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  • The Elephant's Brain: Memory, Emotion, & More
    July 10, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    The Elephant's Brain: Memory, Emotion, & More

    We've known for decades that elephants have a large capacity for intelligence and emotions...but what exactly is going on inside the brain of an elephant? On average, an elephant's brain is 3 times larger than a human brain. While size...

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  • The Story of Rana, the Loggerhead Turtle
    June 25, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    The Story of Rana, the Loggerhead Turtle

    When we heard the story of Rana, we were inspired by her strength. Rana's story goes beyond just herself, however.  Discovered with hypothermia in Monaco’s port four years ago, Rana became a symbol for change and strength. Hypothermia is a condition marked...

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  • Texas Tech Students Helping Sea Turtles
    June 9, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    Texas Tech Students Helping Sea Turtles

    Most students look forward to the end of the school year so that they can have the freedom to have fun with friends. But Texas Tech University students started their summer breaks unlike most: saving baby sea turtles. Through the...

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  • Should Animal Poachers Face the Death Penalty?
    May 18, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    Should Animal Poachers Face the Death Penalty?

    It's a wildly debated topic in politics. Should a man or woman that takes the life of an innocent endangered creature be sentenced to the death penalty?  Najib Balala has been warning the world that wildlife poachers in Kenya will be...

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  • Luna the Brave Sea Turtle Is Helping Conservationists!
    April 28, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    Luna the Brave Sea Turtle Is Helping Conservationists!

    Just off Goodland, around the feeding grounds of Ten Thousand Islands, Luna the loggerhead sea turtle dipped beneath the ocean surface Thursday afternoon and was released into the wild. The 2-year-old turtle served as an ambassador for the Conservancy of Southwest...

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  • Battle to Save African Elephant Is Gaining Momentum
    April 14, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    Battle to Save African Elephant Is Gaining Momentum

    MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania  — The mighty elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall wavy grass in south Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened and still happens today. It wasn't a murderer who targeted her but...

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  • Trinidad is Protecting Its' Sea Turtle Nesting Grounds
    April 7, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    Trinidad is Protecting Its' Sea Turtle Nesting Grounds

    IT'S HERE – the season when sea turtles return yearly to Trinidad & Tobago's shores to lay eggs from March to August. The first few leatherback and hard-shell turtles have begun returning to the beaches. With their return come the annual...

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  • hong kong ivory ban image elephant
    March 7, 2018 Jacob Knowles

    Hong Kong Ivory BAN - Hope For the Elegant Elephant

    Intricate carvings of women in flowing gowns, majestic horses, and folklore characters are among the countless items that are disappearing from shop shelves in mainland China as the strict government implements an ivory trading ban for the world’s largest consumer of...

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