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Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 8, 2017 1

On Monday, August 21, 2017—for the first time in nearly a century—a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. A solar eclipse happens when a new moon moves between

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Happy Halloween: Watch Bats Show Off a “Drive to Drink”

Happy Halloween: Watch Bats Show Off a “Drive to Drink”

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 27, 2016 1

Bats and Halloween have been connected for a long time. That could be due to the work of author Bram Stoker, who in his 1897 novel Dracula wrote about a human vampire who could

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Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2016 7

American attitudes toward wild animals are growing more positive, according to a new study published just last month in the international journal Biological Conservation. Between 1978 and 2014, our thinking about eight historically stigmatized

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Video of Lil’ Drac: An Orphaned Baby Bat

Video of Lil’ Drac: An Orphaned Baby Bat

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 30, 2014 5

Bram Stoker is probably to thank for our fascination with bats at this time every year. In 1897 when he penned Dracula, the story of a human vampire who could transform into a bat,

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