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Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2018 4

One of my favorite environmental authors, Terry Tempest Williams, once wrote about an experience she had in 1994 when testifying before Congress on behalf of conserving wild lands in Utah. She said: “Congressman Jim

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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 5

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2016 7

Last week, you read about shelter dogs that are finding employment—and a new lease on life—as conservation officers in the University of Washington’s Conservation Canines (CK9) program. In the video below, you’ll see some

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Video: New Zealand Robins Demonstrate Their Counting Ability

Video: 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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Is Animal Altruism Real?

Is Animal Altruism Real?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 5, 2013 23

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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