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Elephant, Elephants -

Can you imagine the sight of endless rolling prairies beneath a clear blue sky? Now, turn your attention to the sounds of the prairie: winds whispering through tussocks of grass, the trill of chorus frogs and the snorts of cattle and bison, all bound together by the songs of a myriad of grassland birds. North America’s last great grasslands simultaneously announce their presence with both a mighty voice and an immense, pressuring silence. Unfortunately, mother nature's sonnets have been missing some of the most important vocalists at her disposal; Grassland Songbirds. In 2017, WWF reported declines in songbirds by up to 97%...

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Sea turtle, Sea Turtles -

Would it surprise you to know that millions of exotic animals are illegally trafficked into the USA each year? Today we will share 3 of the most trafficked exotic mammals and reptiles, each of which is threatened with extinction.  Asian/African Pangolin A recorded 110,000 Pangolins were trafficked last year. Experts believe only 10% of Pangolin traffickings get reported, so this number is likely in the millions.  Pangolins are basically extremely adorable scaly mammals. Pangolins are nocturnal, and the only mammal with keratin scales. There are a total of 4 Asian and 4 African Pangolin species, all of which have been poached and trafficked to...

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Sea turtle, Sea Turtles -

Sea turtle populations continue to decline as egg collecting, pollution, and tourism rise. Here are 4 of the most endangered sea turtles that may not be around for much longer.

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