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By Emily Monosson / On January 14th, 2015

A grizzly bear in Alaska.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 23rd, 2014

Photo by Rob Lee, used under...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 16th, 2014

We're pleased to be able to share Roshan Patel's award-winning documentary about coexisting with endangered Asiatic lions in India. The lion once roamed from northern Morocco to central India, but by the early twentieth century, fewer than 50 survived,...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 4th, 2014

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from Kennedy Warne, author of Let Them Eat Shrimp.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On December 2nd, 2014

Ravens are hardy birds and remain in the Maryland region through the winter.

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 21st, 2014

This bear is excited to learn about landscape architecture this weekend from its den outside the Colorado Convention Center.

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By Andy Dyer / On November 12th, 2014

The crested duck is host to a mutation that can be lethal.

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 3rd, 2014

This tree thinks you should vote.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 29th, 2014

Mule deer at Torrey Creek Trailhead. Photo © Scott Copeland.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 24th, 2014

The recovery of black-footed ferrets is one of the success stories of conservation biology.

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