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Recover from Holiday Burnout with a Nature-Focused New Year Escape

Recover from Holiday Burnout with a Nature-Focused New Year Escape

Natural Habitat Adventures December 3, 2019 0

Somewhere among the frenzy of shopping, baking, parties and talking politics with relatives, the holidays have gone from the most wonderful time of the year to something we try to survive. For anyone who’s ever

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The Folklore of North American Wildlife

The Folklore of North American Wildlife

Emily Goodheart Kautz December 2, 2019 0

                        America’s national parks are home to a number of alluring animals who hold a place in myth and folklore. After gazing into

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Winter in Yellowstone

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Winter in Yellowstone

Steve Selden November 29, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a snow-covered bison in Montana! Photographer Rex Arney took this classic bison

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Traveling to Victoria Falls—5 Facts to Know Before You Go    

Traveling to Victoria Falls—5 Facts to Know Before You Go    

Emily Goodheart Kautz November 25, 2019 0

Victoria Falls is the Eden of Africa. David Livingstone, a Scottish explorer who came upon these cascading waters in 1885, wrote that he was struck by “scenes so lovely they must have been gazed

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Chasing Cheetah

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Chasing Cheetah

Steve Selden November 22, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose cheetahs in Botswana. Photographer Paul Sasso captured these cheetahs chasing through the

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On Thanksgiving 2019, Counting Bounty in Butterflies

On Thanksgiving 2019, Counting Bounty in Butterflies

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2019 0

In recent years, reports on monarch butterfly populations have been confusing: just two years ago, we were hearing that the monarchs were teetering on the edge of extinction. More recently, however, conservation news headlines

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What’s the Difference Between Grizzly Bears and Brown Bears?

What’s the Difference Between Grizzly Bears and Brown Bears?

Emily Goodheart Kautz November 18, 2019 1

Brown bears, commonly called grizzlies, have long evoked fascination. These intelligent mammals display dynamic behaviors that inspire onlookers with a myriad of questions. At some point, one may wonder which is the correct term

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Spirit Bear

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Spirit Bear

Steve Selden November 15, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a Kermode bear from Canada. Photographer Don McVee got this shot in

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