Don’t Feed Bread to Ducks! Here’s What to Serve Instead

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A good rule of thumb when choosing what kind of food to provide park fowl is to think about what they would eat in their natural habitats. By Arielle Tiangco for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Don’t Feed Bread to Ducks! Here’s What to Serve Instead When venturing out into the Great Outdoors, it’s important never to feed the wildlife because they can become accustomed to receiving food from humans and may put themselves at risk trying to acquire…

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This Newly-Discovered Frog Gets Its Name for an Unusual Reason

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The species measures only 1.5 inches and is characterized by an orange-spotted appearance, plump body & pointed nose. Little else is known about this species. By Amelia Buckley for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved This Newly-Discovered Frog Gets Its Name for an Unusual Reason A new species of frog, dubbed the “zombie frog,” has been discovered in the Amazon jungle. Fortunately, these frogs are not actually undead, but rather their name was chosen because researchers look like zombies due to the tedious amount…

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China Announces That the Giant Panda is No Longer Classified as “Endangered”

Although the bears are not out of the woods yet, the wild population has reached 1,800, making a significant milestone in conservation efforts. By Amelia Buckley for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved China Announces That the Giant Panda is No Longer Classified as “Endangered” Great news for giant pandas! Chinese wildlife officials have moved the iconic bears from the “endangered” classification to “vulnerable.” Although the bears are not out of the woods yet, the wild population has reached 1,800,…

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Birdwatchers in Singapore Awestruck by Sighting of Once Extinct Bird

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While the birds can be found in many parts along the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo, their population has been declining in recent years. By Vlad Harabara for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Birdwatchers in Singapore Awestruck by Sighting of Once Extinct Bird Bird enthusiasts, rejoice! A rare sighting of the once extinct green broadbill bird in Singapore has created a stir among bird watchers, who have flocked to the offshore isle of Pulau Ubin to see the emerald…

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Explore the Great Outdoors This Summer Without Leaving a Trace

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As the old saying goes, take only pictures, leave only footsteps. Unless there is a designated trash bin, you should pack out all trash, including toilet paper. By Arielle Tiangco for The Optimist Daily: Making Solutions the News © 2021 The Optimist Daily – All Rights Reserved Explore the Great Outdoors This Summer Without Leaving a Trace Whether you’re on a day trip to a nearby hiking trail, or in a remote forest with your camping gear and some adventurous buddies, the sunny summer months are perfect for trekking into…

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