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Cinderella's Story

In the fairytale Cinderella all ends well when the heroine gets her glass slipper and prince charming… but what if the story was re-written, with the part of the heroine being played by a Tiger? 712 more words

Tigers

A Family Portrait

The following images captured using camera traps, in Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve in eastern Russia, shows that there is still lots we do not know about the very rare Amur Tiger. 779 more words

Tigers

Team Gameosity's Run For the Wild Update

 Jess: Hi everyone,

So we have been doing great! Team Gameosity has raised over $600! That’s stupendous. Gorillas everywhere shall rejoice.

We can still use your support though. 270 more words

News

Amid Record-Breaking Poaching, Wildlife Experts Seek to Smash a Black Market

Image Credit: The Huffington Post

NEW YORK — Eight months ago, you could probably walk a few blocks from here, the Central Park Zoo, and find ivory for sale at a shop on Madison Avenue. 547 more words

Humanity

Resurrection of the Extinct Bird: Rediscovering Jerdon's Babbler in Myanmar

For the latter half of the twentieth century, Jerdon’s Babbler was thought to have gone extinct. Its last record sighting occured in 1941, and a bird “once common to Myanmar’s formerly vast grasslands” had its habitat transformed to meet the needs of a growing human population. 239 more words

Environment

Diatribe: “Happy Valentine’s Day. I Named A Roach For You”

Singles Awareness Day is just around the corner and the world is awash in all things red and pink.  What used to be a day set aside for gentlemen to bring their special ladies a box of chocolates or a bouquet of flowers has turned into a national holiday of enormous proportions … a marketing extravaganza to bridge the gap between Superbowl Sunday and March Madness.  264 more words

Diatribes