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Q-and-A: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Q-and-A: Mountain Gorilla Trekking

WWF January 19, 2014 0

WWF’s Whitney Kent traveled to Africa with her family to see mountain gorillas in the wild. We caught up with her to talk about the experience. WWF Travel: How long did you have to hike before

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Kenya or Tanzania: Which to Choose?

Kenya or Tanzania: Which to Choose?

Elissa Poma January 1, 2014 0

Natural Habitat Adventures and WWF offer migration-oriented tours to both Tanzania and Kenya. While wildlife sightings can never be guaranteed, both locales have generally offered thundering masses of wildebeest, zebras racing across the savannah and the drama

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Wildlife Webinar: Tracking Gorillas in Congo’s Rainforests

Wildlife Webinar: Tracking Gorillas in Congo’s Rainforests

Emily Deemer November 27, 2013 0

There are few places left on the planet that offer an authentic encounter with unspoiled wilderness. The Congo Basin is one of them.  A WWF priority region, it’s home to some of central Africa’s largest

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Do Dogs Communicate by Directional Tail Wagging?

Do Dogs Communicate by Directional Tail Wagging?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2013 8

I’ve often thought that if people were more like dogs, relationships between humans would be a lot less complicated. You’d know immediately if someone was truly happy to see you, just by the wagging

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An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

Wendy Redal November 21, 2013 0

A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON THE U.S. IVORY CRUSH Two years ago when I was on safari in Botswana, I saw my first herd of wild elephants. We heard them first—a low, rumbling thunder in

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Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2013 17

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized nearly six tons of illegal African and Asian elephant ivory. A conservative estimate of this ivory, which was seized at our nation’s ports of entry

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