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For American pronghorn, play begins early in life. A young pronghorn will reach its peak play at about 4 weeks of age. Playtime includes a heavy dose of running. For pronghorns, running actually means sprinting. Running and playing as a fawn, however, come with risks. Play represents around 20% of total energy expenditure in fawns... Continue Reading →

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A Plea to Reclaim Recess

1…2…3…4… Imagine the sound of 25 students counting as they complete laps around the school playground. The students are spending the majority of their already skimpy recess time being punished for talking in the classroom. Two hours before, they had to sit through their lunch without talking because the whole class didn’t finish work on... Continue Reading →

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