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Wildcards

Bits of the unexpected from the animal kingdom.


Happy Father's Day, Kingo!

Meet a wild silverback gorilla who is celebrating his 40th birthday.

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Mother's Day

From a 22-month pregnancy to trunk lessons, five things that make elephant mothers stand out.

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Mission Accomplished

The WCS-led Identidad Madidi expedition has concluded its epic quest through the world’s most biodiverse protected area.

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"Smoke-Breathing" Elephant

Why does this elephant appear to be blowing out a cloud of smoke? WCS scientists are scratching their heads.

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Rare Twins in Tanzania

A double surprise for WCS researchers: these twin elephant calves.

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