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Stolen penguin back safe in Australia Sea Worldupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 10:26:00

A trio of men faces charges after allegedly stealing a penguin from Sea World on the Gold Coast of Australia's Queensland and then bragging about it online.

Emperor penguin that lost its way is released back into native watersupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 17:15:00

An emperor penguin that lost its way from Antarctica more than two months ago was released back into his native Southern Ocean waters Sunday.

Authorities probe how 5 pelicans ended up partially covered in oilupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 03:34:00

The U.S. Coast Guard and several California state agencies are investigating how five Brown Pelicans turned up partially covered in oil near Santa Barbara this week.

History of the hot pink flamingoupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 10:27:00

With the season of backyard barbecues upon us, we thought you could use a history lesson on everyone's favorite lawn ornament. From the plastic bird's birth to its modern perch atop the pyramid of campy Americana, here's the quick-and-dirty on the hot pink queen of kitsch.

Lost emperor penguin found full of sand in New Zealand recoveringupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

An emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from Antarctica with a bellyful of sand is recovering after an endoscopy Monday, a New Zealand zoo official said.

'Happy Feet' recovering from surgeryupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

The emperor penguin that made its way to New Zealand survived a surgery to remove twigs, stones and sand from its belly.

New Zealand zoo: Lost penguin with stomach full of sand might recoverupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 08:44:00

A young emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from its home might survive ingesting a bellyful of sand, New Zealand zoo officials said.

Review: 'Mr. Popper's Penguins'updated: Thu Jun 16 2011 17:44:00

No comedian of the past two decades has stretched himself -- and I don't just mean his face -- as much as Jim Carrey. Yet recently, it feels as if the karmic entertainment forces have been stretching him back to earlier days.

Once nearly extinct, the California condor nears new milestonesupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 23:44:00

Almost 25 years after the California condor went extinct in the wild and dwindled to just 27 birds in captivity, North America's largest flying bird is on the verge of a watershed moment: Its total population is projected to hit 400 this spring, including 200 birds thriving in the wild.

Penguin rescue operation under way after south Atlantic oil spillupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 18:30:00

On an island chain located halfway between Africa and Argentina, local authorities say a massive penguin rescue operation is under way.

Huge penguin rescue operation under wayupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 18:30:00

Rescuers try saving tens of thousands of Northern Rockhopper penguins after an oil spill in the south Atlantic.

(HFR for Earth Day) Midway's Albatrosses survive the tsunamiupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:55:00

The famed albatrosses of Midway Atoll took a beating from the tsunami, but their population will survive, say biologists on the islands.

Tuchman: Tsunami debris impenetrableupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 11:21:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman describes the scene in Kesennuma, Japan, more than a week after the quake and tsunami.

Tsunami washes away feathered victims west of Hawaiiupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 11:21:00

The massive waves that churned across the Pacific after the Japan earthquake last week swept away nests protecting seabird chicks unable to fly, leaving scores dead west of Hawaii.

People.com: Harry Potter Blamed for India's Owl Crisisupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 18:28:00

The popular fantasy series has inspired families to keep the birds as pets, say animal-rights groups

Olympic sailors get help from a feathered friendupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 09:17:00

He's feathered, fast and the newest recruit to Great Britain's Olympic sailing team.

New benchmark for endangered condorupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 03:00:00

Biologists in California are celebrating a benchmark in the recovery of an iconic North American bird.

Dropping guard too quickly in the Gulf?updated: Wed Jul 28 2010 09:35:00

With oil levels seemingly low in the Gulf, will oil cleanup resources be pulled out prematurely?

Oil catastrophe wasn't just an accidentupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 09:35:00

The blowout is stopped. The oil disaster that began with an explosion 100 days ago has not ended by any means. But we seem to be seeing a murky ending to the beginning of the crisis.

Penguins stranded on Rio beachupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 11:20:00

Brazilian authorities are rescuing stranded penguins on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Hundreds of penguins wash up on Brazilian coastupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 11:20:00

Biologists suspect that unusually cold waters off the coast of Brazil were responsible for the deaths of more than 550 penguins that washed up on shore in the past 10 days.

400 geese euthanized to reduce number near New York airportsupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 22:14:00

Four hundred Canada geese from Brooklyn's Prospect Park were herded into crates and euthanized last week in an effort to reduce their number near New York's airports, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Louisiana cleanup crews trampled pelican nests, official saysupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 09:55:00

Crews cleaning up the oil in one Louisiana parish have trampled the nests and eggs of birds including the brown pelican, which came off the endangered species list last year, the head of the parish said Wednesday.

Brown pelican long a symbol of survivalupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 08:03:00

Long before the brown pelican came to symbolize the tragedy of the Gulf oil spill, the giant bird stood for something much greater: survival against all odds.

Inside Abu Dhabi's state-of-the-art falcon hospitalupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 06:00:00

There's a state-of-the-art hospital in Abu Dhabi where pampered patients stay in air-conditioned rooms and are fed a daily diet of quail -- and occasionally, mice.

Gulf birds drenched in oilupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 07:21:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on how birds and other sea life drenched in oil are being cared for.

We are all Gulf victims nowupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 07:21:00

In some ways, a catastrophe of this magnitude could not have happened in a worse place. Or at a worse time of year.

Madagascan bird declared extinctupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 12:17:00

The Alaotra Grebe, a small diving bird native to Madagascar has been officially classified extinct, according to a leading bird conservation organization.

CNNMoney: Oil spill: How much is a pelican worth?updated: Fri May 21 2010 15:06:00

Just how much is a dead pelican worth? BP is about to find out.

Gulf Coast birds in dangerupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 17:46:00

Humans have always looked to birds for joy, inspiration and comfort, but if we look toward the birds of the Gulf Coast today, we feel no comfort, only a deep and growing unease.

Oil slick's impact on animalsupdated: Fri Apr 30 2010 17:46:00

CNN's Ali Velshi speaks to Zoo Atlanta's Sam Rivera about what happens to birds during and after an oil slick.

Exxon Mobil to pay $600,000 for deaths of 85 protected birdsupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 15:48:00

Oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp. has pleaded guilty and will pay $600,000 in fines for the deaths of 85 protected migratory birds in the company's wastewater ponds in five states.

When to wake up?updated: Thu Jul 09 2009 11:54:00

Research shows the benefits of being a night owl vs. a morning person.

Bird strike that downed plane was by migratory speciesupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 19:22:00

You can blame it on out-of-towners.

Scientists track penguin poop from spaceupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 07:44:00

Call it a case of high tech meeting low tech, really the lowest of tech.

Venezuela to give island to New Jerseyupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 14:59:00

Venezuela will give a 300-acre island in the Delaware River to the state of New Jersey, the governor's office announced.

Ninety years of birdwatchers' notes going onlineupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 11:03:00

More than 100 years ago, J.A. Loring had his eyes on the California sky and his hand on a pen.

Many bird populations in trouble, report saysupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 18:30:00

Bird populations native to several areas of the globe are in decline, with some teetering on the brink of extinction, according to a multi-agency report, the first of its kind, released Thursday.

Biologist: Birds competing for airspace with planesupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 20:46:00

The problem of planes hitting birds comes down to a key fact: "We're competing for airspace," says Richard Dolbeer, a biologist who spent 20 years studying the problem at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Time.com: Penguins Ride Air Force Jet to South Atlanticupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 11:30:00

More than 370 penguins that mysteriously washed up on Brazil's equatorial beaches were flown south on a huge air force cargo plane and released closer to the frigid waters they call home

Still searching for bodiesupdated: Sat Oct 04 2008 12:22:00

The search for victims of Hurricane Ike continues in Texas. KHOU's Kevin Reece reports.

Time.com: Beaches Once Thick with Birds Quiet Thanks to Ikeupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 17:00:00

One of North America's renowned bird migration and bird watching areas is strangely silent. Blame Hurricane Ike

Mountain lion in family's homeupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 10:29:00

A mountain lion entered a family's home and killed their dog right beside their bed. KUSA reports.

Time.com: Baby Penguins Showing Up Dead in Brazilupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 21:00:00

Hundreds of baby penguins swept from the icy shores of Antarctica and Patagonia are washing up dead on Rio de Janeiro's tropical beaches, rescuers and penguin experts said Friday

IUCN Red List for birds 2008updated: Mon Jul 14 2008 08:53:00

In May 2008, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) published its Red List for birds.The latest research shows that one in eight bird species are at risk of extinction. Climate change, the report says, is firmly established as an accelerant to many of the factors contributing to loss in the number of species.

Time.com: Ailing Penguins Signal Sea Problemsupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 10:00:00

The dwindling march of the penguins is signaling that the world's oceans are in trouble, scientists now say

Wyoming wealth vs. wildlifeupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 10:25:00

Is the natural gas boom in Wyoming helping the economy at the expense of wildlife? CNN.com's Ashley Fantz reports

Energy, wealth and wildlife: Wyoming looks for harmonyupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 10:25:00

Call it modern horse-trading. Balancing the nation's energy needs with its interests in protecting wildlife and habitats.

Pilot charged in San Francisco Bay Bridge spillupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 22:06:00

The pilot of the oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco Bay Bridge, causing a major oil spill last year, has been charged in federal court with criminal negligence in the accident.

Time.com: Is it Getting Too Warm for Penguins? updated: Tue Feb 12 2008 14:00:00

A new study finds that rising temperatures are in danger of wiping out the king penguins of Antarctica

Time.com: Pigeons Led To Bridge Collapse?updated: Wed Aug 22 2007 17:20:00

Pounded and strained by heavy traffic and weakened by missing bolts and cracking steel, the failed Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River also faced a less obvious enemy: pigeons

Eagles under new threatupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 03:05:00

Eagles under new threat

Bald eagle soars off endangered listupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 03:05:00

The bald eagle, America's national symbol, is flying high after spending three decades in recovery. On Thursday, the government took the eagle off the Endangered Species Act's "threatened" list.

Happy big beak: Giant penguins dwarfed modern versions updated: Sat Jun 30 2007 00:49:00

Picture this: A giant penguin with a long, peculiar beak, lounging in the warm sun.

Audubon: Common backyard birds becoming less commonupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 16:05:00

Some of the most common birds seen and heard in American back yards are becoming a less frequent sight and sound in much of the United States, according to a study released by the National Audubon Society.

Bald eagle soaring 'success,' but at what cost?updated: Thu Jun 07 2007 09:37:00

The bald eagle is officially about to become a "conservation success story" for the U.S. government, which has worked for more than three decades to help the national symbol recover from habitat destruction, illegal shooting and contamination of its food source.

FSB: Hunting with Falconsupdated: Thu May 17 2007 17:48:00

A West Coast school teaches the ancient art of handling birds of prey.

Falcon eggs relocated from precarious perchupdated: Sat Mar 31 2007 08:22:00

A peregrine falcon shrieked from above as scientists snatched three eggs from a precarious nest under a bridge, to save the chicks from a possible deadly fall or car collision when they hatch.

An insider's guide to penguinsupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 05:36:00

They're cute, furry and flightless, but they've been accused of being behind "far left propaganda," and knocking the world's deadliest spy his box office perch. Here we explain the penguin phenomenon taking the world by storm.

Four favorite getawaysupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 12:49:00

On your next mini-vacation, head for one of the Coastal Living staff's favorite destinations. These spots have etched a special place in our hearts and we'd like to share them with you.

FSB: A flighty hobby? Pay $9,000 to watch birdsupdated: Fri Aug 18 2006 10:39:00

Like Force Recon Marines scouting an enemy field, 11 over-the-hill birders and two tour guides jump from a pair of vans, toting binoculars and $2,000 Swarovski scopes. They rush to the top of a fre...

Shuttle team shoos away vulturesupdated: Fri Jun 30 2006 09:22:00

Vultures and space shuttles do not fly together well.

Deadly bird flu confirmed in UKupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 10:15:00

British authorities have begun deploying emergency measures to control the spread of bird flu after the country's first case of the deadly H5N1 virus was confirmed in a dead swan found in a Scottish village.

U.S. expands bird flu screeningupdated: Mon Mar 20 2006 23:12:00

Detection of the highly pathogenic avian flu virus H5N1 inside the United States could come as early as this year, as government officials unveiled plans to increase monitoring and expand screening of migratory birds that could bring it.

Tower of London cages its ravensupdated: Tue Feb 21 2006 08:50:00

The Tower of London, home to Britain's Crown Jewels, has decided to keep its ravens indoors to protect them from the threat of bird flu.

Europe scrambles to stop bird fluupdated: Wed Feb 15 2006 01:17:00

European Union veterinary experts have backed plans to boost surveillance of migratory birds and impose stricter bans on imports as officials desperately tried to find ways to curb the spread of deadly bird flu on the continent.

French tourist 'not carrying H5N1'updated: Fri Oct 28 2005 01:02:00

A 43-year-old man at first thought to have possibly been infected with the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus is in fact suffering from another type of flu, French authorities said Thursday.

Lethal bird flu found in Croatiaupdated: Wed Oct 26 2005 02:06:00

The dangerous H5N1 strain of bird flu that has killed more than 60 people in Asia, has now been found in Croatia, the European Union has announced.

Bird flu death, spread shakes Asiaupdated: Tue Oct 25 2005 04:53:00

Indonesia said on Tuesday testing had confirmed that a man who died in September was positive for bird flu, raising the number of deaths from the virus in the country to four.

Third outbreak of China bird fluupdated: Tue Oct 25 2005 00:53:00

The European Commission has announced a ban on imports of live birds as China announces its third outbreak of bird flu in a week and Indonesia confirms its fourth human death from the virus.

Parrot had deadly bird flu strainupdated: Mon Oct 24 2005 14:25:00

Britain has confirmed that the bird flu virus that killed a parrot in quarantine was the same deadly strain that has devastated poultry stocks and killed more than 60 people in Asia.

New bird flu outbreak in Russiaupdated: Mon Oct 24 2005 07:28:00

Another region in European Russia, Tambov, located 400 kilometers (250 miles) southeast of Moscow, has confirmed an outbreak of deadly bird flu virus, a senior regional animal health official said.

EU imposes Croatia bird flu banupdated: Mon Oct 24 2005 03:29:00

European Union officials have imposed a temporary ban on imports of live poultry, game and feathers from Croatia after at least six swans died there from bird flu.

Parrot in Britain dies of bird fluupdated: Sat Oct 22 2005 00:47:00

The British government says a parrot imported from Suriname that died in quarantine two days ago was infected with the "highly pathogenic" H5 strain of bird flu.

Turkey tests nine for bird fluupdated: Fri Oct 14 2005 00:53:00

Turkish medical staff on Friday tested nine people for possible bird flu, a day after European health officials confirmed the arrival of the deadly H5N1 strain in the country.

EW review: Color 'Red Eye' scaryupdated: Fri Aug 19 2005 11:35:00

What with terrorism anxieties, security snarls, flight cancellations, lost luggage, lost legroom, reduced meal service, and deadly Cinnabon calorie counts, air travel has never been more stressful.

Fifth of bird species 'threatened'updated: Wed Jun 01 2005 08:40:00

More than a fifth of the world's bird species are threatened with extinction, according to an annual survey published on Wednesday.

Ivory-billed woodpecker not extinctupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 09:22:00

An ivory-billed woodpecker -- widely believed to be extinct and whose last confirmed sighting was 60 years ago -- is alive in Arkansas, according to a research paper released Thursday.

Payback Time For The Cock Of The Prairieupdated: Mon Dec 06 2004 17:01:00

Is the strutting sage grouse, iconic bird of the Western steppe, an endangered species? No doubt about it, say environmentalists, who petitioned for federal protection for the "cock of the prairie," as Lewis and Clark fondly dubbed it.

Banding birds around the worldupdated: Thu Jun 10 2004 14:35:00

Why do scientists use ID bands?

Banding hurts penguins' chances in wildupdated: Thu Jun 10 2004 11:22:00

Identification bands that scientists use to track and study penguins may hurt their chances of reproducing, according to new research.

Animal expert: Mountain lion attack rareupdated: Fri Jan 09 2004 10:17:00

A 110-pound mountain lion attacked two woman, critically wounding one, Thursday in California. The women were riding bikes on a trail in a wildlife preserve in Orange County, California, when, according to witnesses, the mountain lion attacked.

Money Magazine: New York City Why now more than ever the city is a wonderful place to call homeupdated: Sat Dec 01 2001 00:01:00

In a luxuriant private courtyard garden on the east side of Manhattan, in a neighborhood known long ago for its turtle population and known now for its celebrity inhabitants, writer E.B. White had ...

Fortune: Is the Grass Really Greener? With the Gentleman's Pursuits package at Scotland's Gleneagles resort, David Rynecki gets to try a updated: Mon Nov 13 2000 00:01:00

It's late afternoon on a blustery, rainy day in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands. My hands, slippery and numb from two hours in a downpour, grip a nine-iron as I take a stance in the foot-de...

Fortune: A BANG THAT'S WORTH TEN BILLION BUCKS Hunting? There's no sport more incorrect, politically. Yet 17 million typical Americans stupdated: Mon Mar 09 1992 00:01:00

TO EVERYTHING, there is a season. And for things that hop, quack, bare their teeth, or gambol through woods, the season for being hunted is over. Oh, you can still shoot something, if you must. Ask...

Fortune: SCHOOLS FOR WING-SHOOTERS New classes, many teaching an English technique, can help even experienced bird stalkers hit their tarupdated: Mon Dec 22 1986 00:01:00

Ever since their father took them on elephant safaris in Kenya as children, the Havens brothers have been shooting. Timothy M. Havens, 41, president of Newbold's Asset Management in Philadelphia, h...

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