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Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 5, 2017 14

Whales are complex creatures with very large brains. We are only just beginning to understand small portions of their highly developed cultures. Among the many things we don’t know about them is why they

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: High Up on a Limb

Wildlife Photo of the Week: High Up on a Limb

Kendal Bower March 24, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a leopard out of Mala Mala in South Africa. Photographer Janet Sitas

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Devouring Leopard

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Devouring Leopard

Kendal Bower October 28, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a photo from a South African game drive. Photographer Sahasrangshu Choudhury captured the moment when

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Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2016 7

American attitudes toward wild animals are growing more positive, according to a new study published just last month in the international journal Biological Conservation. Between 1978 and 2014, our thinking about eight historically stigmatized

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Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2016 0

We just passed the unofficial middle of summer, July 4. With that marker comes a usual complaint: there’s nothing to watch on TV. But now that most regular programs are on hiatus, I’ve found

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