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Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2011 4

In 1951, Kirk Douglas starred in a B movie titled The Big Carnival (originally released as Ace in the Hole). I saw it as a kid, many years later, when the trend was to

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Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2011 12

There are many Native American stories regarding the stunning red, orange and white hoodoos in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. The Paiute Indians call the park Unka-timpe-wa-wince-pockich—which means “red rocks standing like men in

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Turkey Takes on a Truck

Turkey Takes on a Truck

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 3, 2011 4

Typically, a dog is the animal a mail carrier has to worry about most while doing his or her job. Not so in Centerville, Massachusetts. It’s a wild turkey this intrepid driver has to

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Rescuing Timmy, Feline-Style

Rescuing Timmy, Feline-Style

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 17, 2011 7

When it comes to our closest animal friends—our pets—it seems like dogs have all the luck. We take them out for walks and on car rides, we let them jump into our canoes for

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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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The Canine Connection

The Canine Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 3, 2011 4

About 12,000 years ago in what today is the country of Israel, hunter-gatherers buried a body with its hand holding a pup. It’s not known whether the animal was a dog or a wolf.

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