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Look Who's Here!
Plants thought to be extinct rediscovered in Sri Lanka!
Butterflies do all kinds of cool things. They fly, pollinate plants, and slurp nectar out of flowers with tongues as long as their bodies. They also help rediscover plants ...
Nature Lab, Wild greetings
Vertebrate pumpkins!
Learn about the 5 types of vertebrate animals with this Halloween activity for classroom or home … Examples! mammals brown bear tiger whale deer mouse amphibians poison ...
Candid Animal Cam
Learn about wild boars!
This time on Candid Animal Cam, Romi introduces the wild boar: Tell us what you know about wild boars! Have you seen a wild boar before? What did you think when you saw it? ...
The Feature Creature
Animal runners-up: meet the unfamous cousin of the giraffe
From across the forests and savannas, mountains, oceans, and skies of the world, welcome to a celebration of the animals that you know and love – it’s the … It’s ...
Look Who's Here!
Meet the Jackie Chan gecko
Did you know that the lizards in the Western Ghats mountain region of India do their own stunts?  The Western Ghats are called a biodiversity hotspot for species of ...
Wild News
Tree bridges help hoolock gibbons in India
A female hoolock gibbon photographed in the Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary. Image by Miraj Hussain via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0). There is only one type of ape...
The Feature Creature
Guess what? It’s Squirrel Awareness Month
What is a squirrel?! What do you think of when you hear the word squirrel? A cute, puff-tailed creature that bounces quietly through the treetops? Or maybe that cheeky critter...
The Feature Creature
Meet the rhinos of Africa
By David Brown. Illustrations by Kayla Harren. From Nature’s Giants Magazine, courtesy of the Wild Nature Institute.


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