"When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard." - Lakota
This is the gray jay that would go on walks with me last summer. I just learned today through the National Wildlife Federation that these lovely birds are being affected by global warming. Already 60% of their territories have been reduced. READ ALL ABOUT GRAY JAYS HERE It's an interesting article all about their habitat, when they have babies, what they like and don't like. I didn't know these birds choose a mate for life. They don't migrate. They stay in one area year round.
I have a handful of gray jays that will come to me for food. They're around even when it's snowing! I don't know how they survive the 30 to 40 below zero temps, but they do.
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I visited the Tiger Temple in Thailand & later found out it is under investigation for tiger trafficking and animal abuse. Read full story. In 2015 it was raided. More than 100 tigers and protected bird species in Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, popularly known as the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province were impounded by authorities following complaints that the temple was alleged to engage in illegal wildlife trading.
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