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We met ON THE BIRD CHANNEL!!! Mommy met another quaker owner blogging on the Bird Channel and found out she had 2 blue quaker babies for sale. She and Mommy emailed each other a few times and then talked on the phone. The nice lady sent Mommy pics of her 2 blue babies. Next the two Mommies arranged a time to come and pick me up. Then Mommy and Daddy drove to Ohio on a Sunday afternon and picked me out. It was hard because my fib was very cute, too. But I crawled up on Mommy and snuggled under her chin, so she chose me! (Or so she thinks...I actually chose HER!) And that's where I stayed all the way home, snuggled under Mommy's chin for 3 whole hours! We bonded and she's been MY favorite human ever since!.

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Hi! My name is Miss Lucy Blue

I am a Quaker Mutation from White Lake, MI.

Lucy-Loo, Baby, Baby-girl,Littl- e Lucy, & Miss Lucy-Blucy

8 years old   F

Quaker Mutation

Nutriberries, cheese, crackers, Great Grains Crunchy Pecan cereal, eggs, pistacios, pecans and peanut butter.

ON MY Mommy ALL the time, sometimes on the boing, or playstand and out on the enclosed porch which is my summer cottage.

Mommy leaving the room without me. Mommy talking to or giving ANYONE attention but me, especially Daddy. I'm very possessive and jealous of my Mommy. (I actually like Daddy, but only when Mommy is not around. Hehe!)

All of the kisses and snuggles she gives me. I know my Mommy loves me more than anything. She talks to me all the time 'cause I'm with her almost all the time. She protects me when I'm scared, too. I just love to kiss my Mommy and snuggle up against her neck! I'm Mommy's girl!

I am potty trained! I don't think that's a quirky habit. Aren't you potty trained? I'll go poopy anywhere my Mommy tells me to whether it's over a wastebasket, the toilet, on my playstand, in my cage or just on a tissue she's holding in her hand. I'm very co-operative. Oh, and I LOVE to play peeky-boo! I'll play under the sheets when she's making the bed or in the towels when she's folding clothes, or even when she peeks her head around the corner at me. Peeky-Boo!.

I'm true blue!.

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  Thursday Flitzer
Happy Thursday. Still Hot. Still Muggy. Still Miserable here.
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Dad shared a favorite movie with Uncle Geno Tuesday night: "PILLOW TALK" (1969) with Rock Hudson and Doris Day. Dad never tires of this fun movie.
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Dad, JJ and Uncle Geno watched a fun movie Wed evening: "CITY ISLAND"
with Andy Garcia and Julianna Marguiles (2009), one of those small films that works well.

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Hope things are well in your happy home.
~Wings Up~

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09/03/2015 04:26.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Miss Lucy!
♥ 5011 from me to you on this hot and humid Humpday!♥

Wing hugs coming atcha!
Your buddy,
Kaji

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09/02/2015 08:44.59 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Miss Lucy~
I hope you had a wonderful day! Still cooler here and still rainy. There were suppose to be thunderbooms this afternoon but it never happened.
We did lots of chores today including cleaning out the pantry again. Mom has no idea why it gets so messed up. Probably from dad since he is always looking for something he can't seem to find. It is usually right in front of him!hehehehehehe
I got bored during the pantry cleaning so I did a lot of yelling. Mom kept stopping and coming over to sit with me. I finally decided to take a nap and let her finish up.
Have a wonderful evening! Leaving a vote and sending big hugs your way!
Love you ~ Sugar ♥
PS~SweetPepper 9015 has reached 20K votes! Please stop by to congratulate her and come by the 10K Club House for some great food and drinks!

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09/02/2015 07:39.39 PM Report This Comment  
  #5009 Miss Lucy
Did you meet your goal?
Mom couldn't walk this morning cause there were lightning flashes even tho' no rain until the time the walk ends.
polly

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09/02/2015 12:15.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy!
That is a cool pic of your mom with the macaws! Wow! Your mom loves to be a perch! Your bird club sounds so wonderful and active! My mom wishes there was one here but really not very many people have birds here. We used to be part of a bird club in VA and that was fun.

So now the tourists have left and the kids went back to school Monday so it is pretty much a ghost town here. We have workers today digging out an area to build a rabitat for our bunnies outside. They will have fresh air and sand for digging and it should be very nice. We are supposed to start reno on our house later in the month so the bunnies have to move and we will be moving to the casita ourselves! It is going to be pretty cramped in there but mom will take us outside on the porch during the day.

Would you believe they already have Christmas stuff and fake trees in the stores here? As of last week - in August!!!! Halloween started in July! And they don't even celebrate Halloween here! hahaha! My parronts' friend had his 60th b-day party here at our house on Sat. He had a band and around 100 people and it was noisy and fun. Of course we were all inside because of all the noise and people. We like salsa music so it worked out ok for us. They ate turkey tacos and pastor tacos and danced. There was no cake though - we were disappointed about that! hehehe!

Hope everything is great with you! We should have internet every day now but mom is leaving next Wed. for the US for two weeks and there is no internet at the farm in VA so you won't hear from me for that time. Big hugs!
Love, Squeaky

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09/02/2015 11:30.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy
As many as 35,000 African elephants are killed by poachers every year. In the last five years, the elephant population in Tanzania—historically one of the great elephant range states—has declined by more than 60 percent. To the south, nearly half of Mozambique’s elephants have disappeared, again as a result of poaching. And in Central Africa, 65 percent of forest elephants have been killed in the span of a decade.

The elephant carnage in Africa is being driven by demand for ivory carvings and trinkets abroad, namely in China, Hong Kong, Thailand and the Philippines, but also in countries such as the United States. Truth is, the U.S. is among the largest markets for ivory. A trade that kills 96 elephants every day International trade in ivory has been banned since 1989, yet a black market enables the industry to persist, as ivory is smuggled under the table—or rather under tea leaves and other legal products stowed in shipping containers. As demand grows, it fuels the poaching on the ground.

The multi-billion dollar illegal wildlife trade draws in organized criminal syndicates that often traffic other "products," including people, drugs and arms. It draws in reasonably-armed non-state actors such as the Lord’s Resistance Army and Sudanese Janjaweed. It tempts the father of six living in a rural community with few job opportunities to turn to a life of poaching. It enriches the citified fat cat sitting in Dar es Salaam or Maputo who facilitates the deal with regional traffickers or contacts overseas. It corrupts some rangers and law enforcement officers, and endangers the rest. Its sole contribution is the decimation of species, the theft of a nation’s natural heritage and the erosion of the rule of law.

love Cori

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09/01/2015 10:00.03 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Miss Lucy~
I hope you had a wonderful day! I still have rain but it makes it seem much more normal than all that sunshine and hot temps! Crazy that we would miss the rain!
We didn't do much today. Mom grabbed a nap when she got home and then took the kids to work. She stopped by the market on the way back and got me some grapes! They were yummy.
Tomorrow we have lots of chores to get done so I'll be supervising it all! We are going to be home together so that is all that matters to me!
There are still lots of people up here who do not have power. It may take a few more days to fix it all since there were a lot of trees that fell down and some of the roads in the rural areas are still blocked. At least the wind has been calmer for the last few days so no more trees coming down!
Enjoy your evening! Leaving a vote and a big hug!
Love you ~ Sugar ♥

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09/01/2015 09:54.04 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Lucy Blue
#5005
You DID it! Congrats on making the 5K.
Now we have to work on Finny.
Hugs
Chyna

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09/01/2015 09:45.38 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Miss Lucy!
♥ You reached the 5K! I am 5004! ♥

Wing hugs comin' atcha!
Your buddy,
Kaji

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09/01/2015 08:40.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Miss lucy!
Leaving my Tuesday V4U!
Love,
Raffikki

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09/01/2015 06:28.26 PM Report This Comment  
  #5001 Miss Lucy
Today, I'm working at getting the collar OFF. I've told mom several times, but she refuses to understand. SO with a heat index of 90, maybe a sink bath...
Polly

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09/01/2015 08:49.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Tuesday
Hello from Buffalo.
Sad to report the "Hot-n-Muggies" are back for the week.
The humidity is like a steambath, and the temps in the morning are what it should be in the heat of the day. Time for those fans and cool drinks again.
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Dad and Uncle Geno went to see "THE END OF THE TOUR" with Jason Segel, which they liked.
It's not for all tastes, certainly, being a film of two humans talking. No parrots, no big action scenes... Still they enjoyed the movie.
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Hope all is well in your happy home
~Wings Up~

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09/01/2015 04:32.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Lucy Blue
#4999
Look at that number!!!! Only one more vote to go!!!!
Hugs
Chyna

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08/31/2015 09:39.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Miss Lucy!
♥ 4998--two more to go!♥

Wing hugs from your buddy,
Kaji

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08/31/2015 08:40.43 PM Report This Comment  
  HI MISS LUCY!!!
Pecked a V4U..Last day of blog campaign...Yipee...Today I will finish my campaign with a short blog on one place that I overlooked when talking about Shawnee Ski Resort...It is the Shawnee Playhouse, Shawnee on Delaware, Pa...The Shawnee Playhouse offers theatre year-round in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, with something for everyone including musicals, dramas, comedies, children's theatre and special events.Meal-and-show packages make memorable experience...Now I would like to thank every birdie who has voted for me throughout the month long campaign and has read the blogs and gave their feed back on them..It was a great month for me to be able to tell you about the region where I live the Pocono Mountains and their many places to visit and browse or just have fun....Thank you all again..Hope you have been enjoying your Monday...Many birdie wing hugs.....CYDNEY :o)

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08/31/2015 04:24.03 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Miss Lucy
Today is my last day in the castle.The last two months have been awesome and I'm honored to be able to share my heritage and traditions and the real truth with you.
I have come to all of you with a pure heart filled with love.Carry that love with you in everything you do and every journey you may go on. Love is very powerful in my tribe.
Today I'm offering you something very powerful.

The gift of life from our creator and all our service men who have turned from warriors to soldiers to fight for all of us now and before and fight for our lives and our freedom.

I have two or three pages in my gallery with pictures.Please honor our service men and women by picking up a few pictures and putting them in your gallery...

Let these these pictures be reminders of why we are all here and safe with our freedom.As you look at the pictures always say a prayer in honor for all our US Soldiers.You can pick out as many and any picture with the warriors heart who calls out to you.

I also have a picture of my uncles war pony. Her name is Winter moon. The first bird who claims her can pick up her picture and take her home with with you.
There are also pictures from the artists from my tribe. You can pick those up too.

Well it's the end of my trail as your King War Chief.
May the Great Spirit Watch over you...

Love
Panther

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08/31/2015 09:47.06 AM Report This Comment  
  from Flitzer's Dad:
A note of concern from Flitzer's Dad:

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For some reason, Flitzer has never liked my best friend, J.J.
J.J. is not a great fan of birds, but he has tried to be friendly with Flitzer.
After a long long time, they both seemed more comfortable with each other and started getting along.
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J.J. has had a rough year this year, and hasn't visited here very often. When he was over this week, Flitzer made it clear that he was Not Happy JJ was here in his home. Flitzer made disapproving sounds, grumbles, flew over and pooped in inappropriate places, and later tried to hide.
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I was quite embarrassed with Flitzer's behavior. He's good for me and great to Uncle Geno, but he becomes a little brat when JJ is visiting.
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Any suggestions?
-Thank You-

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08/31/2015 08:29.03 AM Report This Comment  
  #4994 Miss Lucy Blue
4s are book ends!
Hope you have a greyt day.
polly

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08/31/2015 08:01.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Miss Lucy!
Dropping off my Monday V4U!

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08/31/2015 07:25.00 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Lucy
#4992
Almost there!!!!
Hugs
Chyna

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08/30/2015 11:28.36 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy
i am trying to teach these young birds in my profile picture. you know teenagers they don't listen and they think they know everything. why even the young crow brought a bottle of liquor to my classroom.

love Cori

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08/30/2015 10:06.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Miss Lucy!
♥ 10 more votes and you will have 5K! How cool is that?♥

Wing hugs from your buddy,
Kaji

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08/30/2015 08:37.36 PM Report This Comment  
  HI MISS LUCY!!!
Pecked a V4U...Today my campaign blog will be about Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, Pa..Steamtown NHS celebrates the strength & glory of Locomotion.Takes a seasonal train ride through the beautiful mountain of Northeastern Pennsylvania or experience the heritage of the railroad through the History & Technology Museums.Join a Ranger-guided locomotive shop tour to learn what it takes to repair & maintain steam locomotives.Visit the only National Park Service Unit solely dedicated to railroad history.Created to interpret the story of mainline railroading between 1850 & 1950.The park occupies more then 40 acres of former rail yard & includes historic railroad buildings.Bring the whole family for a hands-on learning experience as you tour the Roundhouse and ride the rails.They have many locomotives & freight & passenger cars on display.Some have open cabs & compartments that visitors can climb in and walk through including a mail car, railroad executives passenger car(with the dining room and sleeping/lounge areas)box car, cabooses and a recreated DL&W Station with ticket window.A Steam Locomotive with cutaway section helps visitors understand steam power.Part of one of the 1865 Roundhouse inspecting pits uncovered in archaeological excavators is also preserved in situ under glass.Steamtown NHS is located within a working railroad yard & incorporates the surviving elements of the 1902 DL&W Scranton roundhouse & locomotive repair shops.The visitor center, theater technology & history museums are built in the style of and on the site of the missing portions of the original roundhouse giving an impression of what the original circular structure was like.The theater shows a short film throughout the day.The museum has exhibits about the history & technology of steam railroad in the U.S. & Pennsylvania, particularly.Hope you are having a great day...Thank every birdie who has voted for me to be BOTM...Many birdie wing hugs....CYDNEY :o)

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08/30/2015 07:07.21 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi pretty LucyBlue !
Hope mom has a great time visiting the skin-sis ! I'm actually here in my official capacity for Name That Tune to let you know you've won a jukebox ! I'll let you know when it's ready to be picked up !

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08/30/2015 05:41.38 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Miss Lucy~
I hope you are having a great day!! Still rainy and windy up here but the wind is not as bad today! Good thing cause lots of people lost power. There are tons of trees up here and a lot of them came down. Branches too. Mom's store was the only one with power so there were lots of people shopping there yesterday. They told mom that the line for the gas station was out on the street! They were the only ones in the whole town who had working gas pumps!
I'm busy munching on an apple while mom gets my notes done. Mom doesn't have to take anyone anywhere today so we spent the morning playing!
I hope your day is just perfect! Leaving a vote and a hug!
With love ~ Sugar ♥

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08/30/2015 12:39.09 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy
Sure hope that Finney gets some SUN. Here it has been cloudy AND muggy. Mom just gave dad a haircut in the garage and his skin was dampish from the humidity--yuck.
The club group looks to be interesting people--all BIRD people of course, ARE interesting.
Polly

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08/30/2015 11:35.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Miss Lucy!
My Sunday V4U!

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08/30/2015 06:37.39 AM Report This Comment  
  your mom looks so happy in the pictures !
Raise your wing if you saw mom on tv last night at the race . . . that's OK, I didn't either - but she had a super time ! The excitement in the air was incredible ! She tried to get pictures of AP but only got pictures of the backs of people's heads ! He was mobbed by his humans, his security, and fans . . . and mom is short ! It was so sad when he didn't win the race though . . . Mom won $4.20 when BigBeast placed in the Forego . . . she felt bad that he was saddled with such a name ! Not as intellectual as aunt Jane's picks, but it worked !

Today is another big day - the BC Adler BBQ at aunt Tanya's ! Mom can't wait to see them all again and aunt Tanya is only a little over an hour away - she promises to get more than the backs of heads with her camera this time !

Daddy will go check on the g'parronts and then come home early to me to play :) Hope you have a great day ! love Cookie

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08/30/2015 03:39.36 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy
not much happening here which is good. hope you are having a wonderful weekend.

love Cori

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08/29/2015 09:46.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Miss Lucy!
♥ 4983 from me to you! ♥

Wing hugs coming at ya!
Your buddy,
Kaji

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08/29/2015 08:20.11 PM Report This Comment  
  HI MISS LUCY!!!
Pecked a V4U...Today my campaign blog will be about the Holley Ross Pottery....A visit to Holley Ross Pottery is an experience you'll undoubtedly want to repeat...Their factory showroom is located on Route 191 in the quaint village of LaAnna(5 miles south of Newfoundland, Pa.).....They offer products from over 135 vendors as well as the products made on the premises..They offer demonstrations on how the pottery is made at 11 A.M. Monday through Friday...A new product line is the very collectible Polish Pottery by Ceramika Artystczna as seen on QVC...They have about 2,500 pieces to choose from!...They also offer Fiesta by Homer Laughlin China at savings up to 70%......Those are just two of the reasons people go there and keep coming back..They also offer, free for your enjoyment, a swinging bridge leading to a beautiful woodland park with sawdust trails and a scenic five acre lake....Holley Ross Pottery is shopping at its best as well as memorable experience for all who come...They are opened May 1st through mid December...Hours are Monday through Saturday 9:30A.M.-5:30P.M.& Sunday 1:00-5:30P.M....You might be interested in dinning before leaving the area there is the Desak, Swiftwater, Pa and it is the finest Hibachi & Sushi Japanese Restaurant in the Pocono's..It features entertaining hibachi chefs who captivate guests with eye-catching fire shows while preparing a succulent array of freshly cut beef, chicken, seafood and vegetables plus cocktails and appetizers..Another place that has a good rating is the Pocono Brewing Company in the same town...Enjoy their homestyle foods, slow-cooked meals, fresh vegetables and delectable desserts from their menu full of choices you're sure to love..You will be greeted with friendly and prompt service and the best comfort foods and unique dishes in their region...This is just some other thoughts of something you might like to see and take in an enjoyable meal before or after browsing through the pottery shop...Have a wonderful Saturday...Thank you again every birdie who pecks a vote for me to be BOTM..Many wing hugs...CYDNEY :o)

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08/29/2015 03:44.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Miss Lucy~
I hope you are having a wonderful day! It's very stormy here and the light are flickering so I have to make this fast!
Mom was gone for over 3 hours this morning taking Ian to work, picking up dad and taking Jennifer to her dad's house. The power is out in Lacey where Jennifer's dad lives. It took forever just to drive the few miles from the freeway to his house and back again! A big tree came down in the driveway of the market by his house and unfortunately there was a car there at the time. The teenage boy in the car was not hurt but the car is not looking good at this point!
We really need the rain but we really didn't need all this wind! It's going to be horrible for the people on the other side of the mountain who are fighting all those fires!
We hope your mom has a lovely trip!! I know you are going to miss her so much!!
Enjoy the day and I hope it's just spectacular!
Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar ♥

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08/29/2015 12:34.49 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy Blue
Beaters for German Potato Salad??? Mom has not made that, dad doesn't like it, but mom sure does.
We have a skinbro that comes here Thanksgiving and Christmas, but the parronts only go see him every other year. We do not like that, we get boarded at the vet's.
Who will be taking care of YOU?
Do any of you get to go to the picnic? Hope the rain is done by then.
Polly

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08/29/2015 09:34.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Miss Lucy!
Dropping off my Saturday V4U!

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08/29/2015 06:47.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Miss Lucy
HAPPY TGIF DAY
vulture populations are plummeting in Africa
Africa's eight vulture species have declined in number by an average of 62 percent during the last 30 years. vultures are one of nature's most important scavengers—a flock can strip a carcass in a matter of minutes.these natural recyclers, which breed slowly and need years to mature, could be extinct in Africa in the next 50 to 100 years.

poisoning from eating pesticide-laced carcasses caused as many as 60 percent of the vulture deaths recorded since the 1970s.When a large predator such as a lion kills livestock, a farmer will sometimes sprinkle poison on the carcass to kill the predator in retaliation, Vultures usually get to the corpse first. They die after eating the pesticide-laced carcasses intended for lions and other predators. Pesticides are poorly regulated in Africa, and sold as "lion killer" . many farmers don't know what the chemicals are really used for.vultures have largely disappeared from commercial farming areas where pesticide are used

Vultures often collide with the wind turbines and are crushed or are electrocuted by power lines

Vultures are also also targets for poachers, who sell their parts to people who use witchcraft. The birds are known for their tremendous eyesight, and many believe their body parts can be used to see into the future.Their brains are ground to snuff by witch doctors who believe the substance has magical powers.

The scavengers also die after feeding on carcasses left behind by poachers. Illegal hunters poison the corpses to throw off law enforcement, which use circling vultures as a beacon for illegal activity.500 dead vultures were found surrounding a pesticide-laden elephant carcass poachers had poisoned leaving the bodies to rot. terrorists groups are profiting the most from poaching affording them lucrative profits to buy guns and bombs

love Cori

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08/28/2015 10:13.30 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Lucy
#4976
Have a greyt weekend ... I'll be back on Sunday night.
Hugs
Chyna

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08/28/2015 09:37.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Miss Lucy!
♥ Stopping by with a vote for ya on this rainy and chilly Friday night!♥

Wing hugs from your buddy,
Kaji

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08/28/2015 08:55.47 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Miss Lucy~
I hope you had a wonderful day! We are very late getting notes out today. Mom took everyone to work this morning and then went to sleep for a while. We have been doing some chores and still have the kitchen to clean up. The dining room has to be mopped also since Jennifer dropped a coke on the floor!
Stayed cloudy here all day but only a bit of rain. It is suppose to really storm tomorrow. mom is driving Jennifer down to visit her dad. He just got back from Florida so she is going to spend some time with him this weekend.
Dad will be home in the morning for another 34 hour break. He was delivering in Spokane and did some local work for them so he gets to spend the weekend with us.
Mom is working all weekend so they won't be going anywhere.
I hope your evening is just wonderful! Leaving a vote and a big hug!
love you ~ Sugar ♥

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08/28/2015 08:40.16 PM Report This Comment  
  HI MISS LUCY!!!
Pecked a V4U....Today for my campaign blog I will be talking about the Casino Theatre and Village Malt Shoppe Mt.Pocono,Pa..It was originally a one story 1922 Casino building used as a dance hall & night club which was converted to a movie theatre after being purchased by a woman from Stroudsburg...Then it was sold in 1974 to three couples one by the name of Mr.& Mrs. George Litz..The families renovated & modernized the vintage structure opening the business 4/4/1975..Less than a year after the grand opening the structure burned to the ground..The new building opened 4 months later 7/1976.A new single screen movie theatre & new ice cream parlor.The new building was built with a slanted floor allowing a modern movie-going experience instead of the neck-craning involved when watching a film from a flat floor..Within a few years the Litzes bought out their partners and began expanding the operation.Today after more than 30 yrs.the Litz Family still own and operate the Casino which is in its second generation. The Casino is now a 2 screen movie house & ice cream shop. It shows first run movies plus still features an old fashioned soda fountain with many flavors of ice cream as well. Plus the Movie Theatre & Malt Shop they added a Sandwich Restaurant, Children's Arcade, Miniature Golf Operation and a Gift Shop with the 1950's theme of decor featuring nostalgia & retro items were added with items featuring Betty Boop, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, I Love Lucy & other Icons of the 1950's...Well my friends I do hope this might also be something you would like to see while visiting in the Poconos...Have a nice Friday...Thank you all again for voting for me everyday...I certainly do appreciate it...Many wing hugs....CYDNEY :o)

Come visit me, QUEEN CYDNEY "THANKS FOR MAKING ME BOTM" NEXT 10K, Sam ", Angel Cinnamon (R.I.P.), Stormy " & Princess "Loves Tweety".

08/28/2015 04:05.09 PM Report This Comment  
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