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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lion King

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lion King

Kendal Bower December 30, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a scene from Botswana. Photographer Kerrie Page this lion at dusk at

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Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 29, 2016 0

Scientists can now measure individuals’ direct contributions to global climate change—and the results are staggering. According to a recent paper published in the journal Science (yes, that’s “science”), lead author Dirk Notz calculates that

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Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

WWF December 28, 2016 1

I have a reputation when I travel of attracting venomous snakes and children. This can be both a curse and a blessing when you work at WWF on forest conservation. Luckily, on Natural Habitat’s

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New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 27, 2016 0

Traditionally, throughout the world on New Year’s Eve, we all join in the singing of “Auld Lang Syne.” The song, whose title roughly translates as “for old times’ sake,” is appropriate for the end

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Malagasy Cuisine—Africa’s Tastiest & Most Diverse Dishes

Malagasy Cuisine—Africa’s Tastiest & Most Diverse Dishes

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 26, 2016 0

Madagascar is known for its exotic wildlife and a convergence of many diverse cultures, which is more than enough to motivate many travelers to visit Africa’s largest island. In fact, it is one of

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Golden Lion Tamarin Monkeys in Brazil

Golden Lion Tamarin Monkeys in Brazil

Natural Habitat Adventures December 24, 2016 0

I love monkeys. What can I say, I think it could be a genetic thing because everyone in my family seems to have a fondness for these creatures. So, it should be no surprise

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