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Ladders for Voles—Plus 5 Man-made Wildlife Crossings

Changing Planet<p>The old joke asks, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” But in the world of wildlife conservation, the big question is, “How did the animal cross the road?” And the answer is often: With the help of a bridge or tunnel so there are no worries about animal-vehicle collisions.<p>A vole …

How to take great wildlife pictures

It is said that great wildlife photography comes from the heart and not the head. Whatever the case, capturing the Big Five in South Africa, orangutans in Southeast Asia or Emperor Penguins in Antarctica requires a lot of patience, and much luck. The trouble is, you never quite know what’s going to …

Inspiring Wildlife Conservation With Photography

Photography is one of the best ways to connect people with the natural world, both for the photographer as well for those who are inspired by stunning images. Photography can inspire a love of wildlife and desire to protect it.<p>For the last 43 years, <i>National Wildlife</i> magazine, the award-winning …

Abundance Of Elephants Strains South African Game Reserves

While most of the news about elephants out of Africa concerns poaching and falling numbers, South Africa has the opposite problem. Its elephant populations have grown greater than the country can manage.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>In many parts of Africa, elephants are threatened by poaching. But …

Echolocation maps reveal best spots for bats - Futurity

U. LEEDS (UK) — Using open-source software to sort the echolocation calls of eight bat …

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