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Videos: Watch as Robotic Animals Secretly “Spy” on Wildlife

Videos: Watch as Robotic Animals Secretly “Spy” on Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 22, 2017 2

Camera traps, GPS tracking and radio-collaring are all tools that researchers have traditionally used to study the wildlife that shares the planet with us. But it seems there’s now another method—an ingenious one—that allows

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Videos: White Deer, the Ghosts of the Forest

Videos: White Deer, the Ghosts of the Forest

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 11, 2017 5

Throughout history, people have been fascinated by wild animals that are all white. True to tradition, in Wisconsin, where I live, residents have a special affinity for and pride in the albino white-tailed deer

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Fighting for Monuments, Refuges and Water—Again and Again

Fighting for Monuments, Refuges and Water—Again and Again

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 9, 2017 1

Once a national monument is designated to conserve a landscape and its cultural history, once a natural habitat is legally protected to save wildlife, or once an oil pipeline is stayed to safeguard a

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Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2017 0

On the tundra of Siberia, near the coldest city on Earth, there’s a place that local people have come to call a “gateway to the underworld” or a portal to hell. It’s a huge

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Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2017 2

Hummingbirds may be small, but they certainly pack a lot of appeal. Iridescent, colorful and capable of helicopter-like flying maneuvers, they enchant almost everyone. Hummingbirds were given their name because their wings flap so

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Video: Spend a Few Minutes of Peace in Grand Teton National Park

Video: Spend a Few Minutes of Peace in Grand Teton National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2016 4

The end of 2016 marks the closing of the National Park Service’s centennial year. For the past 12 months, we Americans have been appreciating, celebrating and visiting all of our 413 national park units,

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