Welcome to Ever Widening Circles!

You’ve just arrived in a place where you can expand your sense that this is still an amazing world! We publish one article every day – on any topic under the sun –  in a hope to change the dialogue about our world!

One of our favorite topics to feature are all of the other creatures that are roaming around this Earth alongside us! Below is a selection of our favorite animal articles, and once you’ve explored these, make sure you click the button below to travel through our entire collection!

Animals on EWC

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Jellyfish Lake: An Otherworldly Place

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On Saturdays Around the World, we take you to Jellyfish Lake, one of the most incredible underwater places in the world. It is home to millions of beautiful, virtually stingless Golden Jellyfish, and it is an aquatic marvel.

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7 minutes

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Rewilding: What if we had the giants back?

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Have you heard much about “megafauna,” the other giants that roamed the earth after the dinosaurs. It turns out they can teach us a lot about rewilding, a process to recover balance in the natural world.

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16 minutes

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Elephants Never Forget

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This beautiful video taught us a lot about the depth of compassion and wonder that still exists in the world. This article remains one of our top- 5 “most viewed” with people from 190+ countries. Take a look and you’ll know why.

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13 minutes

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How to Survive a Rhino Charge

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Have you ever wondered, “How did they get that photograph?!” Today we introduce you to a professional nature photographer who will tell us some fantastic tales and start taking us on little journeys around the world once a month through his breathtaking images.

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56 minutes

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Koko Turns 44!

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Do you remember the beautiful documentary from the 1990’s about Koko the Gorilla and her kitten? Koko learned sign language and has been teaching us about the world through her eyes ever since!

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10 minutes

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Denali: A Dog’s Perspective on Life and Death

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There are some lovely stories on the web about the love and friendship, but few from a dog’s perspective. Take a few minutes to soak this in.

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17 minutes

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Let’s Stop “Palming” Orangutans Off

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What do baby orangutans have to do with Starbucks, Dominos Pizza, and Dunkin Donuts? Turns out, their futures are intertwined in a remarkable way that we all could influence positively! Let’s let the breathtaking photography of artist Jami Tarris tell the story.

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12 minutes

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Turning Birds Into Dinosaurs

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Is turning birds into dinosaurs possible? Creating the dino-chicken isn’t just a scientific dream. The science behind the project is already a reality!

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6 minutes

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Flying Rays: Marvels of Nature

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What happens when creatures of the sea take flight? The BBC and National Geographic take us on a journey with flying rays to see a marvel of nature!

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13 minutes

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What can camels teach us about fundamental truths?

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We all know where camels come from, right? A new origin story for these strange creatures is changing how we think about things we take as “fact.” Check out this hilarious TED Talk from Latif Nasser.

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15 minutes

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Compassion For All Creatures

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Compassion is a universal impulse, often demonstrated by ordinary people who just won’t give up on animals. The folks will give you some cheer!

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47 minutes

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Can Animals Communicate Deep Thoughts and Emotions?

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Have you ever had an experience with an animal that left you certain that animals have rich emotional lives and thoughts we might relate to very well? Today’s feature will make you feel very wise.

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Whales Giving Us Some Perspective

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Can whales help us gain some perspective on our place on the planet? A drone captures a strange encounter that may help us think twice about how big we really are.

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Puffins: Ready for Their Close Up!

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How can a plush toy help us capture nature at its best? Here’s a whole new look at puffins (the other amazing black and white bird), and how we are filming their lives up-close!

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14 minutes

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Foolishness Saves the Fishing Cat

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Learn how one seemingly foolish photographer has started a conservationist movement that may save an entire species of special fishing cats.

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13 minutes

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Why Should We Care About the Waggle Dance?

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This is definitely an EWC “Who Knew?” article! Learn why we all might want to be doing the waggle dance to support bees around the world. Amazing!

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8 minutes

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Whale Facts, The Lives of Incredible Giants

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We thought we knew everything about whales, but It’s Okay To Be Smart shows us some incredible whale facts that prove these giants are incredible creatures.

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18 minutes

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The Unbelievable World of the Birds-of-Paradise

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Deep in the rainforest of Papua New Guinea are some of the most unique birds in the world. Check out the expedition that set out to photograph and study them all!

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22 minutes

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Paul Nicklen’s “Tales of an Ice-bound Wonderland”

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Astonishing stories and very funny!.. National Geographic’s Paul Nicklen, has quite a story from swimming with a particularly “caring” arctic leopard seal for 3 days!

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18 minutes

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Otters: Much More Than Cute!

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Sea otters and thier caregivers have a lot to teach us about coping with stress, even if its just for 18 minutes while you take a look at todays video-shares.

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Underwater Exploration: The New Frontier

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We know more about the face of mars than our own ocean floor! Today’s EWC article inspires us to completely rethink the exploration of the amazing depths of our own planet!

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Life Lessons from Beetles with Bubbles

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Can beetles remind us of some important life lessons? Let us introduce you to the riffle beetle, a fascinating little water beetle who has a lot to teach us!

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16 minutes

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Communicating with WILD Dolphins

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Imagine what it would really be like to understand the mind and communicate with another intelligent species on the planet. Dolphins may be the first.

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5 minutes

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Deep Sea Oddities: We Aren’t So Different

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Our planet is filled with incredible creatures! Dive into the depths of the ocean to explore some of the strangest species we have encountered…

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