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Are Wolf Protection “Kid Cages” Necessary, or Just a Scaremongering Tool?

Are Wolf Protection “Kid Cages” Necessary, or Just a Scaremongering Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 5, 2013 37

When I was growing up in Wisconsin, I would hear occasional rumors of kids in the Northwoods having to worry about wolves as they “waited for the school bus.” Why they would have to

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Saving Giant Turtles in Indonesia

Saving Giant Turtles in Indonesia

Natural Habitat Adventures November 1, 2013 Comments Off on Saving Giant Turtles in Indonesia

“Kura-kura!” yelled the little village boy as he came running out of the dark tropical night and into our jungle camp. Two of our Papuan boatmen from our mother ship, the James Bond II,

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Video: The World’s Scariest Creatures

Video: The World’s Scariest Creatures

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 30, 2013 15

Snakes, spiders or scorpions—even though you’re a nature enthusiast, chances are that there’s at least one creature found within the world’s diverse animal kingdom that gives you the creeps. Watch the video below and

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Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 22, 2013 18

There’s no doubt that tracking devices, such as GPS collars, have helped researchers monitor and conserve wildlife. While the necessity of capturing and handling wild animals—and the high costs involved—in order to attach these

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Video: Effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on Midway Atoll Albatrosses

Video: Effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on Midway Atoll Albatrosses

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2013 32

In one of the most remote places on Earth, an albatross fight is taking place. The battleground is the Midway Atoll, located more than 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent. On this small

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Moths’ Open-Weave Cocoons Adapted to Handle Heavy Forest Rains

Moths’ Open-Weave Cocoons Adapted to Handle Heavy Forest Rains

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 8, 2013 9

In the rainforests of Peru, the average annual rainfall measures 79 inches. That not only creates lush, green jungles filled with a diversity of life but dangerous environments, too—especially if you’re a caterpillar aspiring

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