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Mid-Week Refresh: “Just Can’t Wait to be King” Edition

1/12/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Do not be fooled by those piercing blue eyes. This tiny cub will one day become a ferocious leader, destined to rule everything the light touches. But for now, this little lion’s roaring enduces more awws than eeks.   Be […] Read more >

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Mid-Week Refresh: This Will Have You Running to the Zoo

1/4/2012 // By Kendall Mackey

When I was younger I loved going to the zoo. I would pretend that I had a close friendship with all of the animals; just like Mowgli and Baloo. Although the kids today are much more acquainted with Dora and […] Read more >

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Mid-Week Refresh: It’s a Wonderful World

12/28/2011 // By Anne Cissel

As we say goodbye to 2011, remind yourself of the “bright blessed days” and the “dark sacred nights” on this beautiful planet. Read more >

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Mid-Week Refresh: And You Thought Shopping for Your Family was Hard…

12/21/2011 // By Megan Miraglia

Still looking for the perfect holiday present for your loved ones? Look no further! Last week, Houston Zoo brought some holiday cheer to their most adorable animal residents with a fun and festive twist on feeding time. Zoo keepers wrapped […] Read more >

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Mid-Week Refresh: Meet the Cutest Sloth Orphans in the World

12/14/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

If your week feels like it’s dragging on, just think how exhausted these guys must be once Friday rolls around. Sure, eating carrots and cuddling each other in blanket-coats doesn’t look like hard work, but at the world’s only sloth […] Read more >

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Mid-Week Refresh: Watch Our Beautiful Planet on Timelapse Video

12/7/2011 // By Anne Cissel

It’s Wednesday — the proverbial “hump-day.” Here in the Washington D.C. area, it’s been raining for days. It is definitely time for some mid-week inspiration! Check out Tom Lowe’s latest creation, a preview of his debut film Timescapes 4K. Gorgeous […] Read more >

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Murmurations: Incredible Footage of a Flock of Birds in Ireland [VIDEO]

11/3/2011 // By Anne Cissel

With so much content on the Internet, it’s a rare moment when something actually gives you goosebumps. This video was posted by Sophia Windsor Clive and Liberty Smith on Vimeo, artfully¬†documenting a moment they experienced while canoeing the River Shannon […] Read more >

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Eagle Cam: Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Live

4/1/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

This eagle cam is brought to you by the Raptor Resource Project, who set up this cam atop a tree at a fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa. Update: March 27, 2012 – The first egg hatched this afternoon! (Get a […] Read more >

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Martha Stewart and Wildlife Adoption

3/31/2011 // By David Mizejewski

I recently appeared on the Martha Stewart Show to promote National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Adoption program. I brought some animal ambassadors with me to help inspire the viewers to want to protect wildlife. Several of the species I brought are […] Read more >

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Amazing Video: Up Close and Personal with Polar Bears

3/7/2011 // By Miles Grant

CBS News’ 60 Minutes last night highlighted the work of John Downer, a British filmmaker who’s using his innovative techniques to capture breathtaking pictures of polar bears. Be sure to watch the whole thing – the final minute features some […] Read more >