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  • Nat Geo Wild Greenlights Summer Specials: 'Kingdom of the Apes,' 'Giant Pandas'

    Nat Geo Wild is set to debut two summer specials, the two-hour "Kingdom of the Apes" documentary in July and the one-hour "Giant Pandas" special in August. "Kingdom of the Apes" will feature world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, who will introduce...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt

     
    Nick Brandt photographs exclusively in Africa, where since 2001 he has been working on a last testament to wild animals and wild places. The first two volumes of the trilogy were recently combined and published together as “On This Earth, A Shadow...
  • British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011

    British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children. She told them she was a tourist...
  • Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York

    Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York
    WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors say they will bring a captured Libyan terrorism suspect before a judge in New York on Tuesday in a test of the Obama administration's stepped-up effort to use criminal trials, not drone strikes and military prisons,...
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
  • John Goddard dies at 88; adventurer fulfilled most of childhood goals

    John Goddard dies at 88; adventurer fulfilled most of childhood goals
    Indiana Jones, the swashbuckling fictional adventurer, would seem to have nothing on John Goddard. As a boy growing up in Los Angeles, Goddard dreamed of adventures in faraway lands and spent his life pursuing an elaborate set of goals. He wanted to...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Zoo's anti-rabies program attracts local donations, big and small

    Zoo's anti-rabies program attracts local donations, big and small
    Drink lemonade, save a lion. That, more or less, was the pitch made by two Gold Coast kids who set up a beverage stand on their front porch during this year's Air and Water Show to benefit the Lincoln Park Zoo's anti-rabies program near Tanzania's...
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
  • Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?

    Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?
    Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about  65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
  • In a strange political collision, Obama and Bush meet in Africa

    In a strange political collision, Obama and Bush meet in Africa
    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – As he visited sub-Saharan Africa this week, President Obama often found himself in his predecessor’s shadow. Then, on Tuesday, George W. Bush was at Obama’s side. Obama and the former president stood together...
  • The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa

    The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa
    Obama goes to Africa to hail democracy and joint ventures Wednesday, June 26  -- President Obama embarks on a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday to show support for the continent’s developing democracies and to strengthen the U.S. role in a...