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Wildlife Idioms

White Elephant Contemporary Interpretation: A troublesome possession that is often expensive or inconvenient to maintain. Origin: White (albino) elephants were considered sacred and holy creatures in the antiquated era of …

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Ladies First: Wildlife Matriarchs

Humans are not the only species who designate leaders in their groups. Wildlife often have leaders within their groups for survival advantage. Some species have male leaders, while others follow …

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Getting Wildlife (Safely) to the Other Side of the Road

More and more, mountain lions are tragically being injured or killed on the heavily-trafficked roads outside Los Angeles that cut through their mountain habitat. And as sprawling development consumes significant …

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Which Animal has the Loudest ROAR?

Animal Planet’s ROAR campaign is highlighting NWF and other non-profits working to help animals. At the end of the campaign, Animal Planet will identify one organization for having the ‘loudest …

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Amazing Animal Hearts

Elephants in Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa

Photo of the Day: Junk in the Trunk

Alaska Brown Bear on Admiralty Island by April Carpenter

President’s Day: How Animals Lead

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Valentine’s Day: Some Animals Really Have Heart

Valentine’s Day is the traditional holiday for giving away hearts. But how does a healthy human heart—a hollow ball of muscle about the size of a clenched fist that beats …

Take Friday to Think About Endangered Species

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring today, May 15, as Endangered Species Day. It’s a day for all of us wildlife enthusiasts (and those who are still joining …

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