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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 5

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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Needing Trees: Giant Sequoia National Monument and a Forested City

Needing Trees: Giant Sequoia National Monument and a Forested City

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 4, 2017 3

Today is the Fourth of July, the day we celebrate the founding of the United States and all the things that make our nation unique. More than 150 years ago, for example, the U.S.

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President Talks about Climate Change in Yosemite National Park: Is It Too Late?

President Talks about Climate Change in Yosemite National Park: Is It Too Late?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2016 1

On the day before Father’s Day 2016, President Obama visited Yosemite National Park. The trip was planned as a family vacation, but it also aimed to focus attention on the centennial of the National

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