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Did You Know Pronghorns Shed Their Horns?
Let’s take a look at the extraordinary life of pronghorns, the only animal that sheds its horns.
Where Did Pigeons Come From?
The story behind our most ubiquitous urban birds.
What’s That Weird Noise in the Night?
You’re laying in bed, sound asleep, or counting leaping sheep as you drift off into dreams. And then, a scream.
8 Bird Migration Myths, From Past to Present
Bird migration has long fostered strange myths, some that persist to the present day.
What Damaged That Tree? Probably Not What You Think
What ate the bark off that tree? This may answer what bears really do in the woods.
Why Do Flickers Knock on Your House?
Knock and roll: Get to know the northern flicker.
Why You’re Seeing Hummingbirds in Winter
You’re not seeing things. Hummingbirds are showing up at more feeders in winter.
Squirrel Parkour? The Science Behind Squirrel Acrobatics
Your bird feeder doesn’t stand a chance. New research shows squirrels combine incredible physical abilities with split-second decision making.
Seeing Red: What the Color of House Finches Can Tell Us
What can house finches teach us about coloration and ornamentation in birds?
Why Are You Seeing Lots of Vultures Now?
Large flocks of vultures are circling, but it’s probably not because something is dead.
The Disturbingly Long Tapeworms of Alaskan Bears
What’s that trailing from the bear? (It's not the cute cub)...It's an overlooked (and gross) creature of salmon ecosystems.
Why Do House Finches Love Your Hanging Plants?
House finches have become a backyard favorite. And they may even take up residence in your hanging plants.