21 May '11, 12am

Awesome. Feral parakeets.

Awesome. Feral parakeets.

There are no current plans to cull the London parakeet flock, but the U.K. won't allow another parakeet species to take hold in the same manner. An estimated 100 to 150 monk parakeets live in London and other towns, and they are starting to cause damage through the creation of their massive nests, which can be as big as cars. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has created plans, not yet public, to eliminate the monk parakeets, according to a report from

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/swarms-o...

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treehugger.com 15 May '11, 11am

In 1995, it was estimated that 1,500 of the birds made their home in Britain. Today, the estimate is 32,000 in southeast B...

Looks like a prequel to The Birds- 32,000 parak...

treehugger.com 15 May '11, 11am

In 1995, it was estimated that 1,500 of the birds made their home in Britain. Today, the estimate is 32,000 in southeast B...

Success! Howley Feral Cats Safe From Gas Chamber

Success! Howley Feral Cats Safe From Gas Chamber

care2.com 21 May '11, 9am

If officials in Howley, Newfoundland had their way, the town's feral cats would all have been gassed and buried, but that ...