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The National Bird Of Israel Is The Hoopoe
In May 2008, President Shimon Peres announced the Hoopoe as Israel's new national bird. The Hoopoe won an election held by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, which concluded on Thursday after months of voting. 155,000 people participated in the nationwide election. The road to ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
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Blogger Lisa Captures Beautiful Close-ups Using A Bird Photo Booth
After Lisa M. Ca moved from Germany to Macomb County to be with her husband, she noticed that the weather and seasons in Germany and Michigan are pretty similar, but the birds are a little different. She told Detroit Metro Times that over the summer she began feeding these birds and she began to ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017
Lake Natron, Tanzania Turns Any Animal That Touches It Into Stone
Photographed by Nick Brandt in his new book "Across the Ravaged Land", there's a deceptively still body of water in Tanzania with a deadly secret: it turns any animal it touches to stone. The rare phenomenon is caused by the chemical makeup of the lake, but the petrified creatures it leaves behind ...  More
Jan. 1, 2017