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The Old-New View Of Yosemite: Saving The Park From The Epidemic Of Drive-Through Nation

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed The Yosemite Grant, granting Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove to the state of California, the first ti...

Putting Your Self(ie) And Animals At Risk

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 07.14.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

Wild animals are not novelties, are not safe for human interaction, do not exist to entertain us, and belong in the wild. Period.

Epic Animal Rescue Returns Lions to Africa

Julia Orr | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Julia Orr

Copyright: Animal Defenders International/Rey - as he was in a Peruvian circus There have been some truly wonderful stories of animal rescues, such a...

30 Years After The Chernobyl Disaster, This Land Is Run By Wild Animals

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.07.2016 | World

What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations of wolf, elk and other w...

Wild Elephants Kill 5 People In India In Separate Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.21.2016 | World

Horrifying photos out of India show a wild elephant tossing a man into the air and trampling him to death in West Bengal on Monday, just a day after s...

How to Take Selfies With Lions, Sharks, and Other Dangerous Animals and Not Die

Inverse | Posted 03.16.2016 | Entertainment
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Ben Guarino It's been a bad few months for small, photogenic sea creatures. In February, death b...

Wild Babies Need Trees -- Maybe Even Yours!

Alison Hermance | Posted 03.16.2016 | Green
Alison Hermance

Every spring, baby animals arrive at WildCare that have been orphaned or injured because their nests were damaged or removed. Most people are appalled to find they have caused these accidents, especially when the injury to wildlife is so easy to prevent: just procrastinate!

Macaw Eats Again, Thanks To World's First Titanium Beak

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.26.2016 | Good News

Gigi's got a blingy new beak. The macaw, recently rescued from captivity in Brazil, is eating solid foods again after being fitted with the world's fi...

Lions and Tigers and Kangaroos -- in New York City -- Oh My!

Andrew Stengel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Crime
Andrew Stengel

The list of banned wild animals in New York City also includes pets that could be kept in an aquarium: venomous spiders like tarantulas and many kinds of venomous snakes.

Why Do Animals Attack Humans In The Wild? A Lot Of The Time, It's Our Fault

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.05.2016 | Science

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram always seem to be full of photos of people's outdoor adventures. But not everyone who likes spending time in the wild ...

Coyote Who Found A Ball Proves How Lovable Coyotes Really Are

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.12.2016 | Weird News

Coyotes: They’re just like us! A YouTube video posted Friday shows a coyote in Ontario, Canada, frolicking in sheer euphoria after it managed to get...

Stunning Photos Capture The Majestic Beauty Of The Animal Kingdom

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

This week the nation was collectively stunned and saddened by the unexpected loss of Zimbabwe's beloved lion Cecil, who, at 13 years old, was shot and...

Police: Don't Get Drunk And Chase Bears

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weird News

Police in northwestern Massachusetts offered an important reminder Monday night: Getting drunk and chasing bears through the woods with a dull hatchet...

37 Photos of Ridiculously Happy Animals Guaranteed to Make You Smile

DL Cade | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green
DL Cade

Smile, it's the weekend! But just in case you had a rough go of it this week and your glass feels more like it's half-empty than half-full, here is a collection of 37 adorable photos featuring animals so ridiculously happy they're guaranteed to send you off into the weekend smiling.

Men and Women: Their Changing Roles

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Recent years show the line between male and female roles is becoming blurred. Men are taking a more active part in homemaking and child rearing, and women are thriving in the business world.

WATCH: Cute Wild Animals Run Amok On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green

From baby bears to jaguars to birds, the HuffPost Live studio has welcomed a menagerie of wild animals. Check out the video above to see critters of a...

Man Brought His Tiger Into A Bar, Wants Everyone To Chill About It

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News

A suburban Chicago man busted for bringing his tiger cub into a bar just doesn't see what all the fuss is about. John Basile, of Lockport, Ill., sa...

A Transformational Tanzanian Safari (Photos)

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.28.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Though I had no one close to share the memories with, I was able to focus more clearly on what makes the experience so memorable. There is something about connecting with nature in such a profound way that forces you see things from a new perspective.

WildCare Heals a Gunshot Red-tailed Hawk

Alison Hermance | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

This Red-tailed Hawk arrived as a patient with a shattered left leg from a gunshot.

LOOK: Crocodile Bit Off More Than It Could Chew

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.09.2013 | Green

We've all been there: You try to rehydrate after a rough night, but your head is pounding so hard there might as well be a crocodile latched onto your...

Pet Snakes Are Constricting Our Public Safety

Will Travers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Will Travers

In the summer of 2013 alone, deadly pet snakes were on the loose in Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Wisconsin after escaping from their owners. The statistics speak for themselves. When will the public listen?

Every Jewish Question About Animals Answered

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 12.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I realized that I had an animal expert in my midst and all of a sudden I started to think of the most intricate questions about animals.

The Animals of Alaska, First of a Few Journal Entries: Day 3

Ken White | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

Two long days, over three thousand miles traveled in three flights followed by five hours on a train followed by seven hours on a bus to what is literally the end of the road (there's a rather official looking sign saying as much).

Inspired Freedom Vanishing Art Photography Exhibit Helps to Save America's Precious Wild Horses

Zoe Helene | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Zoe Helene

If you're traveling through or live near Tulsa, Okla., in early October, you won't want to miss Kimerlee Curyl's Freedom Vanishing, a special photography exhibition in support of America's legendary wild horses.

WATCH: Be Very, Very Quiet Around A Bison

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

Should you encounter a large bison while strolling the paths of Yellowstone National Park, do keep in mind Elmer Fudd's timeless advice and "be vewy, ...