Why do these male furry mammals sing with a human rhythm | 24 kitchens

As the sun rises over the Dead Sea, male rocky badgers in Israel crawl out of their dark burrows and begin to sing. To the human ear, tones sound like a cross between the crackling of a hyena and the scratching of chalk on a chalkboard. But for the female rock hyrax, each chorus is … Read more

Everest is full of life, from mushrooms to butterflies | National Geographic

In the spring of 2019, Tracy Simon was up at night hearing a deep roar from cracking ice. The iceberg on which she slept at the foot of Mount Everest was moving under her tent. Simon, a molecular biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York, spent three weeks on the iceberg. She wanted … Read more

If I had to choose between beer and horses? Phew, have a beer, then Kortebaan van Heemskerk offers it all: beer, acquaintances, great competition and even a runaway horse

Gambling is part of it.© Photo jjfoto / Vincent de Vries You might be wondering what’s the most important thing on a Thursday afternoon when you sit down with Arnold Staines in his 30s. He leans on a wheelie box filled with shavings of snow and nearly three hundred cans of beer. He laughs, ‘We … Read more

Green light for ecological product above R0 near Hallerbos

Now that the environmental permit has been issued, all the lights are green to build an eco-product in Halle above the Brussels Ring at the height of Hallerbos. So the habitat of animals in Hallerbos is much larger. The construction will replace the existing bridge over the Brussels Ring. Not only animals, but also pedestrians … Read more

The world through the eyes of Godwit Bar-Tail | National Geographic

flight fuel Godwit Rosso (Limosa lapponica) is closely related to the Dutch national bird, the common black-tailed bird (L. limosa). But when the latter has a clear preference for freshwater areas, the ribbon-tailed godfather lives more in the salty environment. Both winter in West Africa. However, the reddish subspecies breeds in northern Siberia, and is … Read more

If I had to choose between beer and horses? Phew, have a beer, then Kortebaan van Heemskerk offers it all: beer, acquaintances, great competition and even a runaway horse

Gambling is part of it.© Photo jjfoto / Vincent de Vries You might be wondering what’s most important on a Thursday afternoon when you sit down with Arnold Staines in his 30s. He leans on a wheelie box filled with shavings of snow and nearly three hundred cans of beer. He laughs, ‘We eventually see … Read more

If I had to choose between beer and horses? Phew, have a beer, then Kortebaan van Heemskerk offers it all: beer, acquaintances, great competition and even a runaway horse

Gambling is part of it.© Photo jjfoto / Vincent de Vries You might be wondering what’s most important on a Thursday afternoon when you sit down with Arnold Staines in his 30s. He leans on a wheelie box filled with shavings of snow and nearly three hundred cans of beer. He laughs, ‘We eventually see … Read more

If I had to choose between beer and horses? Phew, have a beer, then Kortebaan van Heemskerk offers it all: beer, acquaintances, great competition and even a runaway horse

Gambling is part of it.© Photo jjfoto / Vincent de Vries You might be wondering what’s most important on a Thursday afternoon when you sit down with Arnold Staines in his 30s. He leans on a wheelie box filled with shavings of snow and nearly three hundred cans of beer. He laughs, ‘We eventually see … Read more

Rodent center and animal house full of rabbits: “They are hurled en masse’

“The shelter is really full,” says Audrey Clausen, director of the rodent center at IJmuidense Heerenduinweg. This means that anyone who wants to donate a rabbit or a rodent will be put on a long waiting list and must be patient. Stray animals are still taken care of. But with about forty rabbits and so … Read more

If I had to choose between beer and horses? Phew, have a beer, then Kortebaan van Heemskerk offers it all: beer, acquaintances, great competition and even a runaway horse

Gambling is part of it.© Photo jjfoto / Vincent de Vries You might be wondering what’s most important on a Thursday afternoon when you sit down with Arnold Staines in his 30s. He leans on a wheelie box filled with shavings of snow and nearly three hundred cans of beer. He laughs, ‘We eventually see … Read more