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The Incredible, Shrinking Wild World and Why Size Matters

The Incredible, Shrinking Wild World and Why Size Matters

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 6, 2012 9

Animals and plants are shrinking, and most scientists believe that global warming is the cause. Recently, researchers examined 85 species and found that 45 percent of them have been steadily decreasing in size from

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Grand Canyon Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Grand Canyon Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

Wendy Redal February 28, 2012 1

Headed to the Grand Canyon? Your Nat Hab steel water bottle will come in handy! We’ve been providing reusable bottles to our guests for more than a decade, and it’s a trend that’s catching on

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Earth Hour, March 31, 2012: Give 60 Minutes for the Planet

Earth Hour, March 31, 2012: Give 60 Minutes for the Planet

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2012 11

It’s as simple as turning off your lights for one hour on Saturday, March 31, at 8:30 p.m., your local time. That’s it. It may be the easiest thing you’ll ever be asked to

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Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2012 3

An arctic fox off the coast of Baffin Island has recently proved that wanderlust isn’t restricted to humans. Apparently, this little canid—and some others of her kind—has a propensity for it, too. In spring

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It All Started with a Seal

It All Started with a Seal

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 7, 2012 3

A desk phone, $600 and one very wacky photograph. It’s just about all Ben Bressler had about 25 years ago, when the idea to create Natural Habitat Adventures was still just flickering in the

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Last of Her Kind: Footage of an Imperial Woodpecker

Last of Her Kind: Footage of an Imperial Woodpecker

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2012 16

Campephilus imperialis (the imperial woodpecker) may have been the largest woodpecker that ever lived. The last documented sighting of this two-foot-tall bird happened in 1956 in the state of Durango, in the high-altitude, old-growth

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