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Interesting articles about the natural world

Chimps

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The Hawks in Your Backyard | Science & Nature | Smithsonian Magazine

The Hawks in Your Backyard | Science & Nature | Smithsonian Magazine.

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Nature in the City – Home

http://natureinthecity.org/

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Experiencing nature from your private Bubble

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Icebergs 10 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 10 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 9 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 9 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 6 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 6 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 5 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 5 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 4 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 4 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 3 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 3 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 2 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 2 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 1 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 1 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Dangers in the Wild – Lions: Spy in the Den – BBC

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Lioness Strike & Parenting – Lions: Spy in the Den – BBC

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NYTimes: Fireflies, Following Their Leader, Become a Tourist Beacon

No longer a secret, the synchronous fireflies put on what locals call “the light show.” http://nyti.ms/lBtKxQ

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Persistence Hunting Marathoners | Nature | OutsideOnline.com

Persistence Hunting Marathoners | Nature | OutsideOnline.com.

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Trees Part 12

Trees Part 12 Long before Peter Jackson’s film trilogy relied on New Zealand for beautiful backdrops, the land here inspired a rich culture of storytelling and oral traditions. In the Waipoua Forest, Tane Mahuta, a kauri tree over 1,200 years … Continue reading

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Trees Part 11

Trees Part 11 Most of the oldest trees in the world live in relative obscurity as part of a remote forest (and forest rangers know better than to identify the “special” tree, lest humans inadvertently kill it with their kindness). … Continue reading

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Trees Part 10

Trees Part 10 The silence screams as soft light struggles to sink through these arboreal beasts. For the reclusive or the hands-on, it’s just better this way. Unlike Muir Woods, its sanitized, more famous cousin just north of San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Trees Part 9

Trees Part 9 The fruit stand vendors at Taiwan’s open markets love to point out that their peaches are from LaLa Mountain located in FuSing Township of TaoYuan County. The region is also famous because of LaLa Mountain Scenic and … Continue reading

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Trees Part 8

Trees Part 8 Meeting a giant at Big Tree Park in Longwood, Fla. Visitors pass through a lush, green canopy of unspoiled hydric hammock forest as they enter Big Tree Park. The sable palms, swamp maple, live oaks, ferns and … Continue reading

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Trees Part 7

Trees Part 7 Thirty miles south of Cairns, in the forested traditional lands of the Dulguburra Yidinji Aboriginal people — aka the Atherton Tableland of North Queensland — stands a towering green fig tree called the Cathedral Fig. Now more … Continue reading

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Trees Part 6

Trees Part 6 Immortalized by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in “Le Petit Prince,” the mighty baobab tree has filled the dreams of many a child in the years since the classic book’s publication. Often referred to as the “upside-down tree” because … Continue reading

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Trees Part 5

Trees Part 5 So often with nature, our eyes deceive us. Here on the Fish Lake Plateau, a spry-looking stand of aspens is — for the moment — the oldest living organism known to humans (though there’s a mass of … Continue reading

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Trees Part 4

Trees Part 4 The desert is barren of plant life except for a solitary 400-year-old mesquite tree. Bahrain’s Tree of Life flourishes despite the absence of a water source, and its mystery draws thousands of visitors each year. From afar, … Continue reading

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