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Saving the ‘Modern Day Unicorn’ from Extinction

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger One of the rarest and most elusive animals on the planet is the saola, a relative of the ox, though it looks closer to a deer or antelope with its dainty features an…

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“Elvis” Monkey, Psychedelic Gecko Discovered in Mekong

A monkey with a hairdo similar to Elvis and a psychedelic-colored gecko were among new species reported in Southeast Asia's Mekong River delta region in 2010, according to the World Wildlife Federatio…

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New Self-Cloning Lizard Found on Lunch Menu

A lizard species new to science was discovered at a Vietnamese restaurant. A number of the entirely female and identical lizards were trapped in a tank inside the restaurant where they are served to c…

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Critically Endangered Asian Antelope Captured in Laos

A saola antelope (a forest-dwelling bovine), which occurs only in areas within Vietnam and Laos was captured and placed in captivity by villagers in a remote part of  Laos. It is not clear why they vi…

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Saving Rhinos, One at a Time

The recent killing of another innocent and extremely rare Javan rhino by poachers prompted me to dig deeper into the Rhino conservation realm, and interview Rishja Larson, a rhino conservationist and …

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Sex, Drugs and Free Love

SEX! DRUGS! ROCK N ROLL! Are you paying attention? TUNE IN! TURN ON! DROP OUT! Did these words catch your attention? How about... MAKE LOVE, NOT WAR! Welcome to the Love Generation, a…

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