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What is Biodiversity and Why Does it Matter?

What is Biodiversity and Why Does it Matter?

Hannah Wagner February 29, 2020 0

When I was little, I learned about dinosaurs and extinction in the same breath. Those tree trunk sized leg bones I saw at the museum belonged to animals that died out millions of years

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hanging on to Mom

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hanging on to Mom

Steve Selden February 28, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose A sloth mom and young in Panama. Photographer Lisa Wakida got this

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Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska’s Salmon—and Its Bears

Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska’s Salmon—and Its Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2020 0

Katmai National Park is a realm of untrammeled rivers, pristine streams and clear lakes. The park and the greater Alaska Peninsula are part of the Bristol Bay Watershed, which, according to World Wildlife Fund,

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jumping Gentoos

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jumping Gentoos

Steve Selden February 21, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a Gentoo Penguins in Antarctica! Photographer Kevin Fohrer took this shot of

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Tira – The Polka Dotted Zebra

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Tira – The Polka Dotted Zebra

Steve Selden February 14, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a rare polka-dotted zebra in Africa! Photographer Ratish Nair captured this moment

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The New Mini Frogs of Madagascar

The New Mini Frogs of Madagascar

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 11, 2020 0

More than 350 types of frogs live in Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. The nation stretches across 226,917 square miles (approximately the size of France or Texas) off

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Whale Shark Smile

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Whale Shark Smile

Steve Selden February 7, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a whale shark in Mexico! Photographer Paola Ruffo caught this awesome shot

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Belize’s Barrier Reef, One of the Best Snorkel Spots in the World

Belize’s Barrier Reef, One of the Best Snorkel Spots in the World

Courtney Nachlas February 3, 2020 0

Waiting impatiently on the edge of a dive boat, you breathe in the salty air and feel the anticipation building in your chest. Sparkling blue waters enchant you, as you think about the abundance

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