Tara DeSantis

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September 4, 2015

Baby gorillas honored in ancient Rwandan naming ceremony

Thousands of people gathered for a very special ceremony to name 24 baby gorillas. The baby-naming tradition of Kwita Izina was traditionally used for christening newborn humans but in 2005, the Rwandan government developed the practice to raise awareness about conservation, inviting people to name […] Read More...
July 27, 2015

What’s in a planet’s name?

#AnotherEarth “Even Earth has found its other half, why am I still single?” A lot of people are talking about our newly discovered cousin planet –  44 million people have read posts with the hashtag “#AnotherEarth”, and nearly 90,000 have taken part in the discussion. […] Read More...
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