POLL: Should moose be added to the endangered species list?

I’m on an early morning tour bus with Vince Crichton, retired wildlife biologist and renowned moose expert. In between telling moose stories and pointing out other wildlife, like a red-tailed hawk, Crichton pauses to say, “Fresh tracks.” Soon afterward two moose, as fleet as they are massive, dart through the trees, away from our vehicle. […]

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Creature Feature: Harp Seal

There’s no doubt that harp seal pups are perilously cute. But did you know that once they grow up, these seals migrate thousands of miles each year? Named after the dark, harp-shaped patterns on the backs of adult seals, harp seals are widespread in the chilly waters of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. They […]

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Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Canada’s East Coast

One of the highlights of our camera club’sphotography year here on the east coast of Newfoundand, Canada, is our whale watching excursions, and the species of choice for most of us is the huge, and often very active, Humpback. A full-grown Humpback can be 40-50 feet long and weigh over 40 tons. They migrate here, […]

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