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Bamboo lemur coloring activity!

Hello, I’m an eastern lesser bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus). I live in Madagascar and I like to eat bamboo! Would you like to color in a drawing of me? Learn more about this lovely lemur from the Duke Lemur Center: https://lemur.duke.edu/discover/meet-the-lemurs/eastern-lesser-bamboo-lemur *Mongabay Kids is not…

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3D printing is helping injured wildlife

Fitting Beauty the bald eagle with a prosthetic beak. Image courtesy of Janie Veltkamp. The science of creating prosthetics, artificially created replacements for injured or missing body parts, is rapidly advancing for humans. And now, researchers are using the same technology to help injured wildlife.…

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Celebrate World Okapi Day

October 18th is World Okapi Day! Okapis are awesome, beautifully patterned rainforest animals. They live in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Did you know that they are relatives of the giraffe? Learn more about okapis here, in our series on the Fantastic Unfamous Cousins…

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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 dart frog salamander newt toad coqui frog fish snakehead catfish salmon freshwater eel parrot fish reptiles cobra Komodo…

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