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Jodi Westrick
Washington, D.C.
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Flemming Bisgaard is the head of Bisgaard Trading in the heart of Ilulissat, Greenland right in Disko Bay. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Kate and Prince William visited the Royal New Zealand Police College in Wellington, and had the chance to meet police puppies from the Dog Training Centre. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Big news was revealed today after it was announced that Stephen Colbert would be taking over David Letterman's "Late Night" spot in 2015. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Finn-icg Finn Siegstad is the Key Account Manager for the charter division of Air Greenland. Air Greenland has one of the most versatile fleets in the world, considering the size of the country, the terrain and the weather. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Animal Planet's interactive experience Whale Wars: Blood and Water has been nominated for a Webby Award in the "Web: Television" category. Not familiar with Blood and Water? It follows the life of Paul Watson and his journey to end whaling. If you're a Whale Wars fan, consider casting a vote... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Grace J. Heindorf Nielsen is co-founder of Bmg-Greenland, a travel management company based in Nuuk, Greenland. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Malik Lynge Papis is French, Greenlandic and Danish. His Danish side can be traced back to the founding fathers of Greenland. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Nepal recently celebrated a great achievement: 365 days of zero poaching. This means that there were zero killings of elephants, rhinos and tigers in the country. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Tonight on Animal Planet, watch the riveting story of Marina Chapman, who claims she was kidnapped and then abandoned in the jungle where monkeys helped raise and teach her to survive. The show premieres at 9PM E/P and will follow Marina and her daughter as they return to Colombia to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Have you ever been horrified by the thought of cooking a lobster alive, fearing that it can feel the pain? According to a recent article in the Washington Post, scientist Robert Elwood has been working for the last eight years to uncover whether or not lobsters and other invertebrates do feel pain in the same way that humans do. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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When life-threatening emergencies occur in tiny and distant Greenlandic settlements, what happens? The reality is tough, tells Executive Medical Officer of Greenland, Anne-Marie Ulrik. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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It's good news for endangered kakapo parrots - the first chick since 2011 has hatched in New Zealand. Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Join thousands across the globe (myself included) this Saturday, March 15 as activists march to draw attention to the cruel, but perfectly legal, practice of canned lion hunting in South Africa. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez spilled approximately 10.8 million gallons of crude oil in Alaska's Prince William Sound, the otter population has appeared to recover. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Currently, Ilannguaq Hegelund is a chef at the restaurant Sarfalik located at the four star Hotel Hans Egede in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital. Besides working in high-end restaurants and hotels, he has worked summers on fishing boats and mining camps of all size. He recently won Greenland’s Chef of the Year award in 2013. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Last month at the Biophysical Society Meeting in San Francisco, scientists revealed that the secret to understanding the genetics behind obesity and breast cancer may be found in the colorful coats of calico cats. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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A juvenile alligator in the Florida's Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge learned that otters aren't so cute the hard way when a river otter attacked it from behind, ultimately killing and eating it. Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 7, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Erik has worked with Sixty Degree Resources for the last two summers, logging in over 3,000 nautical miles (3,500 miles) in Ice Cold Gold trips with his boat alone, helping the miners reach their most remote destinations. Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Greenland is a tough and remote place to live, but you might be surprised at how normal life can be there. Animal Planet talks to Greenlandic local Tom Amtoft about American TV miners, walking his dogs and living in Nuuk. Ice Cold Gold returns Thursday at 10PM E/P. Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Every year, Feb. 27 marks International Polar Bear Day. In honor of the polar bears, here are some little-known facts about this magnificent species. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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The latest hostage of Taliban militants appears to be a military dog. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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To celebrate Puppy Bowl’s 10th Anniversary, we’ve teamed up with House Party to throw tens of thousands of official “Puppy Bowl VIP House Parties” all around the country — and we want you to host one! Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Tune in tonight at 10PM E/P for a brand-new Animal Planet series, which will chronicle the lives of three teams of Maine fishermen compete for an elusive but lucrative catch - baby glass eels. Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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BuzzFeed recently created a list of the 22 coolest places to get married. Guess where was featured on that list? Pete Nelson's very own Treehouse Point! It makes perfect sense. Who wouldn't want to get married among the birds and trees of the lovely Washington estate? See the full article... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2013 at Bites @ Animal Planet
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Are your pets still enjoying all the holiday festivities? Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2013 at Bites @ Animal Planet