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Pokémon IRL

July 15, 2016

It's impossible to escape Pokémon Go of late. So Asia Murphy, a PhD student who has worked closely with WCS Madagascar, is embracing it. She created #PokemonIRL (or Pokémon in real life), to steal a sliver of the spotlight for the real-life creatures that walk the earth.

If you're unfamiliar with the game, these digital cards mirror Pokédex, which are kind of like notebook pages on characters you've encountered.

A few favorite #PokemonIRL so far.

1. Lowland streaked tenrec

2. Western lesser bamboo lemur

3. Blakiston's Fish Owl

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