Elephant Rescue in Cambodia

This is a beautiful video of a rescue of several elephants trapped in an old bomb crater in Cambodia that was created during the Vietnam War.  

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Arctic Fox

Arctic Fox The arctic fox survives cold temperatures as low as –58°F in the Arctic.  Their staple food is lemmings but they are not too picky and will eat whatever is available.  This video shows how the arctic fox jumps up and dives head first into the snow looking for lemmings.  Looks painful but it does …

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Teaching birds how to fly with a microlight

Teaching birds how to fly with a microlight.:) Christian Moullec, flying with his wife while lesser white-fronted geese migrate over Sweden in 1999. The former meteorologist said, "Some people will travel 15 hours on a plane just for 30 minutes flying with birds, he cries every day when he flies with his birds. They are …

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Scientists Urge Endangered Listing for Cheetahs — Nat Geo Education Blog

WORLD Researchers are supporting a call to list the cheetah as “Endangered” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. (National Geographic) Familiarize your students with endangered species using our encyclopedia entry and reference resource. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Scientists …

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The Arctic Report Card

Jeremy Mathis, NOAA Arctic Research Program he said in," The Arctic Report Card". The Arctic is like a refrigerator whose door has been left open and cold is spilling out cascading throughout the norther hemisphere. The average surface air temperature for the year ending September 2017 is the 2nd warmest since 1900; however, cooler spring …

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Venus Flytraps Being Poached to Extinction in North Carolina

Venus flytrap is a carnivorous plant that grows in the wild only within 90-miles of Wilmington, North Carolina.  The plant catches insects and uses them for nutrition.  The plants leaves have hair.  When an insect contacts a hair on the leaf, the trap closes if a another hair is contacted within twenty seconds of the first …

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