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Video: Owl in Flight

Video: Owl in Flight

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 13, 2011 16

Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery. And we humans have been borrowing behaviors from and re-creating the physical characteristics of animals to solve some of our thorniest problems since before recorded

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Re-Creating the Dinosaurs

Re-Creating the Dinosaurs

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 6, 2011 0

Nature travelers know that it’s much easier to protect the diverse fauna and natural habitats that we now have than to lose them and then try to reintroduce species or re-create those once-natural environments

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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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2011: The International Year of Forests

2011: The International Year of Forests

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2011 3

Guardians of our climate and protectors of our health, trees first appeared on Earth more 380 million years ago. Our planet’s forests store more carbon than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere, and

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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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Extraordinary Cougar Caught on Tape

Extraordinary Cougar Caught on Tape

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 18, 2011 2

The cougar that lost his life recently on a highway in Connecticut pulled off one remarkable feat. He walked from South Dakota to the East Coast, a journey that probably encompassed 1,600 miles or

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