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Video: Could a Parrot Be a Credible Murder Trial Witness?

Video: Could a Parrot Be a Credible Murder Trial Witness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 23, 2016 0

We’re always delighted when we find evidence of extreme intelligence in the “others,” such as when we learn that crows crack nuts open by using passing cars and gorillas dismantle snares to thwart poachers.

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Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 31, 2016 5

It’s the day after Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer season. While the summer solstice is still a ways off—June 20—after Memorial Day, vacations start and movie production companies bring out what

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Bison Named Our National Mammal: Bad Omen for the Species?

Bison Named Our National Mammal: Bad Omen for the Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 17, 2016 3

We now have a national mammal, and it’s Bison bison. On Monday, May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act, honoring American bison with this first-ever designation. It’s easy to think

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Egret Breakfast Banquet

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Egret Breakfast Banquet

Kendal Yoakum May 13, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected an egret in flight, capturing breakfast. Photographer Jeffrey West captured this image while

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Video: “The Messenger” Movie’s Memo about Songbirds

Video: “The Messenger” Movie’s Memo about Songbirds

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2016 2

Imagine a world without birdsong. That’s the scenario a new documentary, titled The Messenger, wants you to envision, because it could actually happen sooner than we think. Songbird populations throughout the world are in

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Clouds Can Help Find Threatened and Endangered Species

Clouds Can Help Find Threatened and Endangered Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2016 1

Cloud-gazing is, perhaps, a lost pastime. Before the Internet grabbed their attentions and took up most of their time, children would lie back on a summer day and try to find pictures in the

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