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One Cougar’s Epic Hike

One Cougar’s Epic Hike

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2011 7

On June 11, 2011, a mountain lion was killed on the busy Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford, Connecticut. He was hit by a car. I don’t live in Connecticut—Wisconsin is my home—nor have I

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Thank-You Note from a Whale

Thank-You Note from a Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2011 3

When going out into the Sea of Cortez, California, with the intended purpose of doing some whale watching, it’s probably not all that unusual to actually come across some whales. However, finding a dead

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The Adventures of a Photo

The Adventures of a Photo

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2011 3

Images of natural landscapes have spoken to our souls since the time we started painting them on cave walls. And every few months, it seems, another new report touts the healing benefits of the

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Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2011 4

If you dread overseas flights because you always land intolerably tired and exceedingly hungry, I have some facts that might help you put such ordeals into perspective. It was recently discovered that a female

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Places, Good and Bad

Places, Good and Bad

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2011 2

We humans seem to have a great need to anthropomorphize; that is, we tend to want to ascribe human characteristics to inanimate objects, nonhuman animals and natural phenomena, such as the wind, rain or

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Saving Places Never Seen

Saving Places Never Seen

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2011 2

I still vividly recall the dream, even though I couldn’t have been more than six or seven years old when I had it. I was flying, low—without a plane, mind you—over Alaska. I soared

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