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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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The Lion and the Photographer

The Lion and the Photographer

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2012 7

Every photographer — amateur and professional — who’s been on a Natural Habitat Adventures trip is familiar with that catch-in-the-throat feeling when a wild animal comes within close range of your camera lens. And

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Rare Gorilla Footage

Rare Gorilla Footage

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2012 9

The recent popularity of trail cams and camera traps has resulted in some pretty amazing footage of the natural world, such as that of Bhutan’s mountain tigers and a cougar’s epic journey. On May

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Happy Mother’s Day 2012, to Cheetahs, Gemsboks and You

Happy Mother’s Day 2012, to Cheetahs, Gemsboks and You

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 1, 2012 3

All animal mothers seem to share one common trait: a fierce desire to protect their young. In fact, sometimes that desire becomes a little too overbearing, and moms begin to cross the line into

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Do Chimpanzees Mourn?

Do Chimpanzees Mourn?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2012 16

Very little is known about how animals other than ourselves—especially nonhuman primates—react to the deaths of those close to them and whether they “mourn,” as we interpret the feeling. But recently, researchers at the

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