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What Whales Contemplate

What Whales Contemplate

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2011 5

Seems there’s a rising singing sensation who’s getting a lot of press lately. He hails from Australia. Well, actually, from off the coast of Australia—way off. From beneath the ocean. He’s a humpback whale.

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When a Leopard Seal Serves You Lunch

When a Leopard Seal Serves You Lunch

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 17, 2011 3

When National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen jumped in the waters off Antarctica to photograph a leopard seal, he never expected her to play the perfect host—and offer him a snack. The huge seal began

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Baby tigers have blue eyes! And other fun tiger facts

Baby tigers have blue eyes! And other fun tiger facts

Wendy Redal March 10, 2011 16

Did you know the tiger’s mystical golden eyes are a trait that only adults possess?  Babies are born with blue eyes, which open when they are about 10 days old. Want more tiger trivia? 

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The Species Numbers Game

The Species Numbers Game

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 22, 2011 9

When it comes to environmental and wildlife issues, it seems that the more alarming the statistics are, the more likely it is that they will command our attention and move us into action. When

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It’s Raining Birds

It’s Raining Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 8, 2011 6

Instead of waking to falling snow as many of us did on New Year’s Day 2011, people in Beebe, Arkansas, rose to find thousands of birds—grackles, starlings and red-winged blackbirds—falling from the sky, dead.

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Churchill: Home of the Pizzly?

Churchill: Home of the Pizzly?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 25, 2011 9

As the Arctic continues to warm, it comes as no surprise that cold-adapted species, such as polar bears, are moving north in an effort to survive, while those that favor more moderate temperatures are

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