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Unfroggetable: endangered Bolivian amphibians get long-awaited first date
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Unfroggetable: endangered Bolivian amphibians get long-awaited first date

The fate of a species may just rest on this love story. Happily, the first date between Romeo, once the…
After spending winter in a fridge, Minsk bats return to the wild
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After spending winter in a fridge, Minsk bats return to the wild

After spending the winter months hibernating inside a fridge at a rescue center in Belarus, a group of bats awaken…
At Kenyan orphanage, baby elephants find a new life, and love
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At Kenyan orphanage, baby elephants find a new life, and love

Luggard, a lively three-year-old, limps behind the rest of his ragtag troupe of orphan elephants, halting to graze or rub…
Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation
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Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation

For almost a century, the inhabitants of Robinson Crusoe — named for literature’s most famous castaway — have known that…
US judge rules against butterfly sanctuary opposed to Trump’s wall
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US judge rules against butterfly sanctuary opposed to Trump’s wall

A US judge ruled Thursday against a butterfly sanctuary that had sued to keep President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall…
Malaysia makes record 30-tonne pangolin seizure
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Malaysia makes record 30-tonne pangolin seizure

Malaysian authorities have made a record seizure of about 30 tonnes of pangolins and their scales worth some $2 million…
Porcine pickle: Hong Kongers divided over city’s emboldened wild boars
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Porcine pickle: Hong Kongers divided over city’s emboldened wild boars

As Hong Kong prepares to celebrate the Year of the Pig, the city is facing its own peculiar porcine pickle…
Thai forest rangers train to tackle wildlife crime
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Thai forest rangers train to tackle wildlife crime

  Camo-clad rangers ambush a camp in a lush Thai national park, kicking away a machete and a firearm and…
For some whales, sonar may provoke suicidal behavior: study
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For some whales, sonar may provoke suicidal behavior: study

  Scientists have long known that some beaked whales beach themselves and die in agony after exposure to naval sonar,…
Man versus condor: the king of the Andes under threat
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Man versus condor: the king of the Andes under threat

  By all accounts, Dasan and Illika should have died of poisoning. But they are back on their feet, poking…
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