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Shining Through the Mist: The Life and Legacy of Dr. Dian Fossey

As the National Wildlife Federation celebrates Women’s History Month, we take a look at Dian Fossey, an American primatologist and preservationist, best known for undertaking an extensive study of mountain …

Nuttall's woodpecker fledgling by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Anthony Mancini.

8 Wonky and Wonderful Woodpecker Adaptations

Each winter I’m absolutely thrilled to see woodpeckers in the woods of Virginia. Woodpeckers are a welcome part of my cold weather hikes, when wildlife sightings become more rare. I’ve had …

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