Owls »

Halloween Video: the Silent Flight of Owls

Halloween Video: the Silent Flight of Owls

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 31, 2017 2

Halloween and owls have a long and storied history with each other. It’s thought that the connection may have been forged around ancient Halloween bonfires. As nocturnal hunters of bats, owls would often be

Read More »
Wildlife Photo of the Week: Flying Great Gray Owl

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Flying Great Gray Owl

Kendal Bower July 15, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose an owl in Canada. Photographer Tin Sang Chan snapped the moment a great gray

Read More »
Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2015 5

Say the words “American West,” and right away you mentally imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. What is it about going West that has always meant hope in the American psyche,

Read More »
Owl in Flight

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

Read More »
The Inventor Wore Feathers: Animal Designers

The Inventor Wore Feathers: Animal Designers

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2009 14

Dogs never lie. I suspect it’s because they have tails. Happy or sad, a canine instantly communicates his feelings by the aspect of his tail. I’ve often wondered why we don’t invent such a

Read More »