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July 10, 2019

The Moose

The moose (Alces alces) is the largest member of the deer family, standing up to

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June 27, 2019

Bear-Proofing for the Backcountry

Danger Ranger Bear here. I wanted to spend a few minutes sharing some thoughts with

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June 20, 2019

Western Poison Oak

“Leaves of three, leave it be…”, is a commonly recited rhyme to warn campers

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June 6, 2019

The Banana Slug

The Banana Slug (Ariolimax californicus), named after the fruit it so closely

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May 23, 2019

The Cholla Cactus

The Cholla cactus is a dastardly plant that thrives in deserts across North America.

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May 9, 2019

The Mountain Lion

The Mountain Lion (Puma concolor), also known as the cougar, puma, or panther, lives

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April 25, 2019

The Joshua Tree

The Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) is the largest member of the yucca family and

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April 11, 2019

The American Black Bear

The American black bear (Ursus americanus) is North America’s smallest and

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March 28, 2019

The Tumbleweed

An icon of the American Old West, the tumbleweed is actually a non-native species of

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March 14, 2019

The Sea Wolf

The Sea Wolf, or Rain Wolf, is a rare type of coastal wolf found along western

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