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Are Grizzlies Losing Federal Protections Too Soon?

Are Grizzlies Losing Federal Protections Too Soon?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 23, 2013 19

When Lewis and Clark were exploring the West in 1805, it’s estimated that 50,000 to 100,000 grizzly bears roamed the Great Plains. But by the late 1800s, as the West was getting settled, large animals were

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“Badger” Bat Recently Rediscovered

“Badger” Bat Recently Rediscovered

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2013 8

With species going extinct so rapidly today, hearing that a new animal has been identified is welcome news. A bat that looks like a badger was recently discovered in the Republic of South Sudan,

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Reviving Extinct Animals: a Tool for Fighting Global Warming?

Reviving Extinct Animals: a Tool for Fighting Global Warming?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 16, 2013 22

When National Geographic magazine came out with their cover story on de-extinction in April 2013, it set off quite a controversy. Now that we are on the scientific brink of being able to bring

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Indian Rhino Numbers Are Up, But Will Preserves Ultimately Help Poachers?

Indian Rhino Numbers Are Up, But Will Preserves Ultimately Help Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2013 7

On the flood plains of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India, lies Kaziranga National Park, one of the last areas in the eastern part of the country to be undisturbed by human presence. Here,

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Starling Murmuration Captured on Film in France

Starling Murmuration Captured on Film in France

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2013 12

A lot of times when working with nature, what you manage to get on film is a happy accident. So it was for Neels Castillon, just a few months ago. While he and his

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Traditional Tracking vs. Electronic Surveillance: Has Wildlife Research Become Too High-Tech?

Traditional Tracking vs. Electronic Surveillance: Has Wildlife Research Become Too High-Tech?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2013 13

From Florida manatees equipped with small, satellite-monitored tags to elk in the Rocky Mountains fitted with large radio collars, our wildlife is becoming more wired every day. We now know more about the locations

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