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Pat’s 2020 Bird List, Mostly from Costa Rica

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Black-bellied Plover – Pluvialis squatarola; Punta Morales, 10-Jan. Wilson’s Plover – Charadrius wilsonia; Punta Morales, 10-Jan. Semipalmated Plover – Charadrius semipalmatus; Punta Morales, 10-Jan. Long-billed Curlew – Numenius americanus; Punta Morales, 10-Jan. Northern Jacana –Jacana spinosus; Curu, 4-Jan.

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is there anything morally wrong or problematic about the fahlo bracelets?

Reddit Animals

(animal cruelty, abuse, not eco friendly) sorry if this sounds stop i just really don’t want to harm the environment submitted by /u/WarmRequirement9326 [link] [comments]