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Happy International Sloth Day!

Posted: October 20th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , | No Comments »

Friday, October 20 is International Sloth Day, created by Foundation AIUNAU to bring awareness to the rehabilitation and conservation of these slow-moving creatures.

Interesting fact: Until 10,000 years ago, South America had a big population of giant sloths the size of elephants. The ones we know today are so much cuter!

Go here to learn more fun facts about these memorable mammals. Try to work them into your conversations with friends and family today!

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Boos getting excited?

Posted: October 18th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: | No Comments »

Getting your spirits up? Me too!

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Trunk bump

Posted: October 16th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

The Oregon Zoo used to exercise Chendra, its baby Asian elephant, by walking her around the neighborhood in the morning. Here’s Chendra at the zoo’s Stellar Cove in 2007, saying hi to a sea lion named Gus.

In the wild, Asian and Indian elephants are endangered by poaching, hunting, and destruction of habitat. Sea lions face hunting, pollution, and entanglement in fishing equipment. The Oregon Zoo recommends helping at-risk species by taking Small Actions. For instance, you can plant wildlife-friendly flowers in your yard to aid bumblebees. Check out more of the zoo’s helpful tips here!

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Good luck!

Posted: October 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , | No Comments »

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Hanging haunts

Posted: October 12th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: T Writes | Tags: , | No Comments »

A big occasion coming up? Don’t freak out. Chill out, in order to get your act together in the best way possible!

Do a little dance to work out the tension.

Get your look together.

Meet up with friends.

Give yourself a pep talk.

Have a calming cup of tea!

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