Many animals play dead—and not just to avoid getting eaten

Snakes, invertebrates, birds, and more have evolved several reasons for feigning death… Of all the ways animals have evolved to evade predators, feigning death might be one of the most creative—and risky. Scientifically known as thanatosis, or tonic immobility, playing dead occurs across the animal kingdom, from birds to mammals to fish. Perhaps the most […]

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Don’t touch ‘orphaned’ or ‘abandoned’ wildlife, Texas Parks & Wildlife warns

Your helping hand may actually be hurting the animals’ chances of survival SAN ANTONIO – Officials with Texas Parks and Wildlife are warning people to leave wild animals alone this spring. Texans might notice more wildlife in their backyards, neighborhoods and surrounding areas but TPWD experts are warning potential do-gooders against lending a helping hand. […]

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Watch “Foo Fighters – Chasing Birds (Official Video)” on YouTube

Foo Fighters “Chasing Birds” Courtesy Photo Chasing birds to get highMy head is in the cloudsChasing birds to get byI’m never coming down My heart is six feet undergroundThe road to hell is paved with good intentionsDark inventions of mineThe road to hell is paved with broken partsBleeding hearts like mine Chasing birds through the […]

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