Urban Birds Make Music With Their Bodies in "Birds on the Wires"

Prepare to be blown away by the beauty found in apparent randomness. Usually birds make music by singing; these birds did it just by sitting. Brazilian musician Jarbas Agnelli took a photo of birds sitting on electric lines and, using the birds' positions as musical notes, turned the scene into a song. » 4/29/14 10:38am 4/29/14 10:38am

Saving California Condors, One Puppet At A Time

I've been obsessed with California condors for some time, possibly because my own local zoo in Los Angeles has been at the forefront of the California Condor Recovery Program. It's one of the coolest examples of science-based conservation in zoos, since baby chicks are often hand-reared by keepers wearing condor… » 4/18/14 2:44pm 4/18/14 2:44pm

What To Do If You Find A Baby Avian Dinosaur Out Of Its Nest

Spring has sprung, which means that baby birds will soon be shoving their way out of their eggs and entering the big, bright, scary world. And some of those infant chicks will fall out of their nests, or be shoved out by their obnoxious siblings, or be rejected by their parents. What should you do if you happen… » 4/16/14 2:40pm 4/16/14 2:40pm