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Black Bear Fact Sheet

Black bear: a medium-sized bear endemic to North America. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Carnivora Family: | Ursidae Genus: | Ursus Species: | americanus The black bear is the most common bear found in the forests of North America, ...

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Beaver Fact Sheet

Beaver: a large, semiaquatic rodent. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Mammalia Order: | Rodentia Family: | Castoridae Genus: | Castor There are two extant species: the North American beaver (Castor canadensis) and the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). Size and Weight: Beavers are ...

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Salmon Fact Sheet

Salmon: the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Actinopterygii Order: | Salmoniformes Family: | Salmonidae Genus: | Oncorhynchus There are seven species of Pacific salmon. Five of them occur in North ...

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Thankful for the Turkey

For Americans, the Thanksgiving holiday serves as an opportunity for family and friends to gather, reflect on the year that’s been, and offer gratitude to each other. Indeed, when President Abraham Lincoln officially declared Thanksgiving a holiday in 1863, he did so in gratefulness of ...

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Good NATURE: Born in the Rockies

After each NATURE premiere, we gather online videos we love into a playlist and round up resources for parents and teachers. From our newest film to incredible footage from around the web, here were our favorites. And don’t forget, you can always subscribe to our ...

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Good NATURE: The Elephant and the Termite

After each NATURE premiere, we gather online videos we love into a playlist and round up resources for parents and teachers. From our newest film to incredible footage from around the web, here were our favorites. And don’t forget, you can always subscribe to our ...

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