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Calling on Mountain Gorillas

Calling on Mountain Gorillas

Lisa Poppleton February 1, 2013 0

The Uganda Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, with the support of The Wildlife Conservation Society, recently checked in with the mountain gorilla population in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and found the primates doing

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Wildlife at Your Fingertips

Wildlife at Your Fingertips

Lisa Poppleton January 17, 2013 0

Our good friends over at WWF have just released their first U.S. iPad application, “WWF Together,” available as a free download at the AppStore.   The app is a unique interactive experience for all ages

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Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon

Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon

Lisa Poppleton January 3, 2013 0

Over one-third of all animal species in the world lives in the Amazon River system and its surrounding rainforest.  Among all this flying, creeping, swimming, slithering, running, climbing fauna, the Amazon pink river dolphins

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Juggling Wolves in the Rockies

Juggling Wolves in the Rockies

Lisa Poppleton December 26, 2012 0

As a lover of wild animals, my media feed spans the globe for wildlife conservation stories.  This fall and winter, however, I have not needed to search far in following one of North America’s

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In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

Lisa Poppleton November 29, 2012 2

When I see this broad furry face staring straight into the camera, I can’t help but think of a wizened little mountain troll.  “What are you doing in my home?” it seems to say.

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Endangered and Endemic: The Fragile Wonders of Madagascar

Endangered and Endemic: The Fragile Wonders of Madagascar

Lisa Poppleton October 23, 2012 0

When endangered overlaps with endemic, the result is all too often extinction.   Scientists are alarmed by the increasing rate of vanishing species throughout the world, and few places have more unique treasures to lose

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