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Dogs playing on the beach. Photo by Abby Barber

Meet Your Pets’ Wild Relatives

3/13/2015 // By Abby Barber

Ask me to describe my dog, Humphrey, in one word and I immediately think “Wild.”  Not just because he is a sweet-faced troublemaker, but because he reminds me of his wild ancestor, the gray wolf. Like most pets, my dog …

Na'Taki with Earth Tomorrow students at Arabia Mountain in Georgia.

Weekly News Roundup: White House Champions of Change and More!

3/21/2014 // By Anne Goddard

Climate Change vs. Big Cats From intimidating bears to fierce gators, mascots across the country are the face of any college athletic program.  It is hard to not feel a surge of school spirit when you see your beloved mascot take …

A Golden Eyed Killer

11/1/2011 // By Bryn Fluharty

One of the loveliest sounds to look forward to in the spring is the sweet sound of songbirds.  There are however millions of stealthy killers stalking the streets who would have it be a Silent Spring. Who are these villainous …

Domestic cat by Sherry and Brian Wood

New Studies Highlight Impact of Outdoor Cats on Birds and Other Wildlife

3/16/2011 // By Laura Tangley

This week–National Wildlife Week–scientific organizations announced two new studies that provide more evidence of the havoc outdoor cats wreak on wild birds and other wildlife. “Crime Against Nature” On March 15, The Wildlife Society said it was “taking a strong …

The Snow Leopard: So Much More Than An Operating System

8/31/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

Apple’s newest system upgrade brings attention to one of the most majestic large cats out there, the snow leopard. It would be a shame to know more about Apple’s product than the Snow Leopard itself, so I wanted to share …

It’s Baby Bird Season

6/1/2009 // By David Mizejewski

I was reminded this week that we are in the thick of baby bird season. I was heading out to run some errands a few nights ago and as I was getting into my car I spotted movement across the street.  It …

Humans and their Animal Phobias

2/19/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Phobias are no joke. But they can be interesting. I tend to be an abnormal case simply because I like (and in some cases love) the animals that cause most phobias. So when I see a long list of strange …

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