12-Story Library Featured Editor Pick
Two species of elephants in Africa are under a lot of trouble. Savanna elephants and forest elephants populations have been declining in the past decades. The forest elephants are critically endangered—that’s the category right before extinction in the wild. Poaching is a big concern. People are killing elephants for their…
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.
All About the Eurasian Steppe
A white rhino mother and calf graze in South Africa.
USFWS Mountain Prairie Region Tweets
We are seeking public comment on the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s request to amend it… https://t.co/RxxFg5HugX(about 15 hours ago)
Seeing an owl during the day? Impossible. Actually, it is possible! You can often see short-eared owls during dayl… https://t.co/kViwAVm8Ze(about 2 days ago)
This American bittern might be clear as day in this photo, but they are generally difficult to spot! Their brown, s… https://t.co/Dc9AludzOq(about 6 days ago)
The bobcat is a master of disguise. Its spotted & striped fur blends in with leaves, rocks, & other elements of its… https://t.co/Jx3y5pfMUY(about 1 week ago)