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Surprise species at risk from climate change

( —Most species at greatest risk from climate change are not currently conservation priorities, according to an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) study that has introduced a pioneering method ...

dateJun 19, 2013 in Ecology
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National Zoo Welcomes Whooping Crane

After an 88-year-long hiatus North America's tallest bird, the statuesque whooping crane (Grus americana), is once again on exhibit at the Bird House at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. An 11-year-old male whooping ...

dateJul 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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