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Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2015 6

When you first start exploring beyond your home ground, you tend to see everything in relationship to where you live: what’s different, what’s similar, what’s unheard of and what’s exactly the same. I suppose

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Watch as New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Watch as New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2015 5

My dog can count. I’m sure of this fact. After her daily walk, if she doesn’t receive precisely two treats, I will hear about it. If I try to shortchange her by offering only

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Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2015 17

Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region received some good news last month. In a surprise, unusual ruling on December 19, 2014, United States District Judge Beryl A. Howell ordered that gray wolves in

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Best Conservation Christmas Gift: a Federal Duck Stamp

Best Conservation Christmas Gift: a Federal Duck Stamp

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 9, 2014 7

If you’ve got a wildlife and nature enthusiast on your holiday shopping list—and I’m sure you do if you’re reading this article—I have the perfect gift idea for you. It isn’t expensive, it’s beautiful,

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A Tale of Two Turkeys: the North American Bird and a Eurasian Country

A Tale of Two Turkeys: the North American Bird and a Eurasian Country

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2014 10

Native to the United States and Mexico, the turkey has become our traditional main course on Thanksgiving all across our nation. So, how did a strictly North American bird come to share a moniker

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Scouting the Skies and Combing the Beaches in the Galapagos Islands

Scouting the Skies and Combing the Beaches in the Galapagos Islands

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 20, 2014 12

Ever since the Galapagos Islands first appeared in an atlas in 1570, people have been curious about the archipelago and the unique animals and flora that abound there. Pirates, scientists, “royalty,” whalers, and even

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