The Dirt: This Week in Nature

Glow-in-the-Dark Survival Skills. Researchers investigating why a few species of millipedes glow in the dark set up a field experiment in California’s Giant Sequoia National Monument Park. They collected these strange millipedes, which are known to contain cyanide-like toxins, and combined them with a group of molded clay decoys that they constructed to resemble millipedes. […]

The Dirt: This Week in Nature

Nile Crocodiles Are Really Two Different Species. Recent DNA evidence seems to confirm that the Nile Crocodile, which was thought to be a single species, is actually comprised of two different species that inhabit different areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It even appears that ancient Egyptians recognized the difference between the two and cultivated the smaller […]

New Discoveries atop the Pryor Mountains

 New Discoveries atop the Pryor Mountains

On July 27, Lauryn, Erin (our summer intern) and I drove from Colorado Springs to Lovell, WY, to visit Cloud and the wild horses of the Pryor Mountains. Aside from the terrible sadness we felt at losing two of our very special friends, Admiral and Climbs High (aka Kapitan), we had a wonderful trip, full […]

Tragedy on the Pryor Mountains

 Tragedy on the Pryor Mountains

Lauryn, our Cloud Foundation whiz kid, and Erin, our college intern from Michigan, traveled with me from Colorado to the Pryor Mountains on July 27, 2011. It was a bittersweet journey. In the early evening we drove to the low desert country in the Pryors, knowing that two of our “greeters” at the horse range […]

Back in Alaska (July 2011)

Chris Morgan was back in Alaska for a week in July — two years after filming for Bears of the Last Frontier — and sends a quick video blog from among the bears.

Federal Appeals Court Denies Emergency Request to Halt Triple B Roundup

From the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign on July 19, 2011: Federal Appeals Court Denies Emergency Request to Halt Triple B Roundup BLM Cleared to Begin Massive Mustang Capture Operation in Northeast Nevada Tomorrow We’re sorry to deliver the disappointing news that, earlier this afternoon, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied an emergency request […]

Planning to visit wild horse country?

 Planning to visit wild horse country?

Planning to visit wild horse country? Here are some tips from Ginger… Dear Wild Horse and Burro fans, Happy Summer! I know many of you will be traveling to wild horse and burro country to get a glimpse of our treasured icons of freedom. At least, I hope so. Below are the rules I abide […]