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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 0

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 14, 2017 0

One of the largest birds in North America, a golden eagle is an expert hunter. It can dive on prey from tremendous heights and has been clocked flying close to 200 miles per hour.

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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 0

Because Greenland is the largest island in the world, it makes sense that many people’s travels there are boat-based, as mine were four years ago. There is little infrastructure: roads are rare, and places

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Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 5, 2017 7

Whales are complex creatures with very large brains. We are only just beginning to understand small portions of their highly developed cultures. Among the many things we don’t know about them is why they

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A Labor Day Weekend Video Thought: Sometimes, It Truly Is a Wonderful World

A Labor Day Weekend Video Thought: Sometimes, It Truly Is a Wonderful World

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 31, 2017 1

On Monday, September 4, Americans will celebrate Labor Day, the national holiday that was instituted in 1894 and which pays tribute to the social and economic achievements and contributions of American workers. The idea

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99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 29, 2017 1

In quiet places, we yearn for absolution. But peace swiftly flees. It’s not surprising that 99.2 percent of us want our national parks and monuments to continue to stand—or even grow—in their current sizes

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