Sucks to be a Walrus Nowadays

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Global warming is screwing walruses over.and it could get worse as their ice disappears. Tags: climate global warming walrus arctic

Walrus in Trouble Too

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The summer issue had a good article about walruses. Tags: climate global warming walrus arctic I'm finally getting caught up on some reading and came across this article in the Defenders of Wildlife wildlife. I'm very proud of supporting Defenders because I think they do great work and they have a really good magazine too. Very depressing sometimes though. Surprisingly, they are overlooked in discussions of Arctic species threatened by global warming.

Penguin Palooza on Nat Geo WILD

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Narrated by Queen Latifah, Arctic Tale is the coming of age story of a walrus pup and polar bear cub as they fight for survival in the Arctic wilderness. Photo Credit: © Argus Collection. Penguin lovers rejoice! This weekend is Penguin Palooza on Nat Geo WILD! This weekend you will be able to enjoy shows about penguins almost all weekend long. Penguin Palooza starts at noon to 11pm ET/PT on Saturday November 12 and Sunday, November 13.

Calgary Zoo Feeling Economic Pressure

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Lanthier, a veterinarian and walrus researcher who took the helm in Calgary two years ago, says the cancellation of the polar bears exhibit might please some animal-rights extremists, but the reality is a blow to Canada's white bears. They had to cancel a big project that would have showcased polar bears and seals. But don't feel too bad for them. Dr. Clement Lanthier, Calgary Zoo president and CEO (is this a corporation??) sounds like a real jerk.

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Kings County Brewing Collective: Penguins in Space

10,000 Birds

In the course of our nearly weekly reviews here at Birds and Booze, we’ve come across an impressive variety in the depictions of birds on packages of beer, wine, cider, and spirits.

An April Weekend of New York City Birding

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Watching Desi experience the world is always a great way to cheer up, and seeing him go goggle-eyed over brightly colored fish, sea otter, and walrus was…wait, what’s that little yellow bird in the walrus enclosure? This spring has been rather lousy so far. Like, really lousy. Like, really cold, really wet, really windy, and almost completely lacking in days off work.

Disneynature Earth Q&A

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Are you supposed to shoot a walrus? Disneynature’s first film, Earth , which comes out on Earth Day (April 22,2009), follows three animal families across the globe. It’s a beautiful film by the same directors that brought us the Planet Earth series. I was lucky enough to get a chance to speak to the directors and ask a few questions. Here they are! Me: I’m from 4theloveofanimals.com. My question is, what was your favorite animal to film?