Discovery of a long-nosed ‘shrew mouse’ on a mountain in the Philippines will help protect giant eagles

An illustration of Balete’s mouse. Credit: (c) Velizar Simeonovski, Field Museum They might not get as much attention as the Amazon Rainforest or the Great Barrier Reef, but the mountains of the Philippines are one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. Inch for inch, these misty cloud forests are home to more unique … Read more

Bird flu takes unheard-of toll on bald eagles, other birds

In this photo provided by the Wisconsin Humane Society, two people at the humane society’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Milwaukee provide care to a female bald eagle that later tested positive for the avian influenza, April 8, 2022. The female bird had been captured earlier in the day from a lakeside neighborhood after neighbors noticed … Read more