The Water Bowl: Alyssa Milano and More Stars Tweet for Adoptable Pets; Plus: Bat 'Love Songs'!
08/26/2009 AT 10:46 AM EDT
Celebrities like Kevin Nealon and Alyssa Milano are helping spread the word about pet adoption on Twitter. On www.TwitterACritter.com they've selected animals available for adoption and tweeted a link to that pet's information.--Examiner.com
Researchers at Texas A&M University have found that male free-tail bats sing complex "love songs" to woo potential mates.--BBC
Small airplane pilots across the country have set an ambitious goal for next month: From Sept. 12 through Sept. 20 they plan to transport 5,000 animals from kill shelters to rescue groups. The group Pilots N Paws, which was created 18 months ago and connects pilots with shelters in need, has more than 600 pilots signed up, and so far more than 1,000 animals have been saved.--USA Today
A housing development in Cardiff Bay, England, has commissioned an artist to erect an 'animal wall' that will contain 1,000 integrated bird and nesting boxes.--BBC