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Category Archives: Animal Kingdom
Never Before Seen Microscopic Image Shows the Insides of a ‘Water Bear’
Biologist Tagide deCarvalho captured a stunning image of the insides of a tardigrade.
Elephant Shrew Rediscovered in Africa After Missing for 50 Years
The Elephant Shrew had been rediscovered in Africa after not having been seen in over 50 years.
‘Extremely Rare’ Wolverines Return to Mount Rainier National Park After 100 Years
A family of wolverines has made its home at Mount Rainier National Park for the first time in over a century, park officials announced last Thursday.
Scientists Recruit Elephant Seals to Assist in Antarctic Study
Using a non-invasive tracking device attached to the seals back, scientists were able to collect data from parts of the ocean we have never observed.
This Kenyan National Park is Experiencing an “Elephant Baby Boom”
Amboseli National Park in Kenya is experiencing an apparent elephant baby boom.
10,000 Baby Sea Turtles Released into Sea Near Bali
More than ten thousand baby Olive Ridley sea turtles were released into the wild last week off the coast of Bali.
Endangered Tiger Populations See Significant Increase Across Several Countries
In 2010, several countries joined the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) in a bold initiative to double the number of wild tigers by 2022.
A Compound Found in Sea Sponges Can Stop Cancer Growth and Cure Malaria
A sea sponge found growing on coral reefs in Indonesia contains an organic compound that can stop cellular duplication of cancerous tumors.
Realistic Robot Dolphins Could Replace Live Animals in Zoos and Aquariums
Robotic dolphins could be an ethical and cost-effective alternative to keeping marine mammals in captivity.