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Crittercam: Grizzly Bear Catches a Salmon

Crittercam: Grizzly Bear Catches a Salmon

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2012 2

Photos of grizzly bears catching salmon over Brooks Falls in Alaska (such as the one above, which I captured on a trip to Alaska in 2006) have become iconic images for the state and

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Change of Name: Should “Mount McKinley” Become “Denali”?

Change of Name: Should “Mount McKinley” Become “Denali”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 3, 2012 36

Nature surrounds us with an amazing variety of animals, insects, birds, plants and topographic features. To refer to and distinguish the entities in this bounty, we assign them names—often two: one for common use

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Polar Bears Are Older than We Thought, and They Come from Ireland

Polar Bears Are Older than We Thought, and They Come from Ireland

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 15, 2012 18

Scientists—and those of us who are polar bear enthusiasts—have long thought that polar bears started off as brown bears about 150,000 years ago, adapting to their cold environment by developing smaller ears, thicker fur

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Video: Room for Wolverines to Roam

Video: Room for Wolverines to Roam

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2012 8

Although they resemble small bears, wolverines actually belong to the weasel family. These solitary animals primarily live in the remote reaches of northern boreal forests, in the sub-Arctic tundra of northern Canada, on the

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The Magic of Nature through Marion Owen’s Lens

The Magic of Nature through Marion Owen’s Lens

Wendy Redal January 30, 2012 0

It’s the middle of winter, and for many that means snow. When it impedes driving or piles up in great drifts that need shoveling, it’s hard to remember how exquisitely beautiful each tiny flake

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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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