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A Bat With a Listening Horn

Unfurling leaves act as hearing aids for the Spix's disc-winged bat.
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Audubon Magazine

Arctic Reindeers’ Eyes Change Colors with the Seasons

Why reindeers’ eyeballs are gold in the summer, blue in winter.
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Audubon Magazine

Attention Scorpions: Don’t Mess with This Murderous, Cannibalistic Mouse

Toxic stings don’t faze a rodent from chomping down on its favorite snack.
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Audubon Magazine

Stunning Photos of the Natural World—Taken Through a Microscope

Weird and beautiful photos from Nikon's Small World competition.  
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Audubon Magazine

The Scariest Monsters of the Deep

A spook-tacular Halloween treat: Zombies, goblins, and ghoulish marine creatures galore.  
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Audubon Magazine

Killer Whales Go Through Menopause

What do middle-aged women and killer whales have in common?
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Audubon Magazine

Stalagmites Reveal Ancient Secrets

Rock formations show historic rainfall patterns in Borneo.
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Audubon Magazine

Nature's Real Vampires

10 Animals That Want to Suck Your Blood.
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Audubon Magazine

Seahorse Tails Spawn Invention

A favorite sea creature inspires innovative gripping devices.
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Audubon Magazine

Great White Sharks Binge on Dead Whales

When these predators feast on blubber they may even meet mates.
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Audubon Magazine

How Is Colorado Flooding Affecting Birds and Other Wildlife?

Humans fared far worse than avian species from the unprecedented weather.
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Audubon Magazine

Old Faithful Reveals New Secrets

A hidden chamber below the geyser may drive its iconic eruptions.
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Audubon Magazine

Clowning Around

A clownfish “dance” keeps anemones healthy. 
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Audubon Magazine

Solving the Riddle of One of the World’s Heaviest Flying Birds

Mimi Kessler’s studies reveal the surprising migration of the elusive Asian great bustard.
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Audubon Magazine

How to Buy Native Plants

Knowing native plants are your garden’s best option is one thing. Finding them can be quite another.
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Audubon Magazine

Bees Get a Buzz from Caffeine

Caffeine-laced nectar improves pollinators' memory.
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Audubon Magazine

Catching Fireflies on Camera

A photographer immerses himself in one of nature's most dazzling light shows.
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Audubon Magazine

Recording the Vibrant Life of New York Waterways Threatened by Invasive Species and Fracking

Video: An up-close look at underwater worlds.
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Audubon Magazine

How Do Tornadoes Affect Birds?

After the initial destruction, twisters can benefit some avian species.
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Audubon Magazine

Dung Beetles Navigate by the Stars

The Milky Way guides intrepid insects.
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Audubon Magazine

Birds: To See Them Is Not to Know Them

There is so much more to the lives of birds than we can see on the surface.
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Audubon Magazine

Unlocking the Mystery of Flocks

Groups of birds are providing insight into human behavior.
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Audubon Magazine

Visualizing Birdsong

Avian calls like you’ve never seen them before.
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Audubon Magazine

How Much Life Exists in One Cubic Foot?

A photographer’s five-year project captures earth’s vast biodiversity.
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Audubon Magazine

Powerful Storms Help Enhance Habitat for Some Birds

Hurricane Sandy’s silver lining.
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Audubon Magazine

Curious ‘Mice’ Thrive on Glaciers

Bizarre creatures have been discovered living inside these balls of moss.
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Audubon Magazine

Thirteen Fun Facts About Water

The water we have and how much we use--from making a pair of jeans to producing a pound of corn.
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Audubon Magazine

Seeing the Familiar in Our Nonhuman Counterparts

A new book of captivating portraits explores the relationship between people and animals. 
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Audubon Magazine

Life Under the Snow

The winter landscape can appear essentially barren of wildlife, but a surprising array of life thrives above, within, and beneath blankets of snow.
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Audubon Magazine

How Reindeer Keep Their Cool

Scientists found out how these mammals avoid getting too hot. 
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