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February 25, 2019
Many animals are territorial as adults. This strategy often makes evolutionary sense since animals can defend clumped resources more efficiently if they stake out a space of their own. Territorial species’...
February 22, 2019
Plants don’t move. Sure, they grow up and down, reach for the sun, sway in the wind, but once they establish roots they don’t actually move from a fixed point on our planet. When considering the...
February 22, 2019
Southeast Asia has two species of bear, the sun bear and Asiatic black bear. Both species are unique, fascinating and not as well-known as bears such as the American black bear. Unfortunately, the illegal trade in...
February 15, 2019
Imagine that you’re in high school again. You walk into class and your teacher tells you that you get to look at pictures of Kenya’s wildlife for credit that day, and maybe the day after… “...
January 31, 2019
When you think of hibernation, it’s typical to imagine a bear, chipmunk, or another furry mammal waiting out the winter in a terrestrial den. Mammals living in cooler parts of the world may be the most well-...
January 23, 2019
It is a scorching July morning in the lower part of Peru’s Madre de Dios river. Armed with tablets, printed questionnaires, and pens, a local guide, social science students Lara von Hildebrand and Amy Young,...
Isabelle Parsons
January 09, 2019
Since its establishment in 2015, Reteti Elephant Sanctuary has grown in all directions. Reteti is now home to 14 calves and 52 permanent staff with construction of a new workshop, staff accommodation, store and...
January 08, 2019
In November, I joined an adventurous expedition to the southern islands of the Gulf of California. The expedition left Cabo San Lucas on the Searcher, a 98-foot vessel weighing almost 100 tons, which was...
January 08, 2019
In November, I joined an adventurous expedition to the southern islands of the Gulf of California. The expedition left Cabo San Lucas on the Searcher, a 98-foot vessel weighing almost 100 tons, which was...
Charles Alex
January 02, 2019
As a veterinarian and a trainee in a combined UC Davis/San Diego Zoo pathology residency program, I spent a year working with the Disease Investigations team at the San Diego Zoo Global Institute for...

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