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Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 12

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Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for May 16th. 

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All sifakas are now critically endangered. Sorry to start the newsletter off with bad news, but at last week's IUCN Primate Specialist Group meeting in Madagascar, specialists concluded that all nine remaining species of sikafa have been moved from endangeredto critically endangered. The reason? Aside from the usual deforestation and hunting, a large number of sifakas were mysteriously found dead from what...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 11

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Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for May 9th. 

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It's not looking so good for lemurs :( As I write this message, the IUCN and other groups are finishing their third day of the IUCN Red List Meeting in Madagascar. After their assessment of all lemur species, they determined all sifaka species are now under the Critically Endangered criteria, and all phaner (fork-crowned lemur) species are...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 10

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Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for April 25th. 

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Mark your calendars for next week, Tuesday, May 1 at noon through Wednesday, May 2 at noon. Community Foundation of Sarasota County are holding the 2018 Giving Challenge where you can get your donation doubled thanks to The Patterson Foundation. They will match gifts from $25 to $100 to any of the over 600 nonprofit organizations you choose to...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 9

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Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for April 18th. 

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Duke Lemur Center's popular Lemurpalooza event for May 5th has sold out already, so they're adding another event for June 1! If you're in the area (Raleigh-Durham, NC), I highly recommend attending. The event is a $50 donation per car, and you'll be helping support their animals as well as education, research, and conservation programs. Plus it includes...


Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Edition 8

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Here's your Weekly Wildlife Wednesday for April 11th. 

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The Lemur Love Spring Charity Auction is going on right now! Make sure to head over to the charity auction site Bidding for Good to take part in this fantastic auction which ends tomorrow. We're proud to have donated two Lemur Bags to help out, and there are over 90 other items ripe...