Mammals

When Lions Attack

When Lions Attack

Thompson's Gazelles. Photo © Dreamstime.com. The dry tawny-colored grass twitched ever so slightly. It had barely moved, but it caught the ever-watchful eye of a mother gazelle. Her head jerked up,...

My Half-hour Hike…

My Half-hour Hike…

Henslow's Sparrow. Photo © Dreamstime.com. I was in a hurry because I wanted to go on a hike before dinner, and I had only half an hour of free time. I could not expect to see much of anything in...

Covers, June 2022

Covers, June 2022

Gulf fritillary. Photo © Rodney Peifer. Artwork © Nancy Wagler.

Covers, May 2022

Covers, May 2022

Feeding giant acorn barnacle. Photo © Gerald Corsi/iStockPhoto.com. Impala and Red-billed Oxpeckers. Photo © Dreamstime.com.

Nighttime Raider

Nighttime Raider

One summer day when we had some visitors, we spied a little squirrel up in the treetops right next to our house. It was not much bigger than a chipmunk. Someone ran to get the field guide, and we...