Reconnecting Habitats And Saving Lives

Reconnecting Habitats And Saving Lives

11/22/2016 Tunnels for penguins, overpasses for pronghorn, culverts for cougars—all part of a growing conservation movement to help animals cross dangerous roads and to reconnect wild habitats in an increasingly-fragmented world. Vicki talks with Robin Young at Here&Now about some amazing “wildlife crossings.” Produced by Christen Goguen. Originally appeared on WBUR’s The Wild Life and Here&Now.  Follow @VickiCroke ...
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From Orphaned, Frostbitten Cub To Fearless 'Tiger Princess'

From Orphaned, Frostbitten Cub To Fearless ‘Tiger Princess’

1/27/2015 Great tiger news this month as one fierce test-case orphan makes it on her own in the Russian Far East, and the big cat census is on the rise in India. By Vicki Croke Vicki spoke with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about good tiger news in Russia and India: Zolushka, once orphaned, and now healthy, and recolonizing a ...
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Big, Beautiful, And Rare: Twin Elephants In Tanzania

Big, Beautiful, And Rare: Twin Elephants In Tanzania

4/17/2018 At 57, their mother, Eloise, is the oldest known elephant to give birth to twins. By Vicki Croke The wise mother: Eloise, the 57-year-old matriarch, gave birth in August 2017 to twins who are thriving. Conservationists who monitor the group have named them "Elon Tusk" and "Emma" (after the actress Emma Watson). Though it’s exciting to find twin elephant ...
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