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As my southern mama used to say: "Try to put a new wrinkle on your brain every day." Today's wrinkle is my newfound knowledge of "imping," the implanting of donor feathers from a deceased bird onto the hollow feather shafts of an injured bird. A red-shouldered hawk arrived at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in… READ THE REST
This bobcat (or lynx)'s lightning-fast reflexes saved it from receiving a deadly rattlesnake bite. Instead, the pit viper became a well-deserved snack for the feisty feline. I'm always surprised at how closely small wildcats' behavior is to that of my pet cats'. [Thanks, Lew!] READ THE REST
More and more states are building wildlife overpasses so animals can cross highways more safely. This is good for animals, especially endangered ones, and it's good for motorists because it reduces collisions with animals. The state of Utah released a sample of the critters using one such bridge. In 2018, Utah officials spent $5 million… READ THE REST
There's no one who doesn't enjoy saving money. Heck, people with money are the first ones who enjoy a good bargain when they find one. While the glow of scoring a truly great deal is actually palpable, there's a reason for that charge of satisfaction. It's because really great deals don't happen every day. And… READ THE REST
You could be forgiven for thinking drones are basically big boy toys because…well, they're a heck of a lot of fun. But with the proliferation of powerful, inexpensive drone models on the consumer market, industries are turning to these tiny powerhouses like never before for a variety of important, even life-saving tasks, according to the… READ THE REST