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Thanksgiving Feasts for American Beasts

On Thanksgiving, families across the U.S. will sit down for holiday staples like turkey and stuff, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. In the forests and deserts, though, native wildlife populations will be hunting and gathering far different meals. Check out feasts for bears, deer, wolves and other All-American creatures.

Get Your Holiday Feast On

Start your Thanksgiving weekend early with the Penguins. With a diet of krill, squid and small fish, Magellanic Penguins swim for their prey in the wild. “When a school of prey is detected, a Magellanic Penguin accelerates and swims round the fish in circles that become smaller and smaller little by little. It suddenly dashes

Project Puffin: News from Seal Island

A Common Tern brings in a hake for it’s chick. Common Terns are natural fishers. Watching them dive into the water and emerging with a fish at the end of its beak is a beautiful sight. Photo Courtesy of: Jenny Howard

Ocean Sunfish (Mola-Mola)

Spotted on a Puffin Watching boat trip out to Matinicus Rock, this gigantic bony fish was near the surface basking in the sun. Known for their odd shape, and enormous weight, these fish date back to the extinction of dinosaurs. Evolving from a line of pufferfish that swam further into the open ocean, the Sunfish

Hummingbird Diet

Contrary to popular belief, hummingbirds do not diet exclusively on nectar; they also eat insects, grubs, and any other tiny creature they can get their bill on. Scientists once thought that hummingbirds had to ride on the back of larger birds to cross the Gulf of Mexico during their annual migration to South America, because

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