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Parks, People, a Pandemic and Problem-Solving

Parks, People, a Pandemic and Problem-Solving

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 14, 2021 0

Being able to get away to a park—whether national, state or local—played an important role in mental and physical health for a lot of us during the first months of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 24, 2021 0

We’re all familiar with this movie scene: a bald eagle soars overhead in a wild, Western-type, wide-open landscape, and we hear the iconic, piercing, strong screech of America’s most majestic bird. What you might

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Wildlife Research Prospers in the Pandemic

Wildlife Research Prospers in the Pandemic

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 6, 2021 0

This is National Wildlife Week, an annual celebration of the beauty and diversity of America’s wildlife. Started in 1938, this event encourages people across the country to learn about what they can do to

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Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2018 4

We humans seem to have a penchant for studying wildlife. We tag them with satellite transmitters, outfit them with radio collars, spy on them with trail cameras and use other observation techniques—all to learn

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Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2018 1

It seems that the snow monkeys of Japan aren’t the only animals that seek out baths. In 2016, National Geographic set up some camera traps at the “bear bathtub,” a natural swimming hole in

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Video: Listen to the Howls of Coyotes, the “Song Dogs”

Video: Listen to the Howls of Coyotes, the “Song Dogs”

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 13, 2016 3

The coyote is often described as the most vocal of North America’s mammals. While there’s a lot of overlap in the sounds that coyotes, dogs and other canid species make—from startled huffs to whines

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