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Erica of the Jungle

Erica of the Jungle

Erica Mueller, zookeeper, cares for wolves, cougars and other predators at the Turtle Back Zoo

By | Posted January 19, 2016

Two rare bees pass first hurdle for federal protection

Two rare bees pass first hurdle for federal protection

Bee-lovers race against population declines and bureaucracy

By | Posted December 23, 2015

For the love of lemurs

For the love of lemurs

Patricia Wright has a passion for these endangered primates, and spent the last three decades studying them

By | Posted November 3, 2015

Pecking order for birdbrains

Pecking order for birdbrains

Monk parakeets, like humans, use complex thinking to understand where they stand in their group’s social order

By | Posted October 22, 2015

Zoltan Takacs’s venomous vision

Zoltan Takacs’s venomous vision

Toxin researcher mines snake DNA for potential medicines

By | Posted September 28, 2015

Manhattan's own Snow White

Manhattan’s own Snow White

This woman’s love for wildlife has saved thousands of urban birds

By | Posted August 7, 2015

The squirrel-saving stuntwoman

The squirrel-saving stuntwoman

Actress, stunt double and squirrel rescuer Adair Moran plans to open New York City’s first mammal rehabilitation center

By | Posted July 24, 2015

Do animals have consciousness?

Do animals have consciousness?

The way scientists answer this animal consciousness question has a big effect not only on their research, but also your medicine cabinet

By | Posted March 6, 2015

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Preserving a safe passage for jaguars

Human tolerance may be the key to keeping the jaguar population whole and healthy

By | Posted February 16, 2015

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

The debris littering this historic island is just a tiny part of a global littering problem

By | Posted February 9, 2015

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