POLL: Should the Black Bear ‘Harvest’ Season In Wisconsin be banned?

The outlook is bright for the 2018 Wisconsin black bear season. Population models continue to suggest healthy bear numbers across the state’s primary bear range, with the most recent population estimate indicating there are 28,700 bears statewide. Bear densities across the majority of Wisconsin’s occupied bear range are in excess of 1 bear per square […]

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Video: A Rare Look at the Secret Life of Orangutans

In the vanishing lowland rainforests of Borneo, new research is underway to uncover and understand the unique cultural behaviors in wild orangutans. Photographer Tim Laman, researcher Cheryll Knott, and National Geographic Young Explorer Robert Suro have documented rarely-seen unique orangutan behaviors such as making pillows, fashioning umbrellas, and displaying regional greetings. With orangutan habitats disappearing […]

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