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Who remembers this Ranger Rick nature club pledge illustrated by Alton Langford in the early 1990s? #ThrowbackThursday
You can still pledge to learn the importance of nature today! 💚

#tbthursday #tbthursdays #TBT #RangerRick #Nature #1992 #Naturepledge #AltonLangford #VintageRangerRick
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HAPPY #WRENSDAY!
Besides being musical, most wrens also tend to be nosy and bold. If one is around, you’ll probably know about it! Do any show up in your yard? Listen to this Carolina wren`s song. Do you hear "tea kettle, tea kettle, tea kettle"? https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/listen-carolina-wrens/ (link in bio)

#Wren #Wrens #Wrensday #wrensdaywednesday #WrenSong #BirdCall #BirdCalls #CarolinaWren #CarolinaWrens #CarolinaWrenSong
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Enjoy this “berry” cute clip of a chipmunk for #TooCuteTuesday. 🍓 Nom Nom Nom! 🍓
https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/chipmunk-strawberry-love/ (link in bio)

#Chipmunk #Chipmunks #ChipmunkVideo #Chipmunksofig #Wildlife #Strawberry #Strawberries #WildlifeVideo #NomNomNom #TooCute
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It`s #WorldWhaleDay! 🐋 Did you know the blue whale is the largest animal in the ocean—and in the world? Everything about this whale is big: its body (as long as three school buses), its appetite (it eats 40 million shrimp-like krill a day), and even its tongue (as heavy as an elephant)!

#Whale #Whales #WhaleDay #BlueWhale #BlueWhales #WhaleVideo #whalesoftheworld #whalesofinsta #WildlifeVideo #bluewhalefacts #LargestAnimal #largestanimalonearth #largestanimalontheplanet
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Grab your binoculars—the Great Backyard Bird Count has begun! 🐦 Learn how you and your family can participate in this annual fun event—and provide helpful information for scientists, too:
https://www.birdcount.org/

#greatbackyardbirdcount #GBBC #GBBC2024 #BirdCount #Birding #birdsofinstagram #BackyardBirds #BackyardBirding #greatbackyardbirdcount2024
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Nature is full of LOVE-ly hearts—take a look! ❤️ All of us at Ranger Rick magazines hope you have a WILD Valentine’s Day!

https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/natures-valentines/

#ValentinesDay #Valentine #Valentines #HeartsinNature #Hearts #ValentineVideo #wildvalentines #Nature #ValentineVideo #VideoValentine #RangerRick #Wildlife
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Porcupines do not shoot their quills, bulls don’t rage at the color red, and bats are not blind! Check out more animal myths—all busted: https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/animal-myths-busted/ (link in bio)
What wildlife fact would YOU like to scream in Andy Reid’s ear? 🏈😂

#AnimalMyths #AnimalMythsBusted #Porcupines #superbowlmemes #superbowlmeme #SBLVIII #superbowl2024 #Superbowl #wildlife #football #porcupinefacts #WildlifeFacts
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Prairie dogs are noisy—making lots of squeaks, barks, and yips. If they are trying to avoid predators, why make such a racket? The calls warn their pals of danger nearby. Listen for yourself!

#MammalMonday
#PrairieDog #PrairieDogs #PrairieDogVideo #Listen #Listentothis #Wildlife #WildlifeVideo
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Happy #SuperbOwlSunday! 🦉🏈
The snowy owl is definitely a Superb Owl. Did you know a full-grown snowy can catch and eat 1,600 lemmings each year? Listen to a snowy owl here—it’ll be a hoot! https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/listen-to-a-snowy-owl/
#SBLVIII #superbowlsunday #superbowl2024 #SuperbowlSunday #Superbowl #owls #wildlife #football #Snowyowl #Snowyowls #owlfacts
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Here’s a bear-y cute craft to make this weekend! 🐼 You can store valentine candy and other treasures in this panda jar. ❤️
https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/panda-candy-jar/
(link in bio) #Panda #Pandas #GiantPanda #PandaCraft #PandaCrafts #ValentinePanda #pandasofinstagram #ValentineCrafts #ValentineCraft #valentinecraftsforkids #craftsforkids #RecycledCrafts #RecycledCraftsforKids
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Happy Flamingo Friday! 🦩 Do you know why flamingos turn their heads from side to side? Watch this clip and discover why! https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/flamingo-heads-thats-wild/ (link in bio)

#Flamingo #Flamingos #FlamingoDance #flamingosofig #Wildlife #WildlifeVideo #FlamingoVideo #PinkBird #PinkBirds #birdsofig #FlamingoFriday #FlamingoFridays
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Want to look for owls? 🦉 Head out with family and friends and follow these owl prowl tips! https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/prowl-for-owls/ (link in bio)
#owl #owls #owlprowl #owlsoftheday #owlphotography #Owlphoto #wildlife
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No words? No problem! These two puffins are tapping their bills to say, “Hello!” Find out how elephants, wolves, and other animals greet each other: https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick_jr/how-animals-say-hello/ (link in bio)

#puffin #Puffins #puffinphotography #Wildlife #animalcommunication
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Feeling crafty? Cut out some paper hearts and turn them into this lovable raccoon valentine! ❤️ 🦝 https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/make-a-raccoon-valentine/ (link in bio)
#MakeItMonday #ValentinesDay #HomemadeValentines #homemadeValentinesCard #KidsCrafts #DIYValentine #DIYValentines #RaccoonCraft #KidsCraft #KidsValentines #HeartCraft
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How much wood would a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood? No one knows, but we do know that a groundhog chucks plenty of soil! A full-grown groundhog can dig a 12-foot burrow in only a few hours. And when building a full-size burrow, a groundhog may clear out 700 pounds of soil! https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/groundhogs/ (link in bio)

#GroundHogDay #HappyGroundHogDay #Groundhog #Groundhogs #woodchuck #Woodchucks #wildlife #wildlifeillustration
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Are you ready for #GroundhogDay tomorrow?
Fun fact: Groundhogs are sometimes called “whistle-pigs.” Listen and discover why! https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/whistle-pigs-sounds-of-the-wild/ (link in bio)

#Groundhog #Groundhogs #WhistlePigs #WhistlePig #GroundhogVideo #Woodchuck #Woodchucks #Wildlife #GroundhogsDay #WildlifeVideo #listentothis
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Ever heard of spinosaurs? Some had wonderful tall sails along their spines. And they ALL had sharp teeth and claws and walked on two legs! Discover more in Ranger Rick Dinosaurs:
https://rangerrick.org/dinosaurs/sails-and-spines/ (link in bio)

#Spinosaur #Spinosaurs #Spinosaurus #Dinosaur #Dinosaurs #dinosaursofinstagram🦖 #Dino #DinoVideo #dinosaurvideos
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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! @familynaturesummits, @nationalwildlife, and @craigtuftsfund announce the 15th annual essay contest for the Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Award!
The award recipient (between the ages of 8 and 18) and a parent or guardian will get to attend a week-long summer outdoor adventure camp in the mountain-surrounded saguaro desert region of Arizona. Applications are due by March 15. Apply and learn about last year’s winners! https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/northwoods-adventure/?piref=printbp (link in bio)
#CraigTufts #craigtuftsmemorialfund #craigtuftsfund #FamilyNatureSummits
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Ever wonder if dogs can catch your cold? No, they can’t. And you can’t catch a cold from your dog, either. That’s because human colds and dog colds are caused by different germs. So, go ahead and give your pooch a hug—even if you have the sniffles!

🎨 Art by @brianwhiteillustration
#FunFactFriday #DidYouKnow #didyouknowfacts #DogFunFacts
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Happy #NationalPeanutButterDay!
Fun fact: Some people think a spadefoot toad`s secretions smell like peanut butter! 🐸 🥜

#PeanutButterDay #PeanutButter #FunFact #WildlifeWednesday #WildlifeWednesdays #SpadefootToad #Toad #Toads #toadsofig #toadsofinsta #AnimalFacts #animalfunfacts
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Can you hear this picture? 🐐 😂

#Goat #Goats #goatsofig #goatsofinsta #GoatMeme #GoatMemes #youcanthearpictures #GoatPhoto #AnimalMeme #Animalmemes
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If you think you can’t draw, think again! Learn how to sketch a narwhal like a pro with this fun tutorial by Ranger Rick magazine’s Art Director, John Gallagher! ✏️ 🎨

#Narwhal #Narwhals #Drawing #drawingtutorial #howtodraw #Drawanarwhal #unicornsofthesea
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“Hoppy” Penguin Awareness Day! 🐧 Chill out with these rock stars of the penguin world!

#Penguins #Penguin #PenguinDay #PenguinsofInsta #PenguinVideo #Rockhoppers #RockhopperPenguin #RockhopperPenguins #WildlifeVideo #PenguinAwarenessDay
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Have you ever heard of a binturong? This mammal from Southeast Asia is also called a bearcat. But its claim to fame is its unique scent. The binturong smells like buttered popcorn!
#NationalPopcornDay 🍿 #FunFactFriday #FunFactFridays #Binturong #Binturongs #Wildlife #binturongsofinsta #WildlifeTrivia #WildlifeFunFacts #popcorn
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Ever heard of Becorns? They’re tiny creatures made of acorns and twigs. Meet the artist, @davidmbird, and see how he creates them! https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/becorns-story-behind-the-photo/ (link in bio)

#becorns #becorn #Acorns #acorncrafts #Acorncreatures #Nature #NatureCrafts #fairygardensofinstagram #fairygarden #fairygardens #natureconnection
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What’s going on with this red squirrel? It’s actually just caught in the act of grooming its fur. But what do you think it could be thinking or saying? 🐿️ Tell us ⬇️!

📷 by Sumio Harada/ @minden_pictures #WildlifeWednesday #WildlifeWednesdays #RedSquirrel #RedSquirrels #Squirrel #Squirrels #SquirrelGrooming #squirrelsofig #squirrelsofinsta #Wildlife #wildlifephotography #wildlifephoto
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Ranger Rick is enjoying a day out in the snow today! ❄️ Bundle up and check out our list of 10 fun things YOU can do this winter: https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/10-things-to-do-this-winter/ (link in bio)

#Winter #Winterfun #winterfun❄️ #WinterActivities #winteractivitiesforkids #funwithkidsoutside #greenhour
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A female bison gives birth to one calf at a time. Calves are born with orange-red hair, but their coats change to dark brown after a few months. That’s when their characteristic shoulder hump and horns begin to grow, too.

#FunFactFriday #FunFactFridays #Wildlife #Bison #BisonofIG #BisonofInsta #wildlifephotography #buffalophotography #BisonCalf
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Ever heard of a peacock mantis shrimp? This brightly colored creature lives in warm ocean waters. And it has the world`s fastest punch! It bashes the shells of prey such as clams and snails to shatter them. And it can "punch" at speeds 50 times faster than you can blink. Pow!
🎨by @kateslater

#WildlifeWednesday #PeacockMantisShrimp #WildlifeArt #MantisShrimp #MantisShrimps #Wildlife #PeacockMantisShrimps #underwater #creaturefeature
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ZAP! A chameleon can snag a bug faster than you can blink. Check it out!

#TongueOutTuesday
#Chameleon #Chameleons #ChameleonVideo #ChameleonTongue #chameleonsofig #chameleonsofinsta #Wildlife #WildlifeVideo #TongueOutTuesdays
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What kind of dog likes to take bubble baths?
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A shampoodle! 🐩
Happy #NationalBubbleBathDay!
#BubbleBathDay
#HappyBubbleBathDay
#DogJoke #DogJokes #DadJoke #DadJokes #dadjokesoftheday

Art by @brianwhiteillustration
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Winter is for the birds! 🐦 Support your feathered friends this season by filling your backyard feeders. Here are some terrific tips: https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/winter-is-for-the-birds/ (link in bio)

#Birds #BirdFeeder #Birdfeeders #BirdFeeding #Birding #WinterBirds #WinterBird #winterbirdfeeding #feedingbirdsinwinter

Art by @cleggobots
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Did you know an orangutan builds a new nest to sleep in every night? #FunFactFriday
Go ape and discover more fascinating facts about orangutans: https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/orangutans-2/ (link in bio)

#FunFactFridays #Orangutans #Orangs #OrangsofIG #OrangutansofInstagram #Orangutan #GreatApes #Wildlife #DYK #WildlifeTrivia
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Happy National Trivia Day!
Did you know a red fox can hear rodents scurrying under several feet of snow? Chill out and discover even more cool facts about winter: https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/chill-out/ (link in bio)

#Trivia #TriviaDay #NationalTriviaDay #Winter #WinterFunFacts #RedFox #RedFoxes #Snow #FunFacts #FunFactsoftheDay #foxesofig #FoxesofInstagram
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Want to help make the world around you a cleaner, healthier, and safer place for wildlife—AND people, too? You can! 🌎 Just follow Ranger Rick`s simple tips: https://rangerrick.org/ranger.../how-you-can-help-wildlife/ (➡️ link in bio)

#HelptheEarth #HelpWildlife #CleanEarth #RangerRick #Nature #wildlife
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Can you believe some goats are able to climb trees? See for yourself! 🐐 https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/goats-in-trees-thats-wild/ (link in bio)

#Goats #GoatVideo #GoatsinTrees #WildlifeVideo #GoatFacts #GoatsofIG #goatsofinsta
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Happy New Year! Take Ranger Rick’s pledge to live every day as Earth`s best friend in 2024! 🌎 https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/ranger-rick-pledge/ (link in bio)

#happynewyear #newyear #NewYearPledge #RangerRick #RangerRickPledge #2024 #helptheearth #helptheenvironment
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Chill out with North and Frosty—the coolest polar bear cubs in the Arctic! 🐻‍❄️

https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/polar-bear-life/

#polarbears #polarbearcubs #polarbearsofig #polarbearvideo #Arctic #arcticlife #wildlife #wildlifevideos #wildlifevideography
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What`s a skunk`s favorite holiday song? 🦨 "Jingle SMELLS!"

🎨 by @michael_slackart

#DadJoke #DadJokes #SundaySillies #Skunks #Skunk #SkunkArt #skunksofig #holidayseason
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Want to make a festive treat for the birds in your yard? Here’s how you can create a toasty feeder! https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/toasty-bird-feeder/
(link in bio) #birdfeeder #birdfeeding #birdtreat #BirdTreats #KidsCrafts #KidsCraft #craftingwithkids
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Check out this vintage artwork by Lorin Thompson from our December 1967 issue—the very first year Ranger Rick was published. Warmest wishes for a happy holiday season from all of us at Ranger Rick magazines!

#ThrowbackThursday #TBT #ThrowbackThursdays #vintageart #vintageartwork #1967 #RangerRick #vintageholiday
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‘Tis the season to be. . .making snowflakes! Here are some you can cut out and hang up, or give as gifts. ❄️❄️❄️
Happy #SnowflakeAppreciationDay! #MakeItMonday
https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/fancy-flakes/ (link in bio)

#papersnowflakes #MakePaperSnowflakes #snowflakeCraft #SnowflakeCrafts #PaperSnowflake #FlakeAppreciationDay
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Feeling crafty this weekend? Decorate for the holidays with these scaly critters made from pine cones! Here’s how: https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/pine-cone-critters/ (link in bio)

#HolidayCraft #HolidayCrafts #holidaycraftsforkids #pineconeornaments #CraftsforKids #KidCraft #KidCrafts #DIYOrnament #DIYOrnaments #pinecones #pineconecraft #pineconecrafts
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Do you remember this Alton Langford illustration of Ranger Rick and Scarlett Fox under a sprig of mistletoe? It appeared in our December 1990 issue! #ThrowbackThursday
Pucker up and discover some fun facts about mistletoe: https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/pucker-up-its-mistletoe/ (link in bio)

#Mistletoe #RangerRick #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #TBThursday #VintageArtwork #ScarlettFox #RangerRickMagazine #AltonLangford #Mistletoefacts #ThrowbackThursdays #1990
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Hello, Shaggy! Here are a couple of fun facts for #WildlifeWednesday: A musk ox grows the longest hair of any animal. And its super-soft underwool is eight times warmer than a sheep’s wool!

#MuskOx #MuskOxen #MuskOxVideo #WildlifeVideo #AnimalHair #Nature #wildlife
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