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Bird Video: The “Caw” of a Crow and the “Kraa” of a Raven

Bird Video: The “Caw” of a Crow and the “Kraa” of a Raven

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 26, 2017 2

Ever since I read Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” in junior high school, the bird has fascinated me. Corvids, such as ravens and crows, are among the smartest of all birds and have

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White, Wild Animals and Why Difference Shouldn’t Be Wrong

White, Wild Animals and Why Difference Shouldn’t Be Wrong

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 2, 2017 2

A framed photo that hung on a wall of my grandfather’s large dining room is one of my earliest memories. Sepia-toned, it depicted a herd of deer, taken in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, near Boulder Junction.

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Remedy for Deforestation: Raven Replanters

Remedy for Deforestation: Raven Replanters

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2016 7

Corvids—a family of birds that includes crows, jays, magpies, nutcrackers and ravens—are smart animals. They can make tools, recognize individual human faces and give our five-year-old children a run for their money in solving

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Seeding the Earth: When We Lose an Animal, We Lose a Forest

Seeding the Earth: When We Lose an Animal, We Lose a Forest

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 25, 2014 9

When we hear news about the declining numbers—and even near-extinction—of some of the world’s largest animals, such as tigers and rhinos, we usually think about that loss in terms of the planet’s diminishing animal biodiversity

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USDA Wildlife Services Killed More Than Four Million Animals in 2013. Was It Justified?

USDA Wildlife Services Killed More Than Four Million Animals in 2013. Was It Justified?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 19, 2014 11

Wildlife Services, part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, set off a firestorm of criticism recently when it released data showing that in 2013 the agency killed

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California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2014 25

Kudos to California. Last October, it became the first state to ban lead ammunition for all types of hunting. The ban will benefit the state’s namesake condors, which nearly went extinct. In 1982, only

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