The ARK: JFK rolls out new terminal for jetsetting pets

The ARK: JFK rolls out new terminal for jetsetting pets

The In-Transit Aviary Quarantine offers rest stops for birds and secure biocontainment units for in-transit or 30-day quarantines. There's also an Equine and Livestock Export Center…

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70,000 birds have been killed so far to prevent another 'Miracle on the Hudson'

70,000 birds have been killed so far to prevent another 'Miracle on the Hudson'

Eight years ago this week, "Sully" Sullenberger landed in the Hudson, and since then, nearly 70,000 birds have been slaughtered to prevent it from happening again. But data show that…

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Go on a zip line adventure across the Bronx River this summer at the Bronx Zoo

Go on a zip line adventure across the Bronx River this summer at the Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization that oversees the zoo, is in the process of developing new interactive experiences for visitors of all ages to…

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New law saves NY's mute swans from execution...for now

New law saves NY's mute swans from execution...for now

Mute swans just got a stay of execution from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, as he signed a law on Monday preventing wildlife officials from euthanizing the majestic birds. The new law…

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There's a humpback whale living in the Hudson River

There's a humpback whale living in the Hudson River

Ahoy, there’s a whale swimming in the Hudson! Although New York is filled with wildlife, whales are a pretty rare sight from the city’s riverbanks. Yet, an increasing number of…

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People are going crazy over this family of raccoons living at Central Park

People are going crazy over this family of raccoons living at Central Park

While many of us struggle to cope with recent events and all the streses of our complicated lives, these bashful bandits remind us that, sometimes, you just have to take a break and…

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Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

Related: + Via NY Daily News Coyotes, laguardia, nyc wildlife, Rikers Island Bridge, don't feed the coyotes, coyotes nyc, nyc coyote pack, Wild Dog Foundation, Port…

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Wildlife NYC: New campaign urges New Yorkers to treat city's native animals with respect

Wildlife NYC: New campaign urges New Yorkers to treat city's native animals with respect

Related: + WildlifeNYC Via NY Daily News NYC wildlife, nyc wolves, nyc animals, nyc animal control, nyc wild birds

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Feral cats find work at Javits Center in exchange for food and shelter

Feral cats find work at Javits Center in exchange for food and shelter

Rural farms rarely have trouble with rodents, due to diligent barn cats who chase and catch the little vermin. Now, convention center managers are taking a note from country life and…

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Brooklyn cemetery set to sell honey from its heavenly on-site hive

Brooklyn cemetery set to sell honey from its heavenly on-site hive

Related: Do Urban Bees Produce Better, Healthier Honey? “There’s not that many great places to keep bees in New York City,” said Green-Wood beekeeper Davin Larson. “Not a…

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Kim Holleman debuts new tiny version of her 'Trailer Park' mobile garden

Kim Holleman debuts new tiny version of her 'Trailer Park' mobile garden

Trailer Park creator Kim Holleman is back with version 2 of her original Trailer Park. It's a new design built into a 6' x 12' a ramp-back, V-Nose construction trailer. Rest assured,…

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5,000 old toilets will soon be home to 50,000 new oysters in NYC

5,000 old toilets will soon be home to 50,000 new oysters in NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Billion Oyster Project, today announced that a project is underway that will see the…

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First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

First-ever dog poop composting program in NYC comes to Brooklyn park

“People in the neighborhood were really receptive,” said Leslie Wright, the regional director of state parks in New York City, who cut the ribbon on the new pooch playground on…

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Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Gluttonous goats gorge themselves out of work at Prospect Park

Related: Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup Via DNAinfo Prospect Park, goats, Prospect Park Alliance, Prospect Park goats,…

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Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Who let the cats out? Tomorrow is the first-ever 'Take Your Cat on an Adventure' Day (VIDEO)

Cats are hiking, camping, canoeing – the whole nine {lives} – and its purrfect. Purina Pro Plan is passionate about helping cats and their owners have unique experiences together…

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Long Island welcomes bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour to fight Zika

Long Island welcomes bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour to fight Zika

zika, zika control, bat box, bat boxes, north hempstead, long island mosquito, mosquito control, how to control mosquitoes, how to kill mosquitoes, zika mosquito, natural mosquito…

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Lissoni Architects envision fantastical submerged island aquarium in East River

Lissoni Architects envision fantastical submerged island aquarium in East River

Related: "Having the water level define the starting point of the project, the site is excavated to become a spacious and innovative water basin," said Lissoni's team. "Our…

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Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup

Herd of hungry goats will eat their way through Prospect Park as part of cleanup

“They’re a bit like children,” said Mr. Cihanek, a goat herder and the tribe’s owner. “They will eat their favorite foods first, and one of their top foods is poison ivy. They…

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Beloved Chinatown hawk dies after ingesting rat poison in nearby park

Beloved Chinatown hawk dies after ingesting rat poison in nearby park

Manhattan residents are mourning the loss of a beloved local hawk, who died last month after ingesting rat poison. The female hawk nested atop an air conditioning unit on the Health…

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Thousands of LED-laced pigeons will light up the Brooklyn sky next month

Thousands of LED-laced pigeons will light up the Brooklyn sky next month

New York City is full of pigeons and full of art, but rarely—if ever—do the two intersect. One artist is giving a thousand of the flying critters a chance to shine, with the help of…

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PHOTOS: 4-story-tall inflatable bunnies set to hop into downtown Manhattan this weekend

PHOTOS: 4-story-tall inflatable bunnies set to hop into downtown Manhattan this weekend

Amanda Parer, art nyc, Arts Brookfield, australian rabbits, Intrude installation, invasive species, large rabbit installation, LED lit artwork, nyc Arts Brookfield, rabbit art, rabbit…

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Jon Stewart rescues slaughterhouse runaway bull in Queens

Jon Stewart rescues slaughterhouse runaway bull in Queens

Related: Freddie the Steer moo-ves to greener pastures after daring slaughterhouse escape Via NBC New Yok Jon Stewart, bull on the loose, queens bull, bull run nyc, York…

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Anti-declawing bill gains support as veterinarians speak out against cruel practice

Anti-declawing bill gains support as veterinarians speak out against cruel practice

Veterinarians across the state are speaking out against the practice of declawing cats, by backing the proposed bill that would outlaw the procedure. The Humane Society Veterinary…

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