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20 Dec 2011

It’s a Bird! Wildlife Pose Threat to Planes

Air travelers have dreaded flying in the past decade mostly because of terrorism threats. But today, they are faced with another kind of growing threat — collisions between wildlife and airplanes. Such collisions have increased from an average of 18 a day in 2000 to 30 per day in 2010.

20 Dec 2011

Wildlife Strikes by the Numbers

The number of wildlife strikes involving alligators … how often engines are affected when a wildlife strike damages a plane … the proportion of wildlife strike that occurred during the day

30 Jul 2011

Locals Keep Canines Cool During Heat Wave

Dog owners use a variety of methods to keep their pets safe from scorching temperatures.

30 Jul 2011

Maintaining Maymont In The Heat

The staff at Maymont Park works hard to make sure that the park’s wildlife, vegetation, and visitors stay happy and cool.

11 Oct 2010

A New Home For AARF’s Abandoned Dogs

Jonas and his siblings were found abandoned by the Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation, which tried to find them a loving home. His siblings have since found homes. Three months later, however, Jonas the yellow Labrador and hound mix, is the last one left.