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On the Loss of Passenger Pigeons and Parks

On the Loss of Passenger Pigeons and Parks

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 3, 2014 10

One hundred years ago this year, the last passenger pigeon on Earth died in the Cincinnati Zoo. A female named Martha, she has now become an icon for species extinction. It’s hard to believe

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Choosing the Sea

Choosing the Sea

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2011 5

Two very old whales are telling us a fascinating story. They are fossils—a male and a pregnant female—that were discovered in Pakistan in 2000 and 2004. Researchers say that these 47.5-million-year-old cetaceans are beginning

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