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Smartphone Apps Pinpoint Wildlife Sightings in Yellowstone, But Is That a Good Idea?

Smartphone Apps Pinpoint Wildlife Sightings in Yellowstone, But Is That a Good Idea?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 10, 2012 12

Yellowstone National Park has often been called the “Serengeti of the North,” and there’s nothing more exciting than venturing into its backcountry or famed Lamar and Hayden Valleys in hopes of coming across a

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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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Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Lonesome George, I Will Miss You

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2012 35

Lonesome George died this past Sunday morning. His caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found the giant tortoise’s remains stretched out in his corral, facing his watering hole, at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in Puerto

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Video: Rare Cross River Gorilla Footage

Video: Rare Cross River Gorilla Footage

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2012 9

The recent popularity of trail cams and camera traps has resulted in some pretty amazing footage of the natural world, such as that of Bhutan’s mountain tigers and a cougar’s epic journey. On May

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World Tour of the Arctic Tern

World Tour of the Arctic Tern

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 19, 2012 10

When you hear about the great journeys undertaken by some of nature’s smallest creatures, you can’t help but feel inspired to step into adventures of your own that may be outside your comfort zone.

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