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Dolphins as Therapists

Dolphins as Therapists

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2011 3

Dogs have been working as “therapists” for us for a long time now. Since the 1970s, they have been going into nursing homes, assisted living centers, children’s hospitals and prisons to help lift spirits

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Videos: Lemming Suicide, the No. 1 Nature Hoax

Videos: Lemming Suicide, the No. 1 Nature Hoax

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2011 2

The top nature hoax—according to Animal Planet, the popular TV channel created by the BBC and Discovery Communications—is the suicidal nature of lemmings. Many people today, influenced by films such as the early Walt

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For Earth Day: A Gallery of Green

For Earth Day: A Gallery of Green

Wendy Redal April 22, 2011 4

It’s Earth Day, and you’re likely to hear the word “green” a gazillion times before April 22 is over. It’s easy to get calloused to the notion of “going green.” Is there such a

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Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2011 12

There are many Native American stories regarding the stunning red, orange and white hoodoos in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. The Paiute Indians call the park Unka-timpe-wa-wince-pockich—which means “red rocks standing like men in

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No Kid Can Resist a Mud Puddle

No Kid Can Resist a Mud Puddle

Wendy Redal December 2, 2010 1

Talk about something to make you smile on a Friday… Take a look at what happens when a young elk comes across an irresistible place to play!

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Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 1, 2010 8

You’ve probably got one in the bathroom, bedroom or basement or perhaps tucked away in a closet. It’s that piece of exercise equipment, such as a treadmill or foldable “home gym,” that you thought would be

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Dog and Dolphin Playdate

Dog and Dolphin Playdate

James Dziezynski October 19, 2010 0

Who can’t use a swim with a buddy once in a while? Amazing footage from Ireland!

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Prairie Dogs: Lost Language Underground

Prairie Dogs: Lost Language Underground

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2010 9

Tucked away for centuries in a remote corner of northeastern India, a rare language lives. According to reports from the National Geographic Society, the language, called “Koro,” has just been “discovered” by researchers from

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