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Drought and downing equal vulture supermarkets

African vultures are famous for quickly finding carcasses; so much so that they are considered clairvoyants in parts of Africa. But just how do vultures know where to find food across vast regions in the first place? In ...

dateJan 09, 2014 in Ecology
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Tigers may still come roaring back

Although tigers have been threatened with near extinction for decades and some extinction narratives in the 1990s predicted they'd disappear by 2000, they might actually be making a comeback.

dateNov 04, 2013 in Ecology
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King of beasts losing ground in Uganda's paradise

Conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of St. Andrews warn that Uganda's African lions—a mainstay of the country's tourism industry and a symbol of Africa—are on the verge of disappearing ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Ecology
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Camera traps reveal Andean bears hate paparazzi

A series of camera-trap images released by the Wildlife Conservation Society today shows rare Andean bears acting like angry Hollywood celebrities – at least when it comes to having their picture taken.

dateOct 23, 2013 in Ecology
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