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April 12, 2016 - Issue 1217


The Much Misunderstood Creature That We Couldn't Live Without

vultures eating meat

April 12, 2016

They serve as the garbage collectors of nature, and without them, the world might be a much creepier - and smellier place. Sadly, with their populations on the decline, that could become a reality. Why they are much more magnificent and fascinating than we ever give them credit for.

Polar Bears’ Daily Routines Revealed Via ‘Fitness Trackers’

Polar Bears’ Daily Routines Revealed Via ‘Fitness Trackers’

April 12, 2016

What happened when researchers fitted seven polar bears with devices to track their movement? A novel glimpse into the daily life of a polar bear was revealed giving insights that could impact their future survival.

Baby Elephant Rescued From Mudhole

Baby Elephant Rescued From Mudhole

April 12, 2016

What do you do when you find a 5-day-old elephant calf stuck in a muddy pond?