Friday, January 22, 2016




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Help Save the American Bison
Bison have been culled from Yellowstone National Park for 16 years. Don't let it happen again this year—help put healthy bison back on their historic North American lands instead.


Elephant tusks
Hong Kong Steps Up for Elephants
In a landmark move for elephants, the government of Hong Kong is actively exploring phasing out domestic ivory trade.

2 boys in boat
Changing Climate in Mozambique
On a small and sparse sandbar off the coast of northern Mozambique, fishers have noticed that the seas—and the weather—are different than they were several decades ago.

Yangtze finless porpoise
Preventing Extinction for the Finless Porpoise
The finless porpoise is one of China's most iconic mammals, renowned for its mischievous smile and intelligence. But there are only around 1,000 left in the wild.


CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Close-up photo
In each issue of WWF E-NEWS, our "Caught on Camera" feature shows a closeup view of a fascinating animal. Can you tell what this is?


TRAVEL


Video of rafting in Greenland
Exploring East Greenland
Watch this stunning footage, which captures imposing icebergs, mountains, and more from our new Greenland trip to Natural Habitat Adventures' remote base camp.

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT

Black-tailed prairie dog
Black-tailed Prairie Dog
Members of the squirrel family, prairie dogs live in large underground communities called towns. Many other animals, including burrowing owls, toads, and even rattlesnakes, take shelter in prairie dog burrows. Check out these 8 surprising facts about this species.

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Species
Cynomys ludovicianus
Size
Size
Prairie dogs are about 14 to 17 inches long and weigh 1 to 3 pounds
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Interesting info
The prairie dog's vocabulary is quite advanced. Prairie dogs can alert one another, for example, that there's not just a human approaching their burrows, but a tall human wearing the color blue.

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DO YOU KNOW?

Gannets flying around Bass Rock
Which of the following statements is true about the northern gannet, a large seabird?


Photos: Bison © Thomas Szajner; Elephant tusks © WWF/Folke Wulf; Two boys in boat © WWF-US/James Morgan; Yangtze finless porpoise © Xiaodong Sun/WWF-UK; Caught on Camera close-up © IPEV/CNRS/NIPR; Rafters in Greenland © JJ Huckin; Black-tailed prairie dogs © WWF-US/Steve Morello; Gannets near Bass Rock © Zolt├ín Gergely Nagy
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