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Horned Owl Spotted Swimming in Lake Michigan

Horned Owl Spotted Swimming in Lake Michigan

A great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) was spotted doing the breast stroke in Lake Michigan earlier this week. According to WGN6 in Chicago: [Photographer and birder] Steve Spitzer was at Loyola Park Beach in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood when he saw something in the lake. He ...

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Welcome to the New and Improved NATURE!

Welcome to the New and Improved NATURE!

If you are a regular visitor to the NATURE website, you might have noticed more than a few changes around here. We’ve redesigned and reorganized the website from the ground up, with new features to help you find the content you’re looking for. Here are ...

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Three-toed Sloth Gives Birth in the Wild

Three-toed Sloth Gives Birth in the Wild

Three-toed sloths (Bradypus Variegatus) do everything at glacial speeds–including reproduce. Females give birth once every 15 months and to one baby at a time. Combine that with the fact that sloths live high in the jungle canopy and you can imagine that witnessing a sloth ...

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New Season of NATURE: Sneak Preview

New Season of NATURE: Sneak Preview

NATURE kicks off its 33rd season on October 15th, 2014 with Animal Misfits, a program about animals that are odd, bizarre and at first glance seem-ill equipped for survival. Other upcoming episodes include Big Thinkers of the Forest, A Sloth Named Velcro and The Animal ...

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