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Black Skies No More: Passenger Pigeons Slaughtered

Passenger pigeon memorial at the Cincinnati Zoo.

For nearly a minute the sky went black. Then it was over. I was standing in a long alley between two four-story brick buildings on a clear sunny day. Suddenly, off in the bright blue sliver of horizon I could see at the end of the alley, a dark cloud started to rise. It grew [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Urban Wildlife in San Francisco Bay [PHOTOS]


I think that hanging out in a heavily touristed area of San Francisco’s Embarcadero means that these California sea lions – one mature individual and one pup – qualify as urban wildlife. For good measure, here’s a western scrub jay and a pigeon.

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