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7 Photos of Animals in Love: A Tribute to Valentines Day

7 Photos of Animals in Love: A Tribute to Valentines Day

Ami Jones February 14, 2014 2

Valentines Day is upon us and it is a time to show those closest to us how much we truly love them. We have compiled a list of some of our favorite photos of

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An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

Wendy Redal November 21, 2013 0

A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON THE U.S. IVORY CRUSH Two years ago when I was on safari in Botswana, I saw my first herd of wild elephants. We heard them first—a low, rumbling thunder in

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Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2013 17

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized nearly six tons of illegal African and Asian elephant ivory. A conservative estimate of this ivory, which was seized at our nation’s ports of entry

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Video: Writing the World’s First Elephant Dictionary

Video: Writing the World’s First Elephant Dictionary

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 27, 2013 4

When Katy Payne made a visit to the Portland Zoo in 1984, she had no idea it would soon change the course of her life. A naturalist and amateur musician, Katy had been studying

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Save vanishing species next time you’re at the post office

Save vanishing species next time you’re at the post office

Wendy Redal October 11, 2011 0

I can’t say I’ve seen any tigers or rhinos lurking around my local post office, but next time I pop in for stamps, I’ll be able to help protect them. That’s because the U.S.

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