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New Zealand Builds Gyms for “Problem” Birds

New Zealand Builds Gyms for “Problem” Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 27, 2018 3

In the United States, it often seems, there is only one method for dealing with “problem” animals. Whether it’s Canada geese, grizzly bears or wolves, our first impulse is to eradicate them. That’s not

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Fossil Finds and Penguin Packs: Final Frontiers Still Found on Earth

Fossil Finds and Penguin Packs: Final Frontiers Still Found on Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 6, 2018 3

When you look at the immense footprints humans have left on this planet, it might lead you to conclude that we’ve trod, explored and exploited almost every inch of it; that there is nothing

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No More Wild Horses

No More Wild Horses

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 27, 2018 0

Whenever I hear that a little piece of the wild has slipped away forever, it saddens me. And another small bit of it vanished recently. Or you could say, perhaps more accurately, that we

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Saiga Antelope Now Victims of Climate Change

Saiga Antelope Now Victims of Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 20, 2018 0

In 2015, on the steppes of Kazakhstan, at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, more than 200,000 critically endangered saiga antelope suddenly died in a span of just three weeks. In less than a

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Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 6, 2018 0

It’s ironic that an animal whose name includes the word sun would be a creature of the night. But once darkness descends, the Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus)—the smallest member of the bear family—lumbers

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Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2018 1

It seems that the snow monkeys of Japan aren’t the only animals that seek out baths. In 2016, National Geographic set up some camera traps at the “bear bathtub,” a natural swimming hole in

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