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Discover elephant seals and more on California’s wild central coast

Discover elephant seals and more on California’s wild central coast

Wendy Redal August 24, 2009 2

A male elephant seal might be one of the funniest-looking animals on the planet. Unlike their conventional cousins, elephant seals are distinguished by their giant, bulbous nose, a pendulous schnozz that inflates with air

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Giant Plant Eats Rodents

Giant Plant Eats Rodents

James Dziezynski August 20, 2009 0

From the news of the wild comes this story from the Philippines about a pitcher plant (similar to the infamous Venus Fly Trap) that actually devours small rodents–and any other living thing unfortunate enough

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Birdy Bop

Birdy Bop

James Dziezynski August 12, 2009 1

Once all that singing is done, some birds like to get down and boogie. Researchers who study animal intelligence say that birds’ ability to keep time to music is a major cognitive breakthrough — we think

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Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Megan Koelemay August 10, 2009 0

A recent article on CNN.com cites a report that China's Sichuan earthquake of last May destroyed a quarter of wild giant pandas' habitat, and some 60% of giant pandas overall were affected by the

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Save $500 on our Kingdom of the Monarchs Trip!

Save $500 on our Kingdom of the Monarchs Trip!

Megan Koelemay August 4, 2009 10

Observe the amazing migration of 300 million monarch butterflies in the highlands of Mexico, and take advantage of our "2010 Economic Climate Change Stimulus Plan" while you're at it! Save $500 now with our

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Q&A: Encounters with Wildlife on Galapagos Islands

Q&A: Encounters with Wildlife on Galapagos Islands

Megan Koelemay July 31, 2009 0

Eunice Park, a member of World Wildlife Fund's communications team, visited the Galápagos Islands recently, when the Baltra Island fuel-handling facility received its environmental certification. Here is Eunice's take on this otherworldly wildlife destination

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