Nature

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Stretching north and east from Grand Bahama Island, the Little Bahama Bank is a vast, crescent-shaped undersea plateau of sugar-white sand, patchy sea grass, and...

There Are No Otters Here

The red sea urchin looks more like a ball of pins than a delicacy. But hidden behind a hard circular shell and hundreds of possibly poisonous spines are five gonads treasured for...

The Great Steelhead Rescue

March in northeast Ohio delivered several unexpected gifts: Day after day of pure sunshine, and river monsters that slipped silently into our backyard....

The Unsolved Murder of Sunny

The shotgun blast that struck Sunny on the night of July 29 did not kill her—at least not immediately. A trail of blood traces her last painful steps as she fled from her shooter. In those...

The Killer Whales

The Killer in the PoolThe story that started it all. Tim...

The Life of an American Hunter

You’ve always seemed kind of immortal, dodging grizzlies and crazy things out there in the wild. But you got really sick recently. What happened?I spent my first...

The Head on My Shelf

The bush pilot dropped my brothers and me on a gravel bar where a stream that I’ll call Nowhere Creek flows into the much larger and glacially fed Forgotten River. This was in the Alaska...

Get Me Out of Here: Moose Hunting

Editor’s Note: Get Me Out of Here will be a regular column in which a novice attempts to do a number of outdoor activities, increasing the level of fear with each...

The World’s Most Incredible Wildlife Encounters

Not everyone needs to kill a rhino, drink to excess, and write The Green Hills of Africa like Ernest Hemingway in order to tap into his primal connection with charismatic megafauna....

No Bull: Dissecting 'The One That Got Away'

Recently, a YouTube video appeared on Surfermag.com’s bulletin board in a post titled “The One That Got Away.” The clip featured a stellar exchange between a very southern...

The Deadliest Animals in the U.S.

Whether it's by stinging, crushing, biting, butting, kicking, or any other variety of accidental or nefarious means, animals injure millions and kill hundreds of people every year. The Centers...

Hunting Monsters in the Night

It’s 11:30 p.m. and I'm running so hard that I can taste blood in my mouth. My headlamp gives me about 20 feet of visibility, but there’s so much sweat pouring down my face that I...

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