May 9, 2022

Owl Whose Own Eggs Didn’t Hatch Adopts Two Orphaned Owlets

Luna the owl has wanted to be a mom for a long time, but the affectionate bird hasn’t had the best of luck. Over the last two years, she’s tried—with little success—to start a family of her own. “Not only did her eggs fail to hatch this year, but she also lost her clutch last year,” says British wildlife artist and rehabilitator Robert E. Fuller, explaining Luna’s difficult journey to motherhood.

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April 1, 2022

African Flamingo Spotted in Texas 17 Years After Escaping Kansas Zoo

In a twist that sounds like a Disney movie come to life, an African flamingo that escaped from a Kansas zoo 17 years ago is still living its best life out in the wild. Last spotted in 2019, the flamingo—known as No. 492 for the number on its leg band—recently made an appearance again. A local fisherman and wildlife guide reported the sighting on the coast of Texas.

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March 5, 2022

Crow Family Leaves Little Gifts for Human Who Kindly Feeds Them

There are many people who have had the experience of a heartwarming bond with wild animals that frequently visit their homes. One woman in particular, has gained a sweet new friendship with a family of crows—they even exchange gifts! When Tango Steinke moved into her home in Virginia, she realized that she had some noisy neighbors. A pair of crows nested behind her home and had made themselves rather comfortable.

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January 26, 2022

Kind Man Rescues Wild Goose From Freezing to Death and Nurses It Back to Health

In most instances, birds migrate to warmer climates during the winter. But this one unlucky goose got stuck in the snow somewhere near Iraqi Kurdistan during an icy snowstorm and nearly froze to death. Luckily, a kind-hearted passerby came to the animal’s rescue just in the nick of time. When the man first encountered the bird, it lay sprawled motionless in the snow, appearing as if it had already succumbed to the freezing temperatures.

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