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Boy Watches Owls On TV, Real Owl Shows Up To Join Him

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.31.2015 | Weird News

Marlo Sarmiento was a few minutes into watching an animated TV show about owls with his 5-year-old son Ollie the other night when he got distracted by...

Baby Squirrel Passes Out After Delicious Meal

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

It's baby squirrel season, one of two times per year the wee ones are born. Sometimes the little animals become separated from their mothers and sibli...

Famous Owl Found Dead In Minnesota

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

Washington, D.C.'s snowy owl famously survived being hit by a bus this past winter, but it seems our migratory friend couldn't steer clear of danger. ...

What To Do When You Find A Small Green Turtle In A Red Plastic Cup On Your Porch

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green

Greg Guthrie and his family recently came home to Washington, D.C. from a long weekend away to find an unexpected visitor on their porch: a very small...

This Baby Squirrel Took A Bad Fall, So An Incredible Animal Rescue Gave Her A Wee Cast

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

This poor baby squirrel fell a really long way out of her nest and onto a sidewalk, where she got pretty banged up. Photo credit: City Wildlife ...

We're All Rooting For The Snowy Owl Hit By A Bus!

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

We can very much understand if this incident stirs up more anti-Washington sentiment. A snowy owl was, and this is hard to even think about, hit by...

Squirrels, Raptors Have A New Best Friend In Washington

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

Indigenous wildlife in the nation's capital goes well beyond Democrats and Republicans. In fact the District has "hundreds of species," says Anne ...

Woodpeckers Leave Their Mark on NYC -- and Feed City Wildlife

Kelly Rypkema | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
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Arin Greenwood

LOOK: Group Collects, Counts Birds That Crash Into Buildings | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- At 5:30 a.m., retired ornithologist Jim Tate, who specializes in woodpecker tongues and public policy, is sitting on a ledge in the dark...