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Scientists are claiming they have discovered a new species of monkeyliving in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo -- an animal well-known to local hunters but until now, unknown to the outside world. In a paper published Wednesday...
I have been going to the San Diego Zoo since I was a little girl. I love going there. I just don’t remember getting so worn out even when my husband and I used to have five young children in tow. When we recently visited the zoo my...
Part two of threeReporting from Orange, Va. On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it. "Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house." I clasped the back of my head in disbelief. Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...
The loss of 5,000 forest elephants to poachers in northern Republic of Congo over the past five years makes protected areas for Africa’s dwindling wildlife more important than ever, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. Conservationists...
The Republic of Congo has formally expanded Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to protect an increasingly rare treasure: one of Africa’s most pristine forests and a population of “naive” chimpanzees with so little exposure to humans that the...
Pulse Dance Company in Concert Friday, Jan. 21-Saturday, Jan. 22 8:00 p.m. at APU's Grant Hall Pulse Dance Company takes to the stage for their first official performance Friday and Saturday nights. The new modern dance company was created less than a...
Anchorage Folk Festival Wednesday, Jan. 20-Saturday, Jan. 30 Various times and locations The free, annual two-week festival features performances by more than 120 acts: singers, dancers, storytellers and a variety of musical groups will perform...
In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...
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Tribune foreign correspondentThe invalids line their wheelchairs along the edge of the pier, high above the Congo River's swirling, deadly currents, as if about to plunge in. But they are not suicidal. They are in a race. And they must solve an important puzzle: How can they board...
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the steamy twilight of the jungle, Gilles Bokande hunkered beside a mossy stump and pinched his nose between his index and middle fingers. Blowing air through the back of his throat, he bleated like a duiker, a tiny forest antelope. Nothing happened....
Tribune foreign correspondentThe rains start in October in Katanga province, with huge drops that fall as they do only in the tropics, straight and hard, like a hail of ball bearings. Water pools. And then, restlessly, the runoff begins to move. It slides northward across an immense...
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