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August 18, 2015 - Issue 979


The Latest Honey Bee Statistics - A First-Ever Happening

The Latest Honey Bee Statistics - A First-Ever Happening

August 18, 2015

The newest numbers are in from the Bee Informed Partnership annual survey, with one never-seen-before situation emerging. Insect pollinators - largely bees - contribute over $24 billion to the US economy, so this news is crucial. What you can do to help...

Tiny Songbird Breaks Record for Longest Non-Stop Overwater Flight

Blackpoll Warbler

August 18, 2015

A tiny bird weighing less than half an ounce makes one of the most harrowing journeys ever recorded, flying up to three days non-stop over the open ocean.

Shadow the Rat, Eating Snacks on His Pillow

Shadow the Rat, Eating Snacks on His Pillow

August 18, 2015

What’s cuter than a pet rat eating dry cereal? A rat enjoying royal treatment!