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Tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore by Pat Ulrich.

5 Intriguing Behaviors of Rutting Elk (Videos)

The elk mating season (the rut) takes place every fall, prompted by shorter day lengths. Males (bulls) breed with a number of females (cows) during this time, and exhibit a few fascinating …

Polar Bears by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant James Seith.

Watch 1,000 Polar Bears Spar and Nap as They Wait for Hudson Bay to Freeze (Live Cam)

An estimated 1,000 polar bears gather annually near the Churchill, Canada and wait for Hudson Bay to freeze over so they can hunt seals and other marine mammals. This live stream reveals what polar bears …

Acorn Woodpecker with Acorn

Nuts for Wildlife

When we think of autumn, the first image that comes to mind is colorful leaves falling from the trees. Leaves, however, aren’t the only thing falling in the fall. This is …

Monarch Butterfly by Bernadette Banville

The Goldenrod Allergy Myth

Goldenrod blooms are an autumn delight—both for human admirers and wildlife visitors. I can’t help but smile when I see the sunny blossoms, teeming with pollinators. That’s what makes hearing …

American toads use the leaf litter to hide and hibernate.

6 Excuses to Avoid Yard Work This Fall

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Fall Elk Viewing on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife…

6 Outdoor Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

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5 Great Animal Migrations on YouTube

It’s fall in North America and many animals have begun their trek to seek warmer climates. In honor of wildlife’s big move, settle in for a little arm-chair wildlife watching …

Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park by Tom Wood

It’s Premiere Week — for Autumn! Share Photos of Your Favorite Outdoor Spaces

It’s mid-September: The days are growing shorter. The temperature is dropping. And this week, dozens of new TV shows are premiering. Are you northern-hemisphere inhabitants preparing to hibernate? Resist! Resist! …

Leaf animals

Fall Fun: Leaf Animals

Clouds fill the sky, and raindrops fall. But there is sunshine in the autumn leaves—so brilliant against the gray background. I find myself reminiscing this day, recalling a damp afternoon …

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