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Bonobos Find Peace in Congo Forest Sanctuary

Changing Planet<p><b>Kokolopori, Democratic Republic of the Congo–</b>My alarm goes off at 3:30 and I am very excited. Maybe today I will get to see a bonobo in the wild for the first time.<p>Along with my assistant and three Congolese trackers, we enter plantations. Slash-and-burn agriculture with three-year …

Coelacanth Genes Mapped, "Living Fossil" Evolved Slowly

Ancient fish's DNA evolved more slowly than that of other fish or animals.<p><b>In the deep sea, slow and steady wins the race—and that proverb is reflected in the genes of the coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae), a new study says.</b><p>When the study authors sequenced the ancient fish's genome, they found that …

(Newly Re-described) Arapaima: Freshwater Species of the Week

Wildlife<p>An iconic freshwater fish of tropical South America, the arapaima is a massive, slender beast that can grow up to 10 feet (3 meters) long and weigh 440 pounds (200 kilograms). It is known as the <i>pirarucu</i> in Brazil and the <i>paiche</i> in the western Amazon, and is one of the largest freshwater fish …

Evolutionary Perspectives & Approaches to Conserving Vanishing Wildlife

Changing Planet<p><i>In prior interviews with Dr. Michael Hutchins, we discussed the impact of threats such as emerging infectious diseases and invasive species on extant wildlife populations. In recent times, many species have not fared well in the face of such threats, and in some cases have been</i> …

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'Living fossil' coelacanth genome sequenced

<b>The genetic secrets of a "living fossil" have been revealed by scientists.</b><p>Researchers sequenced the genome of the coelacanth: a deep-sea fish that closely resembles its ancestors, which lived at least 300 million years ago.<p>The study found that some of the animal's genes evolved very slowly, giving …

Tracking Turtles By Satellite for Better Conservation

Capture Turtle<p>This is most easily done at night, when turtles are least active. On this trip, WWF caught turtles both during the day and at night. A …

Four Two-Headed Creatures Defy the Odds

Wildlife<p>We recently covered a two-headed bull shark fetus that was found by a fisherman and described by scientists in a journal. That story got more than ninety comments and more than four thousand Facebook likes, and it got us thinking about what other two-headed creatures might have been …

‘Shopped Pictures of Small House Cats Living as Big Cats in the Wild

For recent Whiskas advertising campaign based around the slogan “Feeding your cat’s instincts,” photographer George Logan and retoucher Tony Swinney …

Interview with Shorebreak Photographer Clark Little

<i>Clark Little is a photographer based in North Shore, Hawai’i who specializes in shorebreak wave photography, or photographing waves as they crash</i> …

CEO Chooses Wildlife Photography and Philanthropy Over Retirement

Over the course of his 40+ year business career, Brian Hampton took the lead as CEO of 5 successful companies. Through it all, however, he had a …

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