The Migratory Bird Treaty turns 100!

Woman, wearing a large feathered hat and boa, posing for a portrait (Photo by John Oxley Library, Public Domain)

This year we mark the centennial of the convention between the United States and Great Britain (for Canada) for the protection of migratory birds — also called the Migratory Bird Treaty — that was signed on August 16, 1916. A century...

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If Downton Abbey's cast were animals

Highclere Castle (Photo by Wikimedia Commons/Richard Munckton)

Highclere Castle (Photo by Wikimedia Commons/Richard Munckton)

Fans of Downton Abbey know the show is more than a historical drama or a soap opera. It’s a masterpiece whose characters are complex and memorable. But how do its characters compare to the cast of characters that are the wild creatures of...

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