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Nature & Wildlife

A Gorgeous Gallery of September Flowers

September is the time of year when children head back to school and the harvest begins to wind down in the Northern Hemisphere. While the weather is often mild and sunny, there tends to be a feeling o…

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Free-Range Rats: A Growing Market?

Free-range and organic. Those are two of the redeeming qualities that Cambodian farmer Chhoeun Chhim, 37, likes to tout when promoting his newest export from his rice fields - wild rats. BBC report…

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Happiest Elephant Plays with a Ribbon (Video)

Ribbon dancing is all the rage in the jungle. Check out this little ballerina's cute moves. This elephant helped us celebrate World Wildlife Day in the happiest way. We hope it does the same for y…

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How Not to Spread Invasive Pests

When hungry insects decide to travel to new areas, they can devastate crops and trees and upset native ecosystems. And we humans often inadvertently provide transportation for these hungry pests. …

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No More Fireflies? 9 Ways We Can Help Before It’s Too Late

Fireflies may be Nature's most magical animals. You can be walking down a street at night, or sitting on your porch, or camping out, and there they are, flitting about right next to you, blinking on a…

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Killing Alligators in a Wildlife Refuge?

Alligators are fierce and terrifying carnivores. They're also fascinating animals that have been around since prehistoric times, playing a distinct and important role in the swampy ecosystems where th…

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Nestlé Adopts New Animal Welfare Standards

World Animal Protection has a vision. They want to see a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended. Earlier this year, they partnered with Nestlé, one of the world's leading food…

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Why Poison Ivy is Getting Worse — And How to Avoid It

New research indicates that climate change is causing poison ivy to grow larger and more toxic to humans. A 2006 study found that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere caused poison ivy plants to…

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Hilarious British Voiceovers of Wildlife (Video)

What are animals really saying? Here's one funny take on wildlife dialogue behind the scenes. Related Cute Fox Borrows Dog's Toy. Dog Doesn't Think It's Cute (Video) Miracle Panda Triplets Born…

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5 National Parks With Beautiful Fall Foliage

Autumn is my favorite time to visit our national parks. Not only are the summer crowds gone as families get their kids back to school, but fall is when the leaves start changing colors, offering awe-i…

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