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  • Investigate the Ivory Trade

    Today on Daily Ideas

    Assembly-line carvers create ivory products for sale in China.
  • Weird But True!

    How big is your cat's vocabulary?

    In the wild, cats like this blue Persian are obligate carnivores. Obligate carnivores depend entirely on meat for food, nutrition, and survival. Domestic cats get their nutrition from specially made food . . . as well as mice, birds, and, possibly, goldfish.
  • Cool Schools

    This Week on the Globe

  • The Great Chicago Fire

    This Week in Geographic History

    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 devastated downtown Chicago. This drawing illustrates hundreds of people fleeing across the Randolph Street Bridge, a structure that still carries traffic from Michigan Avenue, in Chicago's downtown "Loop" business district, across the Chicago River.
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