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September/October 2012

Zoogoer September/October 2012


From Zoo



Dragons at Play   

Earth's largest lizards may not seem charismatic at first glance. Take a closer look, though, and you'll discover that Komodo dragons are smart and even playful.

By Phillis McIntosh

Visual Aids

A simple idea--sticking cameras on trees--have proven to ben one of the biggest breakthroughs in conservation biology.

By Katrina Deptula

A Focus on Forests

Forests are crucial ecosystems--not just as animal habitats but as storehouses for carbon, a key factor in global climate change.

By Nadia Hlebowitsh