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More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 24, 2012 5

There are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than previously thought, stated the National Science Foundation in mid April. That’s certainly good news, as concerns about the effects of global warming on penguin

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Kayak With 70,000 Musk Oxen!

Kayak With 70,000 Musk Oxen!

Wendy Redal April 16, 2012 0

The gentle Thomsen River has no rapids to interfere with placid viewing of the world's largest musk ox herd - or other wildlife and Arctic scenery that makes Banks Island so captivating!

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First Explorers: The Siberia-Native American Connection

First Explorers: The Siberia-Native American Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2012 10

When early, intrepid European explorers first began trekking through the New World in the late 1400s, they were awed by the strikingly different cultures they encountered. But they also came to notice something else:

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Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2012 3

An arctic fox off the coast of Baffin Island has recently proved that wanderlust isn’t restricted to humans. Apparently, this little canid—and some others of her kind—has a propensity for it, too. In spring

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Video: Narwhal Dentist

Video: Narwhal Dentist

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 8, 2011 2

“You wouldn’t mind my red nose?” “Not if you don’t mind me being a dentist.” And so begins the adventure of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and one of Santa’s elves, a dentist wannabe named

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Tracking Devices on Narwhals and Other Wildlife Wear

Tracking Devices on Narwhals and Other Wildlife Wear

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2011 7

After missing for more than eight years, Petunia, an American Staffordshire terrier, was found. She had disappeared from her home in Virginia sometime around Thanksgiving 2003. Last weekend, she was located in an animal

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