Mammals

Out of the Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary

We were ordinary people on an ordinary day, when something extraordinary happened.It was a gray morning. As I was hanging up wash, the sudden, furious barking of our dog Ike jerked me out of my...

Majestic March

Majestic March

My March Contest Honorable Mention White-tailed deer. Photo © Oseland|Dreamstime.com. The silent pre-dawn is blotted out by densely falling snow. Soundlessly, the hours drift away. Then gray morning...

Exploring Nature, February 2024

Exploring Nature, February 2024

After a snowfall, look for fresh animal tracks to identify. Hunt for shed antlers. Maintain bird feeding stations with seeds and suet treats. In late February or early March, wood frogs and...

Study Guide Puzzles, February 2024

Study Guide Puzzles, February 2024

I was deep in the forest, hiking with a friend and my camera. In the snow were the tracks of a bobcat. I was delighted. Bobcats are such beautiful animals, and I wished to see one. They are so...

Caption This Lynx

Caption This Lynx

We invite you to submit your caption for this photograph. The photograph will be used on the back of the May issue, along with our choice of a caption or captions.We appreciate your following these...