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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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Assessing the Beliefs of Animals

Assessing the Beliefs of Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 22, 2021 0

If you asked any wildlife fan or pet owner if animals have beliefs, I’m guessing their answers would almost all fall within the “yes” category, based on observations and anecdotal evidence. Science, however, is

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The Loudest Bird on the Planet Lives in the Amazon

The Loudest Bird on the Planet Lives in the Amazon

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 18, 2021 0

Some animals are known for being loud; for example, howler monkeys are said to be aptly named. When a number of them let loose their lungs in concert, the din can be heard up

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The Color of Your Clothing and How It Affects Animal Behavior

The Color of Your Clothing and How It Affects Animal Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2021 2

If you love nature, wildlife-watching is probably one of your greatest joys. And because you care about animal welfare, you most likely try to ensure that your observations don’t interfere or disturb the creatures

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Video: A Novel Look at South Africa

Video: A Novel Look at South Africa

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2021 0

I have never been to Africa. Yet, I like to imagine being there: I picture myself on a safari in Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa or Tanzania. I dream of watching elephants, giraffes, lions,

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World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2021 0

Tomorrow, March 3, we’ll recognize the eighth World Wildlife Day, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly (U.N.G.A.) at its 68th session on December 20, 2013. This annual day of recognition is

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Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2021 0

On first impression, Antarctica may look barren and less biodiverse than most other places on Earth—and, even, simple in its black-and-whiteness. In reality, however, in recent years we’ve learned that the White Continent is

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