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Happy Mother’s Day 2012, to Cheetahs, Gemsboks and You

Happy Mother’s Day 2012, to Cheetahs, Gemsboks and You

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 1, 2012 3

All animal mothers seem to share one common trait: a fierce desire to protect their young. In fact, sometimes that desire becomes a little too overbearing, and moms begin to cross the line into

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Dolphin Stampede

Dolphin Stampede

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2012 9

In September 2008 while their boat was in the Sea of Cortez between Isla Ángel de la Guarda and Bahia de los Angeles, Mexico, some fishermen encountered a pod of dolphins. The animals are

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More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 24, 2012 5

There are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than previously thought, stated the National Science Foundation in mid April. That’s certainly good news, as concerns about the effects of global warming on penguin

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Yellowstone National Park: Global Warming’s Version of CliffsNotes

Yellowstone National Park: Global Warming’s Version of CliffsNotes

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 17, 2012 17

With piles of popular articles on the subject and decades of research behind us, you’d think we’d all be experts on global warming by now, right? But it turns out that half of the

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Bald Eagle Does the Breaststroke

Bald Eagle Does the Breaststroke

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2012 30

Eagle watchers—and just about all of us in North America—are familiar with the well-documented athletic abilities of our national emblem, the bald eagle. You’ve seen countless films of them, noiselessly swooping down upon unsuspecting

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The Art of Adventure: Cartographers and Paleoartists

The Art of Adventure: Cartographers and Paleoartists

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 10, 2012 4

In 1719, when cartographer John Senex was drawing a map of the English empire in America, there was still a lot that was unknown. The little information about this “new land” that he did

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