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10 Things to Take On Your Africa Safari

10 Things to Take On Your Africa Safari

Wendy Redal July 6, 2011 6

Are you planning an African safari? You’ll no doubt be consulting detailed packing lists that advise you to bring various essentials such as binoculars, mosquito repellent with DEET, khaki-colored clothing to blend in with

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Animals Drinking Water, Creatively

Animals Drinking Water, Creatively

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2011 0

Animals are creative adaptors to their surroundings. From acute senses to astounding camouflage to amazing agility, they seem to make the best of any environment they find themselves in. In fact, we are often

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Bullfrog Father Knows Best

Bullfrog Father Knows Best

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 26, 2011 3

It’s not easy being green, as Kermit the Frog often reminds us. And that statement is particularly apropos if you’re an African bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus). Found mostly in open grasslands and at low elevations

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From a Lion’s Point of View

From a Lion’s Point of View

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2011 5

Recent new technology has allowed us to get a glimpse into other creatures’ lives like never before. It seems that every day, we’re learning more about the incredible feats—and the normal days—of the beings

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Dolphins as Therapists

Dolphins as Therapists

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2011 3

Dogs have been working as “therapists” for us for a long time now. Since the 1970s, they have been going into nursing homes, assisted living centers, children’s hospitals and prisons to help lift spirits

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For Earth Day: A Gallery of Green

For Earth Day: A Gallery of Green

Wendy Redal April 22, 2011 4

Red-eyed tree frog, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Photo: Tribefly.com It’s Earth Day, and you’re likely to hear the word “green” a gazillion times before April 22 is over. It’s easy to get calloused to

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