The Kakapo is the world’s rarest parrot. It also takes the cake for the strangest, being flightless and nocturnal. Researchers caught some very… ahem… unusual footage of the fearless bird:
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how I got started
My love of animals has always been with me, but the first time I ever worked with anything other than the horses and chickens on my farm was when I was thirteen. I began volunteering at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida caring for native wildlife that had been injured or confiscated from illegal trafficking. Continue reading how I got started
bear brain surgery
Free the Bears, a non-profit Australian-run group based in Laos performed brain surgery on Champa, the Asiatic black bear.
the evil in your chocolate
Your chocolate is no good. Not just because its sugary, but because most chocolate contains something called palm oil. In the past twenty years 90% of orangutan habitat has been destroyed to make way for palm oil plantations
my journey starts here
I am an anthropology and journalism student who is passionate about animal conservation. My dream was always to move overseas and have a first hand experience in saving my species of choice.