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Why Seahorses Are One of the Deadliest Creatures in the Sea

It's not sharks. It's not barracuda. It's not bluefin tuna. No, one of the deadliest creatures in the sea is not a species we even think of as a predator at all. It is the seahorse. Here, I'll give…

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Why Do You Give Back to Nature?

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and along with it -- the season of giving back and giving thanks. At The Nature Conservancy, the environmental nonprofit where I work, we recently reached out to ou…

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Meet the Olinguito, America’s Cute New Mammal

The discovery of new mammals is quite rare, but the olinguito escaped scientific attention while hiding in plain sight. A number of specimens already existed in field museum collections, but were prev…

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Who Is The World’s Fastest Swimmer? (Infographic)

Being that it's summer and scorching hot out here in arid Colorado, we've been spending a lot of time in the neighborhood pool. There's nothing quite like jumping into the clear, cool waters to wash a…

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Therapy Dog Honored In High School Yearbook

Prince the Therapy Dog Prince worked as comfort dog at an Indiana high school for four years--right up until his 2013 retirement. As the school's beloved therapy dog, Prince calmed down stressed ou…

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Does Location Affect Your Pet’s Life Expectancy?

The difference between living in abject poverty and pestilence and the comfort of a rich gated community can be attributed to a fortunate role of the genetic dice. That is, you're lucky you were born …

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Are You Ready to Help When Others Need You?

Many of you wrote to me last week about my article on Random Acts of Kindness. Most people agreed that it is the "doer" of the good deed who reaps the most benefit. One reader remarked that when we ar…

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Which Species Die—or Kill—for Love?

We've all seen those beautiful penguin photos, beaks together forming a heart, on Valentine's Day. And don't get us wrong; we love how adorable and sweet nature can be. But just for fun, we thought we…

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Patient Cat Resists Playful Puppy (video)

This little cat is not amused by his canine pal's insistent puppy-love. But what he lacks in amusement, he makes up for in patience. Related Dog Helps Feed Baby Goats Bunny Has Epiphany About…

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Animal Angels: The Mouse That Saved a Life

As the Holiday season is among us, and so many heart-felt comments about my article last week on the amazing story of Animal Communication and the beautiful  black Leopard , I thought my Care2 friends…

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