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Watch as New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Watch as New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2015 5

My dog can count. I’m sure of this fact. After her daily walk, if she doesn’t receive precisely two treats, I will hear about it. If I try to shortchange her by offering only

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Meet 5 Fascinating Antarctic Penguins

Meet 5 Fascinating Antarctic Penguins

Natural Habitat Adventures August 30, 2014 0

There are some fantastic Antarctica discounts being offered on last-minute 2014 bookings, and we’re celebrating by featuring our favorite Antarctica articles all month on Good Nature!  This week, learn all about Antarctic penguins, a

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Border Collies: The Real Stars of New Zealand

Border Collies: The Real Stars of New Zealand

Natural Habitat Adventures June 9, 2014 0

A New Zealand Travel Tale brought to you by Valerie Wimberley, Air Travel Specialist at Nat Hab There are many reasons people travel to New Zealand.  It is a stunningly beautiful country with soaring

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Where in the World You Can See Penguins

Where in the World You Can See Penguins

Maddi Higgins April 23, 2014 1

They slide on their bellies across the snow, congregate on icebergs and seem to fly through freezing water in search of fish. That’s how most people picture penguins, in Antarctica. The southernmost continent has

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Video: Effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on Midway Atoll Albatrosses

Video: Effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on Midway Atoll Albatrosses

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2013 32

In one of the most remote places on Earth, an albatross fight is taking place. The battleground is the Midway Atoll, located more than 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent. On this small

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Is Animal Altruism Real?

Is Animal Altruism Real?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 5, 2013 22

Recently, when a group of sperm whales about a thousand miles off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, took in an adult bottlenose dolphin, behavioral ecologists were puzzled. While cross-species interactions are not uncommon among

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