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APHIS bolsters regulations against horse soring

AVMA News

In an effort to end horse soring at Tennessee Walking Horse shows, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced April 29 that it is strengthening Horse Protection Act (HPA) regulations.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of October 2020)

10,000 Birds

If your neck is sore from being on a swivel this weekend, may I suggest swiveling with your hips to get through the rest of the month? Any time of year that features skies filled with birds pretty much all day demands attention pretty much all day.

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Springtime in Bonn

10,000 Birds

This abundance by no means meant theat they are easy to see, and I got quite a sore neck from peering into the canopy. White Wagtail Common Starling I also managed to get views of the Firecrests, which as I mentioned at the start are quite common. Eurasian Blackcaps, while even more common, are also always a pleasure.

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Need help identifying an animal bite - please help!!

Reddit Animals

Then, not to be gross my nose started running like a faucet, my throat got sore, and I had a headache for the rest of the day. Nose running, sore throat and headache. The next morning, I woke up, and noticed two perfect fang marks on my leg. I went to urgent care and they suggested I get the rabies vaccine. Please help!!

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Birding: Special Lockdown Edition

10,000 Birds

Some sorely needed comic relief came via a Japanese Tit. If I remember correctly, I once read something by a British birder spotting a rare Olive-backed Pipit somewhere in the UK. He marveled at the exquisite beauty of the bird. Hard for me to understand, to be honest, but then the bird is very common here in winter.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of February 2014?

10,000 Birds

Fortunately, some fresh diversions beckon… I can afford to stay inside where it’s toasty and warm this weekend, because I have two editions of the Sibley Guide to compare and contrast (although the word contrast may be a sore point with the newer edition). How about you?

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New Year, New Birds

10,000 Birds

While all good birders were out making first submissions on eBird 2015 , I was nursing a sore head and struggled to make it out by mid-afternoon. In fact, 2015 dawned without me (I am ashamed to admit). But God loves a sinner it would appear.

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