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Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2016 1

In January 1925, the children of Nome, Alaska, were dying. They were suffering from diphtheria. The town’s only physician, Dr. Curtis Welch, feared the epidemic would spread throughout Nome’s population of 1,400. He set

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Videos: Dogs React to Recorded Wolf Howls

Videos: Dogs React to Recorded Wolf Howls

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 28, 2014 3

Howling is just one of many forms of vocal communication used by canines. Even though they may bark, growl, moan, snarl, whimper, whine, woof, and yelp a lot more often than they howl, it

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The Sled Dog Puppy Breakfast Wheel

The Sled Dog Puppy Breakfast Wheel

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2012 5

How do sled dogs eat during a long-distance race? Quickly. When time is of the essence — as it is during sled dog races such as the Iditarod, Yukon Quest, and Hudson Bay Quest

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