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Jamaican tody nest in burrows that are excavates in muddy banks or rotten wood. (Owen Deutsch / Owen Deutsch Photography) Wild birds are descended from the time of the dinosaurs. They have seen the continents drift apart, saying goodbye to long-lost cousins as the oceans widened between them. They have managed to occupy almost all […]

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From glue-covered sticks in Egypt hang two lives, and a question: How can we stop the slaughter of songbirds migrating across the Mediterranean? By Jonathan Franzen Photograph by David Guttenfelder In a bird market in the Mediterranean tourist town of Marsa Matruh, Egypt, I was inspecting cages crowded with wild turtledoves and quail when one […]

1 / 26 Lion’s leap, by guide Brendon Cremer. Photographed at Duba Plains, Okavango, Botswana. “We photographed this young sub-adult together with the rest of the pride shortly after we found them finishing off the remains of a lechwe they must have killed during the night. The pride was moving through the network of open […]