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The Chinko nature reserve in the war-torn Central African Republic (CAR) is home to many species. That makes it a target for poachers. The poachers are after meat, ivory, animal skins, and ingredients used in traditional medicines. Dedicated park rangers are the only security force. Wearing camo and body armor…
None of the US national parks focus on grasslands and prairie, despite these environments making up one third of the continental United States. Many people perceive these regions as being very flat and grassy, but that is not always the case. In southwestern Oklahoma, for example, the Wichita Mountains contain…
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Science Daily Grassland News
Grassland News -- ScienceDaily
Grassland biome. Read all the latest scientific research on the grassland biome, including articles on grassland animals and the effect of global warming on the grasslands.
African Savanna Food Chain
Video: White Rhinos
A white rhino mother and calf graze in South Africa.
US Fish and Wildlife Service: Mountain Prairie Region Tweets
@John_Ka4y Yes, this picture was taken at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver! It is an urb… https://t.co/wTFAyxgPct(about 4 hours ago)
The cabbage white butterfly is stunning, but don’t let it fool you! Their caterpillars are known for having a veget… https://t.co/rpcXMHFAog(about 2 hours ago)
What a stunner! The blue grosbeak has deep blue feathers and bright brown wingbars. Though males are vibrantly colo… https://t.co/KrWqvWv7cT(about 10 hours ago)
Oh Woodhouse’s toad, are you the prince we’ve been looking for? If you’re looking for your prince, check under stre… https://t.co/mNfogdstf5(about 14 hours ago)