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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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The New Mini Frogs of Madagascar

The New Mini Frogs of Madagascar

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 11, 2020 0

More than 350 types of frogs live in Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. The nation stretches across 226,917 square miles (approximately the size of France or Texas) off

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Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 3, 2018 6

Every time I see a puffin, the same thought comes to mind: They’re not real, right? They’re too impossibly cute. For me and for everyone else on the planet, I bet, they seem just

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New Zealand Builds Gyms for “Problem” Birds

New Zealand Builds Gyms for “Problem” Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 27, 2018 3

In the United States, it often seems, there is only one method for dealing with “problem” animals. Whether it’s Canada geese, grizzly bears or wolves, our first impulse is to eradicate them. That’s not

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No More Wild Horses

No More Wild Horses

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 27, 2018 0

Whenever I hear that a little piece of the wild has slipped away forever, it saddens me. And another small bit of it vanished recently. Or you could say, perhaps more accurately, that we

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Nat Hab Sponsors 2nd-ever Release of Endangered Sun Bear into the Wild

Nat Hab Sponsors 2nd-ever Release of Endangered Sun Bear into the Wild

Nick Grossman June 30, 2016 0

This summer, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center (BSBCC) in Sabah, Malaysia, will release an endangered sun bear back into the wild for the second time in history. Natural Habitat Adventures is proud to

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Bison Named Our National Mammal: Bad Omen for the Species?

Bison Named Our National Mammal: Bad Omen for the Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 17, 2016 3

We now have a national mammal, and it’s Bison bison. On Monday, May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, honoring American bison with this first-ever designation. It’s easy to think

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What Size Wilderness?

What Size Wilderness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2016 1

Scarface is dead. Otherwise known as Bear No. 211, the Yellowstone National Park bruin was shot and killed just outside the park in Gallatin National Forest in November 2015. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife

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