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Do you want to watch a video of a hedgehog or guinea pig being cute and cuddly? What about reading up on honeybees or listening to some birdcalls?

I am taking time to appreciate the soothing, the informative, the beautiful, and yes, the adorable. Yes, the world is a mess and humanity is busy making it even more of a mess, but there are still good things. It is important to me to notice them.

Cute Hedgehog Video Clips
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5th2crwU58
Several short clips of hedgehogs being bathed, eating, climbing on people's legs, and so on.

Happy Guinea Pigs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXaLVaLQSY4
Human explains some things about guinea pigs. Guinea pigs nap and run around.

Guinea Pig Likes Petting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpT4pOp0ebw
Human pets guinea pig on lap. Guinea pig makes happy little noises.

Oregon Wildlife: Bird Calls: Index Page
http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/birds/owls.asp#Top
The top of the page lists categories of species; this link takes you to owls. Scrolling down, each category of birds has a chart with basic info about some species and links to audio. Each direct link to an audio recording has a click button in upper left to play.

Yellow-Rumped Warbler
http://macaulaylibrary.org/audio/138527/play

Mourning Dove
http://macaulaylibrary.org/audio/22930/play
(Note this call was recorded over 50 years ago! Cool, huh!)

Honeybee Facts
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/honeybee

How to Help Honeybees
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2008/may/13/wildlife.endangeredspecies

Planting For Native Pollinators in Oregon
http://www.oregonlive.com/hg/index.ssf/2015/10/native_plants_best_oregon_osu.html

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