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World’s largest viper: “Six feet long and vicious”

The four species of bushmaster, found in the rainforests of Central and South America, are the world’s longest vipers. Naturalist Dan Eatherley tells the captivating story of Lecky, “the Mahatma Gandhi of reptiles”<p><b>Name:</b> Lecky <b><br>Species:</b> <i>Lachesis muta</i> <b><br>Dates:</b> ?-1934 <b><br>Claim to fame:</b> Famous specimen of the …

Rainforests

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Andrew Mambondiyani 10 July 2018<p>ZIMUNYA COMMUNAL LAND, Zimbabwe — Christopher Zimunya, a 72-year-old leader of the indigenous VaJindwi people in …

How Plastic is Killing Chinese Zoo Animals

Animal welfare experts are calling on visitors to zoos in China to stop feeding animals, after three deer died from eating plastic, towels and other …

Scientists consider whether krill need to be protected from human over-hunting

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing less than an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as …

Teens with Visual Impairment Review New Yoga Mats

You won't believe what these teens have to say about a new batch of trendy yoga mats, donated by a rising yoga goods company.<p>Teens are known to be picky, and the teens from the Saturday Youth Transition Program at Lighthouse Guild for the Blind in New York City are no different, especially when it …

Ladan Osman on Writing Poetry that Stays Close to Home

By Alex Dueben July 13, 2015<p>Photo: Tariq Tarey<p><i>The past two years have been eventful for Ladan Osman. Last year, her chapbook,</i> Ordinary Heaven<i>, was selected for inclusion in the box set</i> Seven New Generation African Poets<i>, a project of the African Poetry Book Fund, and she received the 2014 Sillerman</i> …

40 incredible restaurants you should eat at in your lifetime

Some restaurants offer delicious food, incredible views, and an amazing atmosphere — and people travel around the world just to eat at them.<p>From a snow village in Finland to an underwater restaurant in the Maldives to the best restaurant in the world on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, here …

Hospitality