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Name That Tune

Published 10/15/09

Can you match the bird to the call?

Often a bird is heard before he is seen. An important skill for any birder is the ability to identify birds by their unique call. Test your skill with our Bird Call Quiz!

The quiz is one of the new features on our revamped webpage for National Bird Day, celebrated January 5!

 

Fur Free Fashion Design Contest 2009 Winners Revealed

Published 09/01/09

Born Free USA is proud to announce the winner of fffashion, our inaugural fur-free fashion design competition promoting the ethical and environmental benefits of foregoing fur.

Independent designers were invited to enter their fur-free fashion designs for cash, prizes, and the chance to be featured in a full-page ad in the September/October issue of E Magazine, a co-sponsor of the competition.

Winners can be seen now on the fffashion webpage.

Make Sure You’re Getting the Latest and Greatest

Published 08/25/09

We want to make sure everyone is sharing in the news about the great things going on at Born Free USA! In order to do that, we’re reaching out to our supporters and animal lovers everywhere, including on Facebook and Twitter. If you’re active on either of these, please take minute to follow us (and tell your friends, too!) to make sure you’re getting the latest and greatest from all your friends here at Born Free USA!

Twitter4Critters

Published 08/06/09

If you’re on Twitter, get ready to help us spread the word about our amazing Primate Sanctuary. We are going to “Twitter4Critters” @Born Free USA, #Twitter4Critters.

We'd love to get lots of new followers and lots of re-tweets to help raise money for the 500+ primates we care for at the Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary in Texas. Help spread the word about our Summer Banana-A-Peel! Should be lots of fun and we look forward to Tweeting with you!!

Thanks as always for your incredible support!

The folks (and critters!) at Born Free USA

This Book Is for the Birds!

Published 07/27/09

While traveling in Indonesia six years ago, Senior Program Associate Monica Engebretson aided in the release of a wild-caught parrot — a rainbow lorikeet — who had been chained to a perch for more than a year. He paced back and forth on that tiny perch, occasionally biting at the chain in defiance of its authority, and when he called out in vain to birds flying free over head, it was heartbreaking. He was just one bird out of millions who suffer the same fate as a result of the “pet” bird trade. But “Lucky,” as Monica and her associates called him, deserved to be free. He suffered. And their hearts went out to him.

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Final Day of Will Travers' Report from Geneva – CITES Standing Committee

Published 07/10/09

The excitement and bluster of a wild week for elephants, tigers, rhinos, great apes, and other species now wanes in the final day of the CITES Standing Committee meeting. While the Committee reviews reports from the week, my thoughts start churning in anticipation of the next international wildlife trade event — the 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES in Doha, Qatar next March. There is such an incredible amount of work to do in the next eight months!

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Day Four of Will Travers' Report from Geneva – CITES Standing Committee

Published 07/09/09

It’s a good news / bad news day from the conference centre in Geneva. Which do you want first?

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Day Three of Will Travers' Report from Geneva – CITES Standing Committee

Published 07/08/09

Now it’s heating up.

Primates.

Yesterday I mentioned the illegal primate trade and the transit routes through Egypt to the Middle East. Since then, noted but controversial filmmaker and conservationist Karl Amman has been thrown out of the meeting while trying to interview the Chinese delegation and CITES Secretary-General on film.

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