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The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 29, 2019 0

When you weigh anywhere from 1,000 to 14,000 pounds, you tend to leave huge, deep footprints wherever you walk. But more than just evidence of your passing through, those footprints, it turns out, can

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Will We Soon Be “Talking” with Dolphins and Whales?

Will We Soon Be “Talking” with Dolphins and Whales?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 28, 2019 0

Much like us, other animals have “languages” that they use in order to communicate with members of their own species. For example, prairie dogs have developed different “words” to describe various predators—barks, squeals and

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Going Home

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Going Home

Steve Selden May 17, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose an elephant herd in Kenya. Photographer Yochi Levanon captured this amazing image

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Amboseli Nightfall

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Amboseli Nightfall

Steve Selden April 12, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a family of elephants. Photographer Gary Herman took this shot while on

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Giving Tuesday: Saving 30 Percent of Earth by 2030

Giving Tuesday: Saving 30 Percent of Earth by 2030

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 20, 2018 1

Some scientists, such as American biologist, naturalist, theorist and author E. O. Wilson, say that a majority of wild species will go extinct if humans don’t set aside at least 50 percent of the

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Elephants on Track

Elephants on Track

WWF November 7, 2018 0

A sophisticated 22-pound GPS collar may be the most valuable bling on the African continent. Seven-ton elephants are now donning advanced satellite tracking devices that let their movements be monitored in real time—technology that’s

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Finding Harmony in Botswana

Finding Harmony in Botswana

WWF October 24, 2018 0

We stare in awe as three generations of lioness – a grandmother, mother and two cubs – saunter peacefully near our 4×4. Their blonde, sun-soaked coats blend harmoniously into the surrounding golden grass and

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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 2

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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