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See Our Guest’s Baby Tiger Photos from India!

See Our Guest’s Baby Tiger Photos from India!

Wendy Redal June 30, 2014 1

When fewer than 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, it’s a big deal to catch even a glimpse of this elusive, rarely seen cat. But when you time a visit to one of India’s

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Seven Animals to See in Uganda and Rwanda Besides Gorillas

Seven Animals to See in Uganda and Rwanda Besides Gorillas

WWF June 29, 2014 1

There’s no question: Seeing mountain gorillas in the forests of Uganda and Rwanda is, for many wildlife enthusiasts, the apex of their globetrotting adventures. But that’s not the whole story for the two African nations; they’re also home

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Video of the week: Polar Bear Quest for Sea Ice

Video of the week: Polar Bear Quest for Sea Ice

Chris Miller June 27, 2014 0

Arctic Bear Productions gave us goose bumps with this stunning perspective of a polar bear family’s journey in search of sea ice. The video was shot 100% on the GoPro HD HERO3+® camera allowing for extraordinary

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Video: Climate Change and a Changed Congressman

Video: Climate Change and a Changed Congressman

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2014 0

When you read about all of the climate change deniers now serving in the United States Congress, it’s easy to become skeptical that our nation will ever be able to commit to combating the

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Video: 5 Flirty and Funny Mating Dances

Video: 5 Flirty and Funny Mating Dances

Tania Curry June 25, 2014 2

Birds are like teenagers, “peacocking” to try to attract the opposite sex. Teens may eventually outgrow this behavior (well, most anyway), but other animals aren’t so lucky; they’re stuck with these ingrained, awkward actions.

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Does Our Language Regarding Wolves and Bears Shape Our Attitudes?

Does Our Language Regarding Wolves and Bears Shape Our Attitudes?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 24, 2014 4

In Wisconsin where I live, we call three large predators “neighbors”: the black bear, the gray wolf and the occasional mountain lion. Because of this, you might think that Wisconsinites’ attitudes toward all three

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The Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2014

The Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2014

Kendal Bower June 23, 2014 0

Recently the International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE) released its annual Top 10 List of newly discovered species. Each year an international committee, made up of taxonomists and other related experts, selects 10 species

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Just In: WWF Program Officer to Join One of Our Polar Bear Tours this November

Just In: WWF Program Officer to Join One of Our Polar Bear Tours this November

WWF June 23, 2014 0

We are thrilled to announce that WWF program officer Elisabeth Kruger will be joining our November 10 – 16 Classic Polar Bear Photo Adventure this winter. Kruger is part of WWF’s Arctic and Bering

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