animals

Snow Tracks

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Publisher's note: we LOVE the amazing articles from our US Fish and Wildlife Service about our natural world. Here's one about tracks in the snow!

Who goes there? Winter is a great time to find out. The snow tells secrets about the natural world.

In woods and plains and less trafficked city streets, the movements of many shy creatures can be revealed in a fresh cover of snow.

Florida Artist Creates Unique Monument to “Unmourned Animals”

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In the Hartsdale, New York Pet Cemetery, there is now a bronze and granite memorial unlike the hundreds of ‘monuments’ – large and small – dedicated to the animals who once had a loving human companion.

What is an ESA? All You Need To Know

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For people suffering from mental or emotional disabilities or illness, an emotional support animal (ESA) can provide support, comfort and unconditional love. Approximately 25% of Americans suffer from some form of mental or emotional malady. Many studies have shown that the companionship of a dog or cat can be of great therapeutic benefit.

What is an ESA? All You Need To Know

Science and Zoo Help Museum with Egyptian Animal Mummy Exhibit

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When you think of a mummy, you probably think of Egypt. Or maybe you think of the Hollywood movie The Mummy, starring Brendon Fraser. But what if you were to discover that there are actual mummified animals laid to rest alongside their ancient Egyptian masters?

Crocodile Mummy, San Antonio Museum of Art. From Science and Zoo Help Museum with Egyptian Animal Mummy Exhibit

Manuel Antonio National Park: Snakes, Monkeys, and Sunshine

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Life has been a whirlwind of traveling lately! I have just returned from a 16 day trip to Costa Rica with G Adventures and I am still pinching myself over this experience!

Manuel Antonio National Park: Snakes, Monkeys, and Sunshine

The Rock Animals of Eidsfjord, Sortland in Vesterålen, Norway

by Benny Hoynes / Jun 24, 2017 /
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Here are photos of some animals, made in stone, at Kjørstad, Eidsfjord, Vesterålen. It's a 40 min drive from my home. You can see cormorant bird, cow, eagle, fox, puffin, black grouse, seagulls, a stone church, a stone man, and a turtle.

They are placed around in the woods, not far away from the gravel road. A person made these things out of rocks. Take a look...

Intriguing Destinations to See Animals in Their Natural Habitats

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There is nothing quite like getting back to nature on your vacation. You will quickly forget about the monotony of your daily life as you explore nature and see animals as they were meant to be seen - in the wild. Here are 5 intriguing destinations where you can see animals in their natural habitats. 

5 Intriguing Destinations to See Animals in Their Natural Habitats