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Kids Get Lessons on Life from Wild African Dogs

A group of inner-city kids is learning about African painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

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Dangerous Swimming for Ozark Hellbenders

As we approach Halloween, our thoughts may turn to ghoulish slimy creatures lurking among us, like hellbenders, among the largest salaman

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Snake Charmer: Zoo Curator Works to Help Endangered Snakes Reproduce

With a hiss only a mother could love, it's perhaps not surprising that the Louisiana pine snake doesn't mate very well with oth

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New Life for a Pair of Threatened Species

Two Pennsylvania species--the eastern massasauga and the rabbitsfoot--are among 251 imperiled species that may get new life.

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Budget Deal Slashes State Funding for Environmental Protection, Takes Wolves Off Endangered Species List

The 2010 budget hashed out by Congress and President Obama last week drastically cuts state and local funding for clean air and water and

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Still Looking For The Elusive Mountain Lion

Forests across much of the Northeast are still home to bobcats, and Canada Lynx can still be found in Maine. But the U.S.

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Northern Flying Squirrel Back On Endangered Species List

The West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel has landed back on the endangered species list after a recent federal judge's ruling.

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Eastern Cougar Considered Extinct

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has declared that the eastern cougar is extinct.

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of May 4, 2005

This week on The Allegheny Front: a look at the possible environmental links to breast cancer, a modern look at the parable of the beast

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Does Government Plan to Combat White Nose Syndrome Go Far Enough?

White Nose Syndrome has claimed the lives of over one million bats in North America over the last four years.

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