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VIDEO: Rare Ghost Monkeys Filmed in Columbia
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat, environment, conservation, animals, spider monkeys )

Marcia
- 1238 days ago - video.nationalgeographic.com
Andres Link has been following and studying spider monkeys for over 16 years. Video also shows some other animals that live in the area and views of the forest they live in. Amazing job in putting this video together.
In the Seychelles, Taking Aim at Nature's Bullies
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, ecosystems, conservation, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, trees, humans )

Marcia
- 1240 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Restoration efforts are giving vulnerable native species a second chance on islands in the Indian Ocean. Article contains some beautiful pictures of marine and land animals.
Thinking of Going Elephant Trekking? Here's Why You Shouldn't
Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, abused, abuse, animalrights, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, death, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, sadness, suffering )

Marcia
- 1242 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
This article explains the horrible training process elephants go through. Link in comments for article about elephants who paint. Story had been posted in 2014 but important read for anyone who didn't see it before.
VIDEO: Polar Bear Peeks in Truck Window in Russia Far East
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, polar bears, curious, wildlife, unusual, interesting, humans, animals )

Marcia
- 1242 days ago - upi.com
A truck passenger in Russia's far east captured footage of a curious polar bear approaching the vehicle and peeping in through a window.
Judge Approves Nearly $1billion in Settlement Between US and Native American Tribes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GoodNews, government, Native Americans, settlement, SupremeCourt, obama )

Marcia
- 1243 days ago - apnewsarchive.com
The judge's approval filed late Tuesday starts a process to release payment to the tribes that an attorney said could take several months.
VIDEO: Playful Baby Elephant Sits on Woman's Lap in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, unusual, wildlife, off-beat, odd, interesting, funny )

Marcia
- 1245 days ago - upi.com
A tourist visiting Thailand was treated to an especially close encounter with a baby elephant who fancied himself a lapdog.
PETITION: Free Davontae Sanford Sentenced at Age 14 to 39 Yrs for Crime He Didn't Commit
Society & Culture  (tags: child, crime, ethics, law, murder, police, developmentally disabled, prison, unjust imprisonment, sadness )

Marcia
- 1246 days ago - change.org
In 2007, Sanford, a partially blind, developmentally disabled 14-year-old child, was interrogated by police after four people were murdered. He implicated himself in 2nd interview because police told him he could go home if he just told them something.
World's Rarest Parrot Born in New Zealand
Animals  (tags: rare, flightless birds, kakapo, endangered, conservation, GoodNews, protection, habitat, wildlife )

Marcia
- 1246 days ago - mentalfloss.com
The birth of the flightless kakapo brings the world population back to 125 following the death of an older male earlier in the week.
Harper Lee, Author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Dies Aged 89
Society & Culture  (tags: death, celebrity, culture, sadness, news )

Marcia
- 1249 days ago - theguardian.com
Harper Lee, whose 1961 novel To Kill a Mockingbird became a national institution and the defining text on the racial troubles of the American deep south, has died at the age of 89.
 
 
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