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A Sense of Rhythm: Birds, Lemurs, Whales and Us

A Sense of Rhythm: Birds, Lemurs, Whales and Us

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 23, 2021 0

You probably do it in the car. Some of us do it in the shower. And when no one else is home, a good number of us might even do it in front of

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Yellowstone: Restoring Wolves Revived Willows

Yellowstone: Restoring Wolves Revived Willows

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 2, 2021 0

Ever since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, there has been controversy and debate about the benefits and ecosystem services that the predators have actually provided; whether it was a

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What Animals Know: Counting and Dreaming of the World

What Animals Know: Counting and Dreaming of the World

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 26, 2021 0

Anyone who has ever lived with dogs knows that they can count. Try to short your best friend on daily treats, and you’ll quickly find out that he or she is keeping track. We

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Listing, Mapping—and Changing—All Animals

Listing, Mapping—and Changing—All Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 19, 2021 0

Just exactly how many species are there in our big, diverse world? And where, precisely, do they live? While all of us have probably wondered about such things from time to time, scientists have

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Five Fun Facts About Blue-Footed Boobies

Five Fun Facts About Blue-Footed Boobies

Julie Waggoner October 3, 2021 0

The remote Galapagos Islands are home to an amazing assortment of unique wildlife. The most famous bird of the Galapagos is the blue-footed booby. While they are not endemic to the islands, about 50

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Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 24, 2021 0

We’re all familiar with this movie scene: a bald eagle soars overhead in a wild, Western-type, wide-open landscape, and we hear the iconic, piercing, strong screech of America’s most majestic bird. What you might

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News on Kangaroos and an Australia Atlas of Nature

News on Kangaroos and an Australia Atlas of Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 20, 2021 0

Kangaroos have become iconic poster children for Australia’s great outback. But although the kangaroo is a national emblem for the country, some locals also think of the marsupial as a nuisance. Kangaroos often frequent grasslands

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You Don’t Have to Be a Nature Expert to Love It

You Don’t Have to Be a Nature Expert to Love It

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 29, 2021 0

There’s the old maxim that you must know something to love it. And we’ve certainly heard that regarding nature: that if we don’t expose people—particularly the next generation—to the outdoors and the biodiversity that

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