elephants

A Campbells monkey in the rainforest

Give Love to Wildlife on Valentine’s Day: Buy Ethical Chocolate

Valentine’s Day. It’s the time of year when we express our love through flowers, cards, and copious amounts of chocolate.   Each year in the USA we consume close to three …

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 …

orca

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 …

mountain lion crossing

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 …

Lion Roar

Which Animal has the Loudest ROAR?

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

President’s Day weekend was set aside to honor the memory of our first president, George Washington,  celebrating his skillful leadership at the dawn of our history as a nation. Leadership …

giraffe, Tanzania, Africa

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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