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Vanishing Vaquita Part 2: A Porpoises Battle with the Wall of Death

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The vaquita is nearing extinction. With less than 100 still alive, the vaquita needs our attention now more than ever. Many estimates are lower than 60 or even 50. We ask of you, right now, to learn about the species and … Continue reading

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Vanishing Vaquita Part 1: The Story of the World’s Rarest Marine Mammal

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Never have you seen a marine mammal like this, with such elegant markings around the eyes and mouth. Almost as if she is wearing lipstick and mascara. She is small and shy. Infact, she is the smallest porpoise species. Only … Continue reading

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Rare Northern White Rhino Dies, Leaving Only 3 in the World

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Last updated: June 24, 2016 A sad realization for rhinos Beloved Nabire, a 31-year old northern white rhino housed at the Dvůr Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic died on July 27, 2015 due to a ruptured cyst. Nabire was one of only 5 … Continue reading

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If bees continue to vanish, life as we know it will wither away…

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Why Honeybees are important Do you remember enjoying those long, lazy summers as a child playing in alfalfa covered fields, listening to the buzz of a distant bee on a flower? I have memories weaving flower crowns out of clovers, making sure … Continue reading

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International Polar Bear Day 2015

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Polar bears are a majestic, powerful and endangered species. Polar bears are marine mammals, living most of their life on the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean. Polar bears are considered talented swimmers. However, due to their declining sea ice habitat, … Continue reading

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21 Things You Didn’t Know About Giraffes

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The longest day of the year is June 21*, and is now dedicated to the longest-necked animal in the world! June 21st is World Giraffe Day. And as such, we want to do our part by spreading knowledge and awareness … Continue reading

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Vulnerable to Extinction: Tigers

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The colors, those eyes, the prowl. The majestic tiger mesmerizes wildlife park goers like few else. Perhaps because the majority of people have seen a tiger in front of them, or knowing of their strength in hunting, there is a misconception that … Continue reading

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