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Happy National Wildlife Day!

Happy National Wildlife Day!

Emily Deemer September 4, 2013 1

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2006 by animal advocate Colleen Paige, in memory of the beloved wildlife expert and conservationist Steve Irwin.  It’s a way to honor Irwin’s tireless devotion to animal species

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Youth Art Contest Produced Incredible Wildlife Artwork

Youth Art Contest Produced Incredible Wildlife Artwork

guest May 14, 2013 1

When we saw the winning artwork from this year’s Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest, it was so darn impressive we had to share it with you. The annual contest is sponsored by the

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Rare Video: Wild Panda Eating Meat

Rare Video: Wild Panda Eating Meat

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2013 10

Giant pandas are among the world’s most uncommon and elusive animals. China’s State Forestry Administration estimates that there are only about 1,600 of them remaining in the wild, down from 2,500 in the 1970s.

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Protecting Panda Habitat: China’s First Land Trust Reserve

Protecting Panda Habitat: China’s First Land Trust Reserve

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2013 2

When images of a wild giant panda gnawing on a takin carcass in China’s Sichuan Province were recently captured on motion-sensor cameras, researchers were caught by surprise. Although pandas are technically carnivores, their diets

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Eight New Mammals Discovered in Peru’s Cloud Forest

Eight New Mammals Discovered in Peru’s Cloud Forest

Wendy Redal October 19, 2012 0

As conservation groups like WWF and others fight to protect a multitude of endangered species, it’s heartening to learn that new species are still being discovered —including previously unknown mammals like this cute creature

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Video: Bear Cubs Rescued from a Dumpster

Video: Bear Cubs Rescued from a Dumpster

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2012 12

All bear cubs appear to be incredibly curious, and black bear cubs are no exception. However, this penchant for wanderlust and exploration can sometimes result in some thrilling—but not exactly welcome—adventures. Watch the one-minute

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