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Denver Holt and the elusive snowy owl

Denver Holt is the founder and president of Owl Research Institute and host of explore’s Great Horned and Long-earned Owl Cams. For over two decades he’s monitored Snowy Owl nests and chicks on the Arctic tundra outside Barrow, Alaska.

Snowy Owl AKA Arctic Ghost

Happy Halloween!: Are You Afraid of the Arctic Ghost?!

Deep in the frozen landscape of the Arctic tundra lives a rarely spotted, winged phantom with deadly talons. They only weigh 5 lbs and are less than 2 feet tall, but there’s a whole lot to fear if you’re a rodent!

Q&A with Denver Holt- July 25, 2014

On one of the sunniest days we have seen in Barrow, Alaska Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute joined us at the Snowy Owl nest site to tell us more about the Nomadic Arctic Ghost. Unfortunately the audio equipment did not work again so we typed answers into the cam comments feed; viewers in

What’s Denver Holt Got for You?!

On a very cold and misty Friday morning (last week, July 18th), Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute and his research assistant ventured across the Arctic Tundra. (Denver can be seen above holding a brown lemming – keep reading!) Arriving at the Snowy Owl nest site, which we have been watching in wonder for

Snowy Owl Live Chat TODAY (7/18) @Noon PT/3pm ET

Join us in two hours for our next expert Live Cam Chat today, July 18th, with Denver Holt from the Owl Research Institute on the Snowy Owl Live Cam at 3 pm ET/Noon PT. Submit your questions in the comments section on the Live Cam here, or on Twitter by using the @snowyowlcam tag. For more than 25 years, the

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