Watch a bird outsmart a leopard in this wild goose chase

A leopard, known as Hosana, stalks a family of Egyptian geese. One of the goose parents feigns an injury to distract the leopard from the goose chicks. Feigning injury to lure a predator away from chicks is a common behaviour for these geese, but rarely caught on camera. Hosana concedes and retreats back to eat an impala that he’d recently killed.

How a Duckling Joined a Cat Family

January 19, 2018—Kitty the Duck lives on a family farm roughly 100 miles from Brisbane, Australia. Her name is a reflection of her honorary status as the only duckling in a litter of kittens. Kitty's mother duck left the nest while her original siblings were out roaming. When the farmers checked in, they saw that one egg still held a struggling duckling. They took it to incubate in their oven. That works, if you know what you’re doing. Soon, Kitty emerged. At first, the humans nestled the hatchling. But Altmann’s partner Phil had an idea. Unicorn the Cat had four new kittens. While they nursed, the farmers added an avian member to the family. Kitty settled right in, and Unicorn came to treat Kitty like her own.

Soar Alongside Migrating Birds—and the Man Who Flies With Them

For more than 20 years, Christian Moullec has flown with birds. With his microlight aircraft, he guides migrating flocks of vulnerable species. Moullec, known as the "birdman," raises orphaned geese at his home in France, and leads them on safe migratory routes. Now, Moullec also takes visitors on short trips to share his moving experience with the birds. The tourists help to keep his conservation project running.

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