The Friday Five: Conservation and nature stories from around the world that caught our eye this week

Northern chamois (Photo by Francesca Filippo, NC-BY-CC).

Northern chamois (Photo by Francesca Filippo, NC-BY-CC).

April 10, 2020 | by Ian Gibb

Each week, countless inspiring and informative stories are published about conservation successes or discoveries in nature and wildlife around the world. Here are some of the conservation and nature stories that caught our attention the week of April 6, 2020:

Candid camera

Check out the northern chamois, a rock-climbing goat that lives at high altitudes in Europe and Asia, in this video taken from camera traps.

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Glow in the deep

New research shows that deep-sea squid may be using bioluminescence as visual signals to coordinate during hunting and to communicate with each other.

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Nearby nature

Connect with nature just outside your door with these tips for enjoying the wildlife in your yard or garden.

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Not lions, not tigers but bears!

A Laos wildlife sanctuary for Asian black bears — also known as moon bears — has expanded its reserve area and taken on new residents.  

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Roaming animals

In this photo essay, see wildlife from Wales to Japan appearing in urban settings that are normally occupied by humans.

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Ian Gibb is the communications assistant at the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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