MotherNatureNetwork

MotherNatureNetwork


Curious by nature. Practical by design.

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'When I take a walk with that little fluff ball of a foster puppy above, we don't get very far. It's not because Galen is blind. It's because everyone wants to stop and pet him because he's so darn cute.' #dogsarefamily 

"I visit this park near my home to photograph blackbirds on cold mornings, often aiming to capture the 'smoke rings' that form from their breath as they sing out." ~ Kathrin Swoboda on her grand prize-winning image @audubonsociety  #NaturePhotography 

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"I saw this noble, skinny creature walking down the street, so elegant but so skinny and abused but still wonderful. I just fell in love and thought, 'Wow, that is a beautiful creature.'" @GalgosdelSol  #rescuedog 

#FunFact : A wandering albatross can soar 500 miles in a day and maintain speeds of nearly 80 mph for eight hours – without even flapping its wings. #birdsarereal 

Some caterpillars don't wait until tomorrow to be magnificent. They start today. #WednesdayMotivation 

Dare you to NOT smile while watching a couple of sea otter pups perform the simple task of napping.

It turns out a cat's purr does a lot of good for feline and human alike #catsrule 

'I think it's desperately important for a child to grow up with a pet, providing there's somebody to make sure that they understand how the animal should be treated.' ~ Jane Goodall

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If you see this 6-eyed sand spider that is highly venomous, please let the Philadelphia insectarium know. The spider, along with 7,000 other creepy-crawlies, have gone missing.

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The plastic-hoovering idea Boyan Slat came up with as a teenager is about to get real. Today, his equipment sets sail for the Great Pacific on a mission to save our oceans. #oceancleanup 

Researchers at Georgia Tech are working on a completely biodegradable replacement for #plastic  -- made from crabs and trees

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Great news indeed! California becomes 1st state to ban plastic bags

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"It's a strange feeling, because these are trees which may live for 2,000 years or more, and we see that they're dying one after another during our lifetime." #baobab 

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#FirstThingAfterMovingToCanada 17 national parks! Each more beautiful than the other!

California firefighters came across a great horned owl in trouble -- and went into hero mode #CaliforniaWildfires  #mariafire 

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