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Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2015 10

Before I took my first trip to Glacier National Park, I had pretty high expectations for one of its most famous features, Going-to-the-Sun Road. I would think that a highway with a name like

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Video: Great Blue Heron Brawl

Video: Great Blue Heron Brawl

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 5, 2015 3

As I’ve mentioned before in this column, one of the best things about writing it is being able to read the thoughtful comments, criticisms and discussions that result. Two weeks ago, I wrote about two,

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Happy International Polar Bear Day–Enjoy Our Top Polar Bear Photos!

Happy International Polar Bear Day–Enjoy Our Top Polar Bear Photos!

Emily Deemer February 27, 2015 1

It’s finally here–one of our favorite holidays of the year–International Polar Bear Day!  To celebrate this year, we thought we’d share some of our favorite polar bear photos from our new Wildlife Photo of

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A Conservationist’s Top Five Wildlife Moments in Botswana

A Conservationist’s Top Five Wildlife Moments in Botswana

WWF February 25, 2015 0

Rachel Kramer is a Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. In my last blog, I marveled at the diversity of ecosystems found in Botswana, from the seemingly barren Makgadikgadi pans

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Video: Slow-Motion Capture of a Running Cheetah

Video: Slow-Motion Capture of a Running Cheetah

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2015 18

Cheetahs are the fastest runners on the planet: they can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only three seconds. And thanks to their spines that are proportionally the longest and most flexible in

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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,

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