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Astro-Ecologists Use Tech for Counting Endangered Species

Research teams are now depending on tech for counting endangered species. We touch on the astrological software and techniques used for wildlife conservation. Astro-Ecologists Use Tech for Counting Endangered Species To ensure maximum animal conservation efforts, researchers are now relying on tech for counting endangered species. That’s right, it’s going to take teamwork from astrophysicists, […]

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Posted in Ecosystem

Suspected Rhino Poacher in Kruger National Park Killed by an Elephant and Lions; Accomplices from South Africa in Custody

Authorities have not released the identity of a suspected poacher, who was reported to have been killed while hunting rhinos in the Kruger National Park game reserve in northeast South Africa. The man killed was part of a group of illegal poachers in Kruger National Park (KNP). The South African Police Service received information that […]

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Posted in 24/7 Crime Alerts!, Outdoors

Knupper’s Flower & Garden Opening Mid-April at Original Location with 3-Season Tent and Retractable Roof Shade House

Though the owners may have changed, the commitment to bringing customers high quality plants with friendly staff remains the same. Knupper’s will be open starting mid-April 2019 and will carry a full selection of annuals, perennials, roses, groundcovers, vegetables, houseplants and more. The old building has been demolished, but the new 3-season Knupper’s we will […]

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Posted in Biz, Outdoors, Shopping

Oldest Animal at Brookfield Zoo: A Short-Beaked Echidna Celebrates 50 on Saturday, March 23, 2019

On Saturday March 23, 2019, animal care staff at the Brookfield Zoo and guests celebrated a milestone birthday for Brookfield Zoo’s oldest animal. Adelaide, a short-beaked echidna, turned 50 years old. In honor of her birthday, Adelaide was presented with a nutritious birthday cake topped with one of her favorite food items—wax worms. Afterwards, guests […]

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Posted in Outdoors, Science

Giant Anteater Born to Tulum and Lupito at Brookfield Zoo, February 2019

Those venturing to Brookfield Zoo’s Tropic World: South America habitat can now be on the lookout for a new addition—a male giant anteater pup. Born on December 15, 2018, the pup spends the majority of his time hitching a ride on the back of his mom, Tulum. He will continue to do this for several […]

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Posted in Parks, Science

Teacher Killed in Animal Attack in Beaufort County North Carolina, But the Animal Type is not Initially Identified

Beaufort County Sheriff’s Communications received a 911 call at 5:47 a.m. Friday February 15, 2019 reporting an animal attack on Indian Run Road in Pantego. Beaufort County EMS and Paramedics arrived to find 77 year-old Brenda Hamilton of Pantego suffering from severe injuries as a result of the attack. Paramedics transported Brenda Hamilton to Vidant […]

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Posted in 24/7 Fire Rescue!, Outdoors

POCBS: Squirrel Takes Out Power at Ridge Plaza, Kohl’s, Xsport and More; ComEd Restores Power

POCBS (Power Outage Cause By Squirrel) Incident in Arlington Heights Several businesses were without power Thursday afternoon after a squirrel was grounded out and killed after closing a circuit high atop a tall utility pole on Kennicott Avenue just north of Dundee Road. As a courtesy to a wide range of readers, photos that might […]

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Posted in Outdoors, Streets

Bright Red Cardinal; A Sign Grandma Made It to Heaven

The day after the memorial service for a 97-year-old grandmother that passed away, a bright red cardinal arrived at the kitchen window while family members were inside sitting at their dining room table at a home in Virginia. For years the grandma’s daughter had asked her mom to send a sign when she made it […]

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Posted in Outdoors, Peeps

Jogger Attacked by Cougar in Colorado, Chokes and Kills It with His Bare Hands

FOX31 Denver: A trail runner on Horsetooth Mountain Park killed a juvenile mountain lion that attacked him Monday afternoon by suffocating the animal, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reported. A male jogger, who was running by himself Monday, February 4, 2019 on the West Ridge Trail in the Horsetooth Mountain Open Space southwest of Fort Collins, […]

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Posted in Outdoors

Mac, a Missing Young Sheltie, Survives Extreme Cold Weather for Almost a Week Until Coaxed to Surrender by Arlington Heights Police

Arlington Heights Police Department reports that Mac, a missing Sheltie, was found and captured in good condition about 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Three police officers responded Tuesday afternoon, January 29, 2019, to a sighting of Mac, who some say looked like a miniature “Lassie” dog. The three police officers were able to get […]

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Posted in Cardinal News Popular, Outdoors, Public Service

Several Animals at Brookfield Zoo Get an Annual Treat: Discarded Christmas Trees or Holiday Trees for Nibbling and Playing

Reindeer, giraffes, and bison like to nibble on evergreen trees, and polar bears have some of their food served in the evergreen trees. More than 500 holiday trees were decorated this past holiday season for the Tree Trim at Brookfield Zoo. Although in January, the majority of the trees get chipped and used for landscaping […]

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Posted in Outdoors

Coyotes Attack Three Dogs, Killing One Pit Bull and Injuring Another That Were Apparently Protecting a French Bulldog in Deerfield

Kathy Crann said she came home to find her dog Maggie “mangled” and dead in the snow after coyotes got into her backyard and attacked her dogs. A group of coyotes is suspected of attacking three dogs in a North Shore backyard, killing one pit bull and wounding another around 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Deerfield […]

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