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The Lion Queen

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The Vultures of Wall Street

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Zebraaaa haa haa haas!

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A Day in the Life of Curious George

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I desaturated the green in this photo so you can concentrate on the faces. Vervets in Haller Park, Mombasa, Kenya,...

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Mama Ndovu Grooming Baby in The Serengeti

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  Tenderness and hope amidst the world’s elephant poaching crisis.   Ivory-hungry poachers shoot 60 elephants a day in Tanzania alone.  2012 lost about 20% of the Tanzanian elephant population, and in 2013 and 2014 at least 30 elephants are poached every day. The poaching is so rampant that if not severely curbed immediately, Tanzania could lose it’s elephant populations in less than 6 years.  Read more here and in so many places all over the internet: http://www.pbs.org/program/battle-elephants/     October 4, 2014 saw the Second Annual Global March for Elephants & Rhinos for which tens of thousands of people in over a hundred cities...

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Silverback Mountain Gorilla Enjoying a Snack

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The thoroughly-majestic and ever-threatened mountain gorilla lives in one corner of the world, at the intersection of three countries: Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.  With only about 700 left in the whole world, the mountain gorilla is only of the most endangered of all primates. Although a few other primate species have even smaller populations, the gestation and development time for any ape (gorillas, orangutans, chimpanzees, bonobos, gibbons and humans) to reach maturity and have their own children is so long and the human hunting or infection threat is so high, that they risk going extinct due to the mere fact that it takes so long for them to...

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