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Mom bear with cubs at Katmai NPS

Brown Bears: Take Part When You Watch

The Brown Bear Cams in Alaska’s Katmai National Park are live again for the season, bears are waking up, and our partners would like you to take part in research while you watch.

Puffin C3 on Seal Island, Maine

Unlocking the mystery of Puffin C3

By Keenan Yakola – Project Puffin Research Supervisor on Seal Island Phew! Sorry for the delayed post! The past week is one of the busiest weeks on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge over the course of the summer. We conducted our annual tern, gull and eider census and now we have tern chicks popping out

black-legged kittiwakes

Kittiwakes Use Scent to Find Mates for an Important Reason

Birds like black-legged kittiwakes aren’t into inbreeding and recent research has shown how these animals determine who is and is not related to them. According to Science Daily, researchers have found that these birds can identify kin by scent.

deer family

Mammal Mothers Respond to Cries from Mammal Babies

Researchers recently discovered a curious phenomenon. Mammal moms respond to cries of other baby animals, so long as they’re also mammals. Scientific American reported on the findings of Susan Lingle (University of Winnipeg) and Tobias Riede (Midwestern University), who spent two summers testing deer in Canada.

Project Puffin News From Outer Green Island

Outer Green Island researchers enjoy some ocean time out on the rowboat.

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