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Red Pandas Play In Snow

Red Panda Snow Day

(WILDLIFE/RED PANDAS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) With the snowy season upon us, these fun and frosty red pandas remind us that cold weather isn’t all that bad. Watch as they have a blast diving through a fresh layer of snow. — Global Animal

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Ivory horns are smuggled out of West and Central Africa for markets in Asia and Europe. Photo credit:

U.S. Roars Against Wildlife Trafficking With Anti-Poaching Bill

(ANIMAL NEWS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Global Anti-Poaching Act, a comprehensive anti-poaching bill that would strengthen prosecution of wildlife trafficking cases while raising money to help combat poaching in Africa. Although poaching incidents have been on the rise in recent years, anti-poaching efforts are simultaneously gaining more attention–particularly after […]

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koala eats apple in Australia video

Koala Has A Snack

(KOALAS/WILDLIFE/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO) Ever dreamed of moving to Australia? This snacking koala will cinch it. Imagine how fabulous an apple must taste when your diet is almost 100 percent eucalyptus leaves. Dee-licious! — Global Animal

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Some fish species have better vision than others. Photo Credit: iStockphoto

How Your Poop Makes Fish Crazy

(OCEANS/FISH) After you flush have you ever wondered, “Where does it go?” The answer: down the toilet, through a sewage filtration system, into the ocean, and through the gills of unsuspecting fish. That’s right. Fish are breathing in your excretions, which include the drugs you take. Drug residue is often detected downstream from sewage treatment […]

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Celebrating World Elephant Day

(ELEPHANTS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Happy World Elephant Day! This global campaign was founded in 2012 to shine a light on the delicate state of elephant populations across the globe. In addition to habitat loss and exploitation, poaching for the ivory trade is one of the most difficult issues conservationists must face to protect these gentle giants. But […]

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Roaring For Wildlife: World Lion Day Honors Cecil

(LIONS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Today, August 10 marks World Lion Day, the first global campaign celebrating the importance of lions across the globe. But this year, the day has a particularly important meaning, with an increased focus on conservation. Lions are endangered throughout Africa and India, but widespread outrage following the recent killing of Cecil the lion […]

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Zimbabwe’s Big Game Ban Scores Big For Animals

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/SPORT HUNTING) ZIMBABWE — After last week’s public backlash in response to Walter Palmer’s illegal killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe is suspending big game hunting of lions, leopards, and elephants outside of Hwange National Park. The ban is effective immediately and also includes hunting with a bow and arrow unless pre-approved by the […]

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