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Save the wooly mammoth!

You love to watch them in Hollywood blockbusters like Ice Age and 10,000 BC, but woolly mammoths -- those magnificent yet shy members of the pachyderm family -- need more than your entertainment dollars. They also need protection!

Did you know that April 1, 2008 is International Save the Woolly Mammoths Day?

Think about it:

  • Woolly mammoths evolved to thrive under "ice age" conditions. Guess what? This makes them especially vulnerable to climate change.
  • Woolly mammoths that have remained safe in their Arctic habitat for eons are constantly being discovered in a perilously thawed state.
  • Incredibly, woolly mammoths are not protected by the Endangered Species Act, even though naturalists haven't sighted a live specimen in the wild for at least 3,500 years.
  • Full-grown woolly mammoths had no natural enemies -- until some humans with brains bigger than their bellies figured out how send entire herds of them over cliffs.
  • Honestly -- have you ever seen anything cuter than a baby woolly mammoth? 

PLEASE! Sign our petition to protect woolly mammoths before it's too late. And tell your friends to help save the big, furry beasts as well.


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