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Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 30, 2018 6

Eastern cougars (Puma concolor couguar) were officially declared extinct last week, on January 22, 2018. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has now removed them from the Endangered Species list, where they had been

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Traveler Story: Glacier National Park Adventure

Traveler Story: Glacier National Park Adventure

Natural Habitat Adventures January 29, 2018 0

“We had guides who would make everything ‘come alive’ for us as we gazed upon it, whether it be plants or animals or lakes or waterfalls or stunning sunsets or mountains with Native American

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Traveler Photos: Grizzly Bear Families in Alaska

Traveler Photos: Grizzly Bear Families in Alaska

Natural Habitat Adventures January 27, 2018 0

Each summer in southwest Alaska, the tidal flats and rivers of Katmai National Park swell with an abundance of clams and salmon, attracting scores of brown bears all along this remote, wild coastline. These

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Silverback Gorilla in Africa

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Silverback Gorilla in Africa

Kendal Bower January 26, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a silverback mountain gorilla striking a pose. Photographer Benjamin Thomas took this

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Traveler Story: Adventures ‘Round Iceland

Traveler Story: Adventures ‘Round Iceland

Natural Habitat Adventures January 25, 2018 0

“From whale watching in the Westfjords, to an early morning Zodiac cruise in a glacier lagoon, to puffin photos on the rocks near Reynisdrangar Rocks, our journey ‘Round Iceland was an amazing collection of

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Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 23, 2018 2

In early December 2017, Patagonia—the outdoor clothing and gear company for silent sports—took a major stand. When Christmas shoppers looking for gifts visited the Patagonia website, they were met not by the usual ads

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