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Great News: Amur Leopard Population Doubles

My 10-year-old daughter did a school report on Amur leopards a few years ago and ever since then, this stunningly gorgeous cat has been her favorite animal. But with her love and admiration for this b…

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Budi the Baby Orangutan Takes His First Steps! (Video)

Go Budi, go! It was only December when Budi arrived at the International Animal Right's (IAR) Orangutan Rescue Centre in Indonesia, malnourished from being kept for months in a chicken cage and fe…

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Hold Monsanto Responsible for Killing Monarch Butterflies

Economics 101 taught us about "negative externalities" -- a negative output that affects others who did not participate in creating the outcome. A textbook example of a negative externality? Monsanto …

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8 Less-Famous Relatives of Your Favorite Animals

Why are some animals more famous than others?  Is it better PR? Are they cuter and more cuddly? Whatever the reason,  there are plenty of fascinating animal species out there that deserve recognition.…

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Care2 Member Asks Canada To Step Up and Protect Endangered Species

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, known as CITES, protects plant and animal species that are threatened with extinction. It's an important pact that only works when countrie…

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Care2 Member Hopes to Save Koalas From Chlamydia

Koalas may be the cutest, most adorable animals on the planet. And believe it or not, they get chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease that can cause blindness, infertility, and death. Care2 memb…

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Stop Canned Tiger Hunting Safaris in Africa

Tigers are an endangered species that naturally live in Asia. But they're being hunted in South Africa as well as exported from there to countries all over the world. Care2 member Nyack Clancy has lau…

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How to Avoid Hitting Animals While Driving (Without Putting Yourself In Danger)

When driving, how far would you go to avoid hitting an animal? This week a novice driver in Utah was forced to answer that question when a raccoon suddenly appeared on the road. To avoid hitting th…

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6 Animals With Very Long Life Spans

Human longevity is increasing all the time. But compared to some other animals, a human's average life span (about 78.5 years according to the CDC) is nothing to brag about. One bird just celebrated h…

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Winter Bird Feeding: 7 Tips & Recipes

Winter is a difficult season for birds who stick around in northern climes. They need extra stamina to keep themselves warm, just at the time of year when their usual foods are in short supply. Feedin…

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I'm both a dog+cat person. Love them equally.

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