Sumatra

This photo provided by Carel van Schaik shows the orangutan Arno in the jungle of Sumatra in 1998 looking in the direction he intends to travel the next day and letting out a long whooping call to alert others of his route just in case they need to follow him or stay clear. (AP Photo/Perry van Duijnhoven)

Is there an ape for that? Orangutans plan trips

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the ape equivalent of Google Maps and Facebook. The night before a big trip, Arno the orangutan plots his journey and lets others know where he is going with a long, […]

09/11/2013

UC Santa Barbara greenhouse manager Danica Taber with Corpse Flower. (Photo Credit Sonia Fernandez)

Rare corpse flower to bloom at UC Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — An Indonesian flower famous for its foul odor is expected to unfurl its putrid blossom within the next week at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The school says its […]

07/23/2013

Singapore haze at worst yet, Malaysia schools shut

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore urged people to remain indoors because of record air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned […]

06/20/2013

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