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A Dolphin Caught in Fishing Line Asks for Human Help

A Dolphin Caught in Fishing Line Asks for Human Help

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 25, 2013 40

It’s not often that stressed wild animals trust us humans enough to ask for our help, but that’s exactly what one bottlenose dolphin did earlier this year. On January 11, 2013, several snorkelers and

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A Shifting Landscape: Images of Greenland’s Ice

A Shifting Landscape: Images of Greenland’s Ice

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 1, 2013 21

With hundreds of staggeringly beautiful, ice-choked fjords, snowcapped summits, rushing waterfalls, and flowing glaciers, Greenland is a paradise for cold-place fans, such as myself. And, if you seek remote and unpopulated corners, Greenland satisfies

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The Lion and the Photographer

The Lion and the Photographer

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2012 7

Every photographer — amateur and professional — who’s been on a Natural Habitat Adventures trip is familiar with that catch-in-the-throat feeling when a wild animal comes within close range of your camera lens. And

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Narwhal Dentist

Narwhal Dentist

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 8, 2011 2

“You wouldn’t mind my red nose?” “Not if you don’t mind me being a dentist.” And so begins the adventure of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and one of Santa’s elves, named Hermey, a dentist

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Thank-You Note from a Whale

Thank-You Note from a Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2011 3

When going out into the Sea of Cortez, California, with the intended purpose of doing some whale watching, it’s probably not all that unusual to actually come across some whales. However, finding a dead

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Is Stargazing an Endangered Species?

Is Stargazing an Endangered Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 14, 2011 9

I want you to conduct a test tonight: When it gets dark, go outside and stand in your backyard. Look up. Can you see the Milky Way? If not, you’re not alone. More than

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