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Sunday Species Snapshot: Jackass Penguin

Sunday Species Snapshot: Jackass Penguin

These popular penguins have faced a lot of threats in recent years that have put them on a dangerous path. Species name: African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), a.k.a.

November 17, 2013 — John R. Platt

Why Is Namibia Killing Its Rare Desert Elephants?

On Saturday, June 21 one of the Republic of Namibia’s rare desert elephants was felled by a hunter’s rifle. Unlike most of the other elephants that die on any given day in Africa, this particular elephant was slain legally.

July 9, 2014 — John R. Platt

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