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June 30, 2022

Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) was a Victorian-era trailblazer who left the posh comforts

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June 23, 2022

The Rattlesnake

Rattlesnakes are a type of venomous pit viper found in every state of the lower 48

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June 9, 2022

Saguaro Cactus

The Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) is an instantly recognizable symbol of the

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May 26, 2022

The California Condor

As one of America’s most endangered species, the California condor (Gymnogyps

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May 19, 2022

Bear-Proofing for the Backcountry

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

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May 12, 2022

The Stinging Nettle

You can’t call yourself a true off-trail adventurer until you’ve worn shorts and

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A Galapagos Marine Iguana April 28, 2022

The Marine Iguana

The marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) is the only lizard in the world that

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April 21, 2022

Matthew Henson

The son of two freeborn sharecroppers, famed African American explorer Matthew

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April 14, 2022

The Pecan Tree

As the only major tree nut indigenous to North America, the pecan (Carya

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March 31, 2022

The Canada Lynx

The Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) is a cold-weather cat perfectly adapted for

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