Animals/Wildlife

2:00am

Tue April 3, 2012
Animals

Zoos As A Choice To Polar Bear's Melting Environment

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

We're going to look now at an animal whose habitat is slowly disappearing. Polar bears live on sea ice. But Arctic sea ice, which used to stay frozen in the summertime, is now slowly disintegrating. This poses a unique challenge for scientists, government officials and others. How do you preserve the polar bear and prevent it from going extinct decades from now? Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post has been reporting on this issue. And she joins us now to talk about what she's learned.

Juliet, good morning.

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5:29am

Fri March 30, 2012
Animals

Elephant Escapes From Traveling Circus In Ireland

Originally published on Fri March 30, 2012 5:30 am

7:59am

Wed March 28, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

How To Spot A Mimic Octopus — The Mystery Revealed

Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 10:02 am

xkcd

In my last post, I wondered: How did Asian fishermen manage to discover the mimic octopus? Thaumoctopus mimicus is a wildly talented cephalopod that lives in shallow waters off Indonesia and Malaysia.

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5:22am

Wed March 28, 2012

5:15am

Wed March 28, 2012
Animals

Choking Dog Somehow Dials Phone For Help

Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 8:31 am

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