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Creature Feature: Patas monkeys

Inhabiting a broad swath of arid savanna woodlands just north of equatorial Africa lives one of the most remarkable monkeys that you have likely never heard of. The patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) survives in these difficult places with the help of … Continue reading

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Gadgets That Reveal the Secretive Lives of Animals

Field studies of animals involve observing and documenting their behaviors. However, many animals are a challenge to study because they are secretive or because they live in environments too dangerous or inhospitable for humans. Over the last ten years many scientists have increasingly turned to devices called… Continue reading

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Field Photo: Lowland Streaked Tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus)

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Field Photo: Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

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Field Photo: Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus)

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Field Photo: Grey crowned crane

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Field Photo: silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus)

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