Gruesome but amazing falcon behaviour

JAC: In lieu of our usual dollop of living creatures in “Readers’ wildlife photographs,” I’ll post this contribution by Matthew. by Matthew Cobb Eleonora’s falcon (Falco eleonorae) is a kind of hobby with a wingspan of about 1 meter which breeds on Mediterranean islands and overwinters in Madagascar. It’s a rather fine-looking bird, as this […]

A disturbing cat video

by Greg Mayer The following video, by British filmmaker Sam Huntley (who might be a one-eyed owl himself), is not your usual internet cat video fare. It does help us appreciate the world from the point of view of, say, a vole, though. h/t: Chas Danner at Andrew Sullivan