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Want to Be More Productive? Look at Cute Baby Animal Photos

Want to Be More Productive? Look at Cute Baby Animal Photos

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 20, 2012 5

A highlight of any nature travel experience is seeing baby animals: fuzzy and clumsy Churchill polar bear cubs, just emerged from the den; young Yellowstone wolves tumbling and rolling as they “play” fight; or

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Smartphone Apps Pinpoint Wildlife Sightings in Yellowstone, But Is That a Good Idea?

Smartphone Apps Pinpoint Wildlife Sightings in Yellowstone, But Is That a Good Idea?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 10, 2012 12

Yellowstone National Park has often been called the “Serengeti of the North,” and there’s nothing more exciting than venturing into its backcountry or famed Lamar and Hayden Valleys in hopes of coming across a

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I “Break” for Bears

I “Break” for Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2011 4

Calm, stoic strength. The consummate mother. Introspection. A symbol of the wild itself. No matter what bears represent for you personally, you are sure to have an opinion on them and what their proper

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Bacon—the Maple Kind

Bacon—the Maple Kind

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2011 1

It’s a given that most of us can’t resist dogs. As the first animal domesticated by humans—sometime around the end of the Ice Age—our bond to Canis familiaris just seems a little tighter than

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Living with Predators

Living with Predators

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 26, 2011 10

“Seven teens attacked by grizzly in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains,” reads a headline in a Sacramento news story, taken from the Anchorage Daily News on July 25, 2011. And, “Two teenagers have life-threatening injuries after

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The World’s Most Underappreciated Bird?

The World’s Most Underappreciated Bird?

Brad Josephs April 25, 2011 6

In modern society the raven is surely the world’s most underappreciated bird. Physically, ravens are neither ornate nor powerful. They lack the color of most other songbirds,  the hunting prowess of mighty raptors, and are often

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Some Folks Call Me “Gutpile”

Some Folks Call Me “Gutpile”

Brad Josephs March 7, 2011 7

When I am not guiding or traveling, you can find me residing in the quirky little fishing village (though some argue it is primarily a drinking village with a fishing problem) of Homer, Alaska.

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Happy Birthday, Yellowstone National Park!

Happy Birthday, Yellowstone National Park!

Wendy Redal March 1, 2011 0

America’s first national park is 139 years old today! Yellowstone became the first federally protected national park by an Act of Congress signed into law on March 1, 1872. A Brief History Leading to

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