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Photos: Goliath, The World’s Biggest Tadpole

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Photos: Goliath, The World’s Biggest Tadpole

I visited the Chiricahua Mountains on the Arizona-Mexico border for a college research project in 2015. It’s considered one of the most biodiverse places in North America. After spending a week there wading the streams in search of hellgrammites, I’d also deem it as one of the coolest places on the...
Bar Room Banter: Arizona’s Extirpated, Native Parrots

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Bar Room Banter: Arizona’s Extirpated, Native Parrots

There’s a difference between book smart and bar smart. You may not be book smart, but this series can make you seem educated and interesting from a barstool. So, belly up, pour yourself a glass of something good and take mental notes as we talk about the native parrots of Arizona. When most folks...
USFWS Recommends Delisting Gray Wolves

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USFWS Recommends Delisting Gray Wolves

Federal officials on Wednesday proposed to remove gray wolves from the endangered species list. The decision was revealed by David Bernhardt, the acting secretary of the Department of the Interior, at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in Denver. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Officials Investigating Rash of Eagle Killings in South Dakota

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Officials Investigating Rash of Eagle Killings in South Dakota

Two years ago, a pair of golden eagle chicks were tagged in Alaska’s Denali National Park. The birds were fitted with satellite tracking equipment as part of a study being carried out by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service. Their goal was to get a more...
Romeo & Juliet: The World’s Loneliest Frog Finds a Mate

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Romeo & Juliet: The World’s Loneliest Frog Finds a Mate

Match.com, a pioneer in the online dating industry, has been setting up couples for nearly 25 years. Last February, they took on their toughest client ever. Romeo, a Sehuencas frog that has spent nearly his entire life in captivity, is one of the last known of his critically endangered species. He...