Eastern North Carolina is home to a rich diversity of wildlife that rivals any other region in the United States, and Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is one of the best places to experience it.
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Humpback whales were nearly hunted to extinction. Now these big marine animals mean big business in places like Hawaii.
At the start of WWII, the U.S. Army purchased the grasslands that make up Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and turned them into a chemical weapons testing and manufacturing site–hence the name Arsenal. But a remarkable restoration effort–decades in the making–has turned them into a safe haven for wildlife.
Earlier this month, the Tulotoma snail was downlisted from “endangered” to “threatened”. Learn more about the snail’s historic crawl back from the verge of extinction.
Tualatin means “lazy river” to the Atfalati, an American Indian tribe that flourished along the river’s bank in northern Oregon until the mid-1800s. But the apt name also seems to jive with modern-day Portland’s hippie vibe.