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  • Friday, April 26, 2013

    The silver dik-dik weighs only a little more than a domestic cat. Very little is known about this small antelope that roams the eastern African coastal bushlands. Of the four recognized dik-dik species, the silver dik-dik is understood the least.

  • Friday, April 19, 2013

    A game reserve in South Africa has begun to inject a mix of parasiticides and pink dye into more than 100 rhino horns over the past 18 months in an effort to deter poaching. Anyone consuming the horns, illegally, in the popular powdered form would become very ill.

  • Thursday, April 11, 2013

    Flamingos are known for their lanky legs and beautiful coral colors. Also widely admired is the great flamingo migration, a vast sea of flamingos seeking their primary food source in Kenya’s Lake Nakuru. So many flamingos take part in this migration that from a distance the Lake appears pink.

  • Friday, April 5, 2013

    The red wolf is one of the most endangered species of all canidae. Canidae are the carnivorous and omnivorous mammals including domestic dogs, wolves, foxes, jackals, coyotes and other dog-like mammals.

  • Thursday, March 28, 2013

    A female calf born at the LEO Zoological Conservation Center in Greenwich, Connecticut marks the first giraffe birth for the center. The center is home to the only giraffes in Connecticut.

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