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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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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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A New Whale Species Is Found Living in the Gulf of Mexico

A New Whale Species Is Found Living in the Gulf of Mexico

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 28, 2021 0

Whales are fascinating beings. After living on the land for a while, their ancestors chose to go back to the sea; they have their own, complicated cultures; they help us and our planet by

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How Should Rhinos Be Relocated? Upside Down.

How Should Rhinos Be Relocated? Upside Down.

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 10, 2021 0

At times, wildlife conservationists do things that might look a bit strange or even questionable to the rest of us. And seeing a rhino tied by its legs and suspended from a helicopter—even though

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Better Together: Native Knowledge and Western Science

Better Together: Native Knowledge and Western Science

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 27, 2021 0

Throughout the United States, Native Americans own and/or manage nearly 95 million acres of deserts and forests, grasslands and mountains—much of it in still-intact habitats. That’s 10 million more acres than the National Park

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Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2021 0

Anyone who has ever adopted a cat or dog into the family knows that each pet is distinctive. One of your dogs, for example, may have loved to spend all day at your side,

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10 Tips for Ethical Wildlife Photography

10 Tips for Ethical Wildlife Photography

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2020 1

Those of us who like to dabble in wildlife photography have never been luckier. Today, we have unprecedented opportunities and tools to find animal subjects. Online databases, photography forums and social media yield information—sometimes

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Madagascar’s Dwindling Forests and Their Linked Lemurs

Madagascar’s Dwindling Forests and Their Linked Lemurs

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2020 0

Imagine that you are lactose intolerant, and then you discover that all of the grocery stores in your vicinity sell only dairy products. That’s how a Duke University, North Carolina, ecologist describes the predicament

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