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“Elephants are social animals with a high degree of intelligence similar to dolphins and great apes. These gentle giants have the longest gestation period of all mammals, carrying their developing babies for nearly two years before giving birth. 70 more words

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Thomas Avellino is a finance professional who holds a degree in Finance from the University of Miami. Currently, Thomas Avellino serves as a managing general partner for MJ Partners Group in New Jersey. 139 more words

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Learning From Observational Data To Improve Protected Area Management

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Period: January 2016-January 2019

Funder: National Environment Research Council (NERC)

Researchers: Aidan Keane, E.J. Milner-Gulland, Colin Beale, Andy Dobson… 388 more words

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Wild Dogs Cover Territory Comparable to Male Tigers

Researchers looking to learn about the territory controlled by wild dogs may finally have their answer — around 85 square kilometers. That’s nearly the same as a male tiger’s  territory, which is about 60-100 sq. 122 more words

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Climate Change is Already Threatening Some Species

Often, when we talk about climate change, we talk about the future, about how it’s going to affect the world. But more and more, we’re realizing that it already… 314 more words

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Roses? No, try roaches for an unusual Valentine's Day gift

Roaches are red, violets are blue, how about having a bug named for you?

The Bronx Zoo is offering people the chance to name one of its Madagascar hissing cockroaches in honor of someone for Valentine’s Day. 108 more words

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