In honor of the Chinese New Year–the year of the ram or goat–I found this amazing short video of a day spent hiking the Alps, with a cameo by one of the more spectacular mountain goats I’ve ever seen. By the way, the filmmaker is a priest who at the time was based in Liechtenstein (he […]
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Good news. The population of reintroduced Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico has been increasing and the wolves are now at 75 animals, 20 of which are pups. The population is the highest it has been in the 14 years since the wolves were reintroduced into the Southwest. At the end of 2011, […]
“Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.” — Edward Abbey Enjoy this lovely slice-of-wildlife video production shot entirely at Point Reyes National Seashore in California. The video ends after three minutes and 39 seconds of sublime natural beauty, making you wish you had planned a trip to Northern California sooner […]
Have you already seen the video of a cow elk splashing in a forest water hole? If not, check out the 46 seconds of gleeful splashing, kicking, jumping, and general joie de vivre on display. It’s adorable.
With fewer than 200 left alive, the Great Gray Owls of Yosemite are undergoing intense study and conservation efforts to keep their population sustainable. The rare raptors were cut off in the valleys and canyons of the Sierra Nevada, evolving separately from their Canadian cousins for over 30,000 years after the end of the last ice […]
With all the bear news lately, we entreat you to check out this photo stream on buzzfeed.com called “How to Chill Like a Bear.” There are some sweet pics of bears doing what they do best–just chillin.’ Go see the pictures here.