Leaf-Mimicking Animals


The link below is to an article that takes a look at leaf-mimicking animals. The article includes a large number of photos.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/nature-blows-mind-amazing-leaf-mimicking-animals.html

Indonesia: Killer Whale Strikes Back


The link below is to an article reporting on how a whaling operation came unstuck as a harpooned Killer Whale sunk a whaling vessel.

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http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/harpooned-killer-whale-drags-down-boat-indonesia.html

Elephants: Poaching Kills An Elephant Every 15 Minutes


The link below is to an article reporting on the poaching of elephants, including the statistic that an elephant is killed every 15 minutes by a poacher.

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http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/every-15-minutes-elephant-killed-by-poachers.html

Iraq: First National Park – the Central Marshes of Iraq


The links below are to articles reporting on the naming of Iraq’a first national park – the Central Marshes of Iraq.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0819-hance-iraq-national-park.html
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/07/31/new-iraqi-national-park-may-be-a-game-changer/

Australia: Indigenous Language Map


The link below is to an article that reports on the recently developed ‘Indigenous Language Map,’ which is a crucial tool in preserving Aboriginal culture and languages in Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/mapping-aboriginal-language.htm

Australia: Northern Territory – Crocodile Attack at Mary River


The link below is to an article reporting on a crocodile attack in the Northern Territory’s Mary River region.

For more visit:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/australia/10264863/Swimmer-snatched-by-crocodile-in-Australian-river.html