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The Arctic circle is a magical place during the summer months. Some areas get 24 hours of sunlight and ice/snow melts away to reveal large swaths of greenery and beautiful wild flowers. Many animals roam the tundra in search of food and baby animals are abundant. Check out the June edition of Ranger Rick Jr. to learn about the Arctic summer and much more by following the link below. (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/magazines/ranger-rick-jr/

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#NWF #NationalWildlife #RangerRick #RangerRickJr #Arctic #ArcticSummer #ArcticFox #PolarBear #PolarBears #Ptarmigan #ArcticTern #Caribou #BabyAnimals #Summer #SummerTime #MidnightSun #PolarSummer #MuskOx #MuskOxen #Svalbard #Tundra #Campion #WildFlowers #Canada #BritishColumbia
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We’re going WAY back in time for today’s Throwback Thursday!
These two books introduced Ranger Rick to the world: “The Adventures of Rick Raccoon” from 1958 and “Ranger Rick and the Great Forest Fire” from 1960. Learn more about the history of Ranger Rick magazine at the link below. (clickable in bio)

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https://blog.nwf.org/2016/10/creating-a-beloved-conservation-icon/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #Vintage #TBT #ThrowbackThursday #KidLit #NatureLover #Wildlife #LorinThompson #VintageArt #RickRaccoon #Raccoon
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“Uh Oh! Guess what day it is?!"

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Like a windshield wiper on a car, camels have a third eyelid that moves from side to side to wipe blowing sand away. It’s so thin they can see through it. In sandstorms, camels often close their extra eyelids and keep walking. You might say that a camel can find its way through a sandstorm with its eyes closed! 🐪
Learn more in the Camels issue of Ranger Rick Zoobooks by following the link below! (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/magazines/zoobooks/?issue=may-2021

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#RangerRick #Zoobooks #Camels #HumpDay #Camel #DesertAnimals #Desert #Ungulates #Dromedary #Camelidae #SandStorm #Eyelids #Eyelashes #AnimalEyes
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No way one bird can have so many legs!
This is a piping plover parent, protecting young chicks that are hiding under its feathers. Can you figure out how many chicks there are? (Careful—one leg is hidden from view behind another one.)
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@NationalWildlife has launched a curated collection of plants chosen specifically to support native bee, butterfly, and bird species! (Currently available for 20 states, with more to come.) Shipping is free and delivered right to your door! Learn more and shop for plants by following the link below! (clickable link in bio)

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https://www.gardenforwildlife.org/s/plant

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#NWF #NationalWildlife #GardenForWildlife #GFW #WildlifeGarden #NativePlants #Gardening #Garden #Gardener #Native #Plants #PlantMom #PlantDad #SaveTheBees #Pollinators #PlantsForPollinators #Plants4Pollinators #NativeHabitat #Birds #Butterflies #Butterfly #BackyardBirds #Insects
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Do sharks get cavities?

 

Sharks don’t have to worry about cavities because they grow new teeth all the time. When one tooth falls out, another one takes its place. Plus, many sharks get some surprising help when it comes to keeping their mouth clean. Check out our video of a shark visiting the underwater dentist via the link below. (clickable link in bio)

 Illustration by : @virginiagreeneillustration

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https://rangerrick.org/rr_videos/sharkteethclean/

 

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#RangerRick #RangerRickJr #NWF #NationalWildlife #Shark #Sharks #SharkTeeth #Dentist #CleanTeeth #Cavity #Cavities #AnimalFacts #KidsMagazines #OceanLife #SeaCreatures #UnderwaterPhotography
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Geckos coming at you in this month's edition of Ranger Rick Jr. ...if that's 𝙩𝙤𝙠𝙖𝙮 with you.

Photo by : @jasmine_vink

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https://rangerrick.org/magazines/ranger-rick-jr/

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#RangerRick #RangerRickJr #NWF #NationalWildlife #Gecko #Geckos #Lizard #Lizards #Reptiles #Reptile #ReptilesofInstagram #Tokay #TokayGecko #Australia #AustralianWildlife #AnimalsofAustralia #MomBlog #ForKids #KidsMagazines
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Most geckos have see-through scales over their eyes instead of eyelids. That means they can’t blink to keep their eyes moist or clean. Instead, a gecko just swipes its “windshield-wiper” tongue across its eyes, and it’s good to go!

Check out more cool videos from Ranger Rick at the link below! (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/videos/

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#RangerRick #RangerRickJr #ThatsWild #NWF #NationalWildlife #Gecko #Geckos #Reptiles #Lizards #AnimalVideos #StayClean #BathTime #NatureVideos #PressPlay #NamibSandGecko #SandGecko #WebFootedGecko
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An important job in a meerkat mob is security guard. Whenever the group is outside the burrow, one member is always on the lookout for danger. If the guard spots a snake or other predator, it lets out a piercing alarm call. Learn more about these highly social animals by reading our "Meerkat Mob" story at the link below. (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/the-meerkat-mob/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #RangerRickJr #Meerkat #Meerkats #AfricanAnimals #MeerkatMob #MeerkatManor #OnGuard #Mammals #SocialAnimals #InstaWildlife #Wildlife #MomBlog #ForKids
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Galápagos tortoises are the largest tortoises in the world. They can weigh more than 500 pounds and live to be more than 150 years old! Travel to the Galápagos Islands with us and learn more about these giants. (clickable link in bio)

Photos by : @tuigalapagos
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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/galapagos-tortoises/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #Galápagos #Galapagos #Galápagostortoises #Galápagostortoise #Galapagostortoise #Reptile #Tortoise #Tortoises #Reptiles #Wildlife #Conservation #WildlifeConservation
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Re-Post via @varsitytutors : Are you a scaredy-cat when it comes to creepy, crawly creatures? No need to fear, David Mizejewski (@dmizejewski) from the National Wildlife Federation (@nationalwildlife) is here! Join us on April 26 as David busts the myths about wildlife that make you afraid, and then explore the many ways that the critters you encounter out in nature, your neighborhood, or even your own backyard are not just harmless, but also quite helpful. Head to the link below (clickable in bio) to register and turn your angst over animals into admiration!

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https://www.varsitytutors.com/courses/star-david-mizejewski/dp/d17479a2-b35a-41d9-a22a-e3686d4ee9bd

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#NWF #RangerRick #VarsityTutors #CreepyCrawlies #NationalWildlife #OnlineLearning #KidsActivities #MomBlog #ForKids #Wildlife #Animals
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Check out this awesome behind-the-scenes video with renowned #Dinotopia artist @jamesgurneyart ! You'll see how he created the baby titanosaur painting in the “What’s New in the Past?” story in our current issue of Ranger Rick.

(Story at link below or clickable in bio)

 

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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/whats-new-in-the-past/

 

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#JamesGurney #Dinosaurs #Dinoart #RangerRick #ScientificIllustration #Paleontology #Fossils #Extinct #HowToVideo #NWF #NationalWildlife #DinosaurArt #DinosaurIllustration #Reptiles #Reptile
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Happy Earth Day! 🌎
It's a great time to get Earthy! Want to see more wildlife in your favorite outdoor space? Follow the link below for some terrific tips to turn that space into a WILD place! (clickable link in bio)

Art by: @debpalen
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https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/celebrate-earth-day/

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#EarthDay #EarthDay2021 #LoveTheEarth #MotherNature #RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #GardenForWildlife #Garden4Wildlife #SaveTheBees #Pollinators #PollinatorGarden #NativePlants #NativeAnimals #KidsActivities #GetOutside #NatureLover
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It's #NationalWildlifeWeek, which means there is a brand new @NationalWildlife x @BuzzFeed quiz to help you find out which unusual animal you align with! When I found out the unusual animal I align with was a Hellbender salamander I wasn't sure how to feel 😆 ! Follow the link below or the clickable link in our bio and let us know which unusual animal you get!

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https://www.buzzfeed.com/nationalwildlifefederation/the-ultimate-personality-test-to-reveal-what-unique-animal

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#NWF #NationalWildlife #RangerRick #RangerRickJr #Buzzfeed #BuzzfeedQuiz #PersonalityQuiz #Wildlife #EndangeredSpecies #WildlifeConservation #Conservation #GardenForWildlife #EcoSchools #Ecosystems #NorthAmericanWildlife #Salamanders
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You won't find a more enjoyable social media day than #NationalPuppyDay . These playful pups are African wild dogs, also known as "painted wolves" because of their splotchy fur coats.

Learn more about these beautiful and highly endangered pups by checking out Ranger Ricks "Welcome to the Pack" story.

Link below (clickable in bio)

Photo by @bence_mate_photography / @naturepicturelibrary / @minden_pictures
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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/welcome-to-the-pack/

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#RangerRick #InternationalPuppyDay #PuppyDay #WildDogs #AfricanWildDogs #AfricanWildDog #PaintedWolf #PaintedWolves #AfricanAnimals #AfricanWildlife #Puppy #Instapup #DogsofInstagram #Doggo #Pupper #DogLife #DogLover
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Have you heard of the trap-jaw ant? These little insects can snap shut their oversized jaw faster than any other animal on earth — even alligators and crocodiles!

You can meet 9 more oddballs of the insect world by checking out this months story from Ranger Rick JR. , "Weird and Wacky Insects" , at the link below. (clickable link in profile)

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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick_jr/weird-and-wacky-insects/

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#RangerRickJr #RangerRick #Insects #TrapJawAnt #InsectWorld #Hymenopterans #Ants #InstaAnts #InstaInsects #MacroWorld #MacroPhotography #Bugs #Insect #InsectsofInstagram #InsectArt #InsectPhotography #Insects_of_our_world
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Watch this Mom! ...

Cover stories this month!

Little Larry : The True Story of a Chimp Who Learned How to Be BRAVE (Photos by Gerry Ellis / @MindenPictures)

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Life Down Under : What’s life like for a little “pouch potato”? (Photos by @SuziEszterhas)

Check out the link below for these stories and more from this month's Ranger Rick magazines! (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/magazines/

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#RangerRick #RangerRickJr #NWF #NationalWildlife #Chimpanzee #Kangaroo #Wildlife #KidsMags #KidLit #KidsMagazines #Nature #Animals #CuteAnimals #BabyChimp #BabyRoo
#BabyKangaroo #MagazineCovers #AustralianAnimals #Cuttlefish #WeirdInsects #EarthWorms #Worms #Harpy #HarpyEagle #HarpyEagles #Chimpanzees #Chimps #Kangaroos #Roos
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It’s International Polar Bear Day!
Did you know polar bears have two layers of thick fur to keep them warm? Their fur may look white, but each hair is actually see-through! The skin beneath is black, which absorbs warmth from the sun.

Learn more at the link below! (clickable link in bio)
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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/polar-bears-a-life-on-ice/

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#RangerRick #InternationalPolarBearDay #NWF #PolarBearDay #NationalWildlife #PolarBear #PolarBears #Arctic #AlaskanWildlife #AlaskaAnimals #AnimalsofAlaska #ArcticWildlife #BabyPolarBear #BabyBears #BabyBear #BabyPolarBears #InstaNature #CanadianWildlife #NorthAmericanWildlife #SavePolarBears
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Reposted from Twitter/LipstickandCows

"As I was reading our Ranger Rick Jr. - March 2021 edition - to our son, I couldn’t get over how the “face” on the “man-faced stink bug” looked so familiar!
Then it hit me! It looks just like Eugene Levy!"

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#EugeneLevy #MrRose #DavidsDad #JohnnyRose #ManFacedStinkBug #EwwDavid #SchittsCreek #AmericanPie #RangerRick #RangerRickJr
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Repost @justinsfrogproject
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"So excited to be named one of @rangerrickmags Scarlett’s Superstars in the March issue. Thank you @nationalwildlife for recognizing my work with @reservaylt and @rainforesttrust to create the first fully youth funded reserve in Ecuador with my junior council for the frogs and beyond! Thank you!"

Check out the feature by following the link below! (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/scarletts-superstars-justin-sather/
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#rangerrick #rangerrickmagazine #frogs #gradesofgreen #reserva #ecuador #landconservation #janegoodall #gloriabarron
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¡Hola! Did you know we now have articles in Spanish?
Each month, a new Ranger Rick Jr. article will be available in Spanish on our website. You can learn about animals that are at home on the ice in our current issue, then read “Felices en el Hielo” online. Check out this translation—and all of our other artículos en Español too, by following the link below! (clickable link in profile)

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https://rangerrick.org/spanish-translations/

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#NWF #RangerRick #RangerRickJr #LanguageLearning #Español #KidsActivities #ForKids #Conservation #Walrus #Walruses #Arctic #ArcticAnimals #ArcticWildlife #Beluga #PolarBear #PolarBears #Belugas #ArcticTern #Instabird #HarpSeal #BabyHarpSeal #BabyAnimals #Antarctica #ArcticFox #Penguin #Penguins
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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
@FamilyNatureSummits, @NationalWildlife, and The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund @craigtuftsfund announce the 12th 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 outdoor adventure camp in the Adirondacks this summer! Learn more about the scholarship by following the link below! (clickable link in profile)

Pictured: Sidney Rice, 12, the winner of the 2020 Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship!

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https://www.nwf.org/craigtufts

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#RangerRick #NWF #Conservation #Scholarships #Scholarship #Environmental #Environment #NatureFamily #CampingwithKids #Wildlife #BornToBeWild #FindYourPark #NPS
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It may be chilly outside, but there are lots of ways to enjoy the outdoors—and be of service to your community at the same time! Plogging is a fun activity to introduce to your kids (and it’s fun to say). Plogging, which started in Sweden, is a combination of walking/running while picking up litter.
Start a plogging adventure with the link below!

@nationalwildlife's #GreenHour is powered by @llbean.

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https://www.thegreenhour.org/activity/lets-go-plogging/

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#RangerRick #NationalWildlife #NWF #RangerRickJr #Zoobooks #OutdoorActivities #CampingwithKids #GetOutside #Plogging #Plogger #Ploggers #ServiceProject #Volunteer #Conservation
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Yeah, good. OK.
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#Bernie x #RangerRick
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Today at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT !

Join a Facebook live conversation about one of the most successful conservation stories of our lifetime, the reintroduction of wolves to @yellowstonenps! This live video talk will be hosted by @nationalwildlife's California Director, Beth Pratt @yosemitebethy. Our guest speaker is scientist Doug Smith, who led this amazing conservation effort over the past 25 years and now has a new book titled "Yellowstone Wolves: Science and Discovery in the World's First National Park."

Questions and stories are more than welcome! Follow the Facebook event link below or find Beth Pratt's page on Facebook. (clickable link in profile)

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https://www.facebook.com/events/1292196507815177

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#NWF #EcoLeaders #NationalWildlife #Yellowstone #YellowstoneNPS #RangerRick #greywolf #wolves #wolf #conservation #conservationstories #wildlife #northamericanwildlife #califorina #CAwildlife
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❄️ It’s Snowflake Appreciation Day! ❄️
No snow? No problem! Here’s how you can create some shimmery fancy flakes to cut out and hang up!

Link below (clickable link in profile)

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https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/fancy-flakes/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NatureFamily #nationalwilldlife #wildlife #craft #crafts #crafttime #diy #holidaydecor #holidaycrafts #wintercrafts #kidscrafts #kindergarten #snowflake #snowflakes #momblog
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Stay safe, stylish, and WILD in @shopnwf 's new Ranger Rick face masks! They’re available in both youth and adult sizes. Explore the great outdoors while keeping each other safe, plus these masks are sure to put a smile on those around you. Don't forget, when you buy this mask to cover your faces you're helping wildlife live in their places!

Available at the link below! (clickable link in profile)

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https://www.shopnwf.org/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #RangerRickJr #Wildlife #Wildplaces #FindYourPark #NPS #Conservationist #GreatOutdoors #ScarlettFox #ShopNWF
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#Repost @solomon.r.david
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“Every biologist has an origin story. For me, reading about a ‘dinosaur fish’ in a children’s nature magazine basically changed my life.”

The most personal story I’ve written [link in bio] thank you @rangerrickmags!

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https://blog.nature.org/science/2020/12/14/ranger-rick-a-garish-origin-story/

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#GarLab #scicomm #biology #ecology #ichthyology #primitivefish #primitivefishes #gar #alligatorgar #garfish #fish #coolgreenscience #rangerrick #nwf #wildlife #biologist #conservation #conservationist
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Zoom in on this awesome shot of a jaguar. It’s one of the winners in our latest photo contest for kids! Do you have a young shutterbug at home? We want to see their best shots, too! Get details about entering our next photo contest round by visiting the link below. (Clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/photo-contest/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #photocontest #kidsphotocontest #wildlifephotography #kidsmagazines #naturefamily #kidphotographer #wildlifephotographer #animals #conservation
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This green, “woolly” sea slug with the cute face sometimes goes by the name leaf sheep. These underwater slugs get their green coloring from their diet of green algae. But what makes these slugs truly unique is their ability to perform photosynthesis like a plant. The slug digests the algae it eats but not before separating the chloroplasts and distributing them throughout its body. The chloroplasts then continue to perform photosynthesis which provides additional energy to the slug. #ThatsWild #WildifeWednesday

( Photo by @steven_kovacs_photography / BiosPhoto / @Minden_Pictures )

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www.RangerRick.org

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #SeaSlug #Slug #Photosynthesis #Chloroplast #SeaLife #SeaCreatures #UnderwaterPhotography #Macro #MacroPhotography #LeafSheep #SheepSlug
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Don't miss your chance to grab this beary good deal. $10 subscriptions to any of our magazines! That's 80% off the normal price! Exclusively available by visiting us at RangerRick.org! You wont find it cheaper anywhere else or any other time! Sale ends at 11:59 p.m. tonight! #CyberMonday

(Photo by Emory McGinty)
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www.RangerRick.org

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#NWF #NationalWildlife #RangerRick #CyberWeek #BlackFriday #Deals #MagazineSubscription #GiftsForKids #KidsMags #KidLit #FindYourPark #Wildlife #NorthAmericanWildlife #POTD #Grizzly #Bear #GrizzlyBear #Bears #InstaBear #ForKids #WildChild #NPS #NationalPark #NatureFamily #Fishing #BlackFridayDeals
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Black Friday Sale! 80% off a 1-year subscription to any of our magazines!

 

Hurry over to www.RangerRick.org before midnight 11/30 to subscribe to any Ranger Rick magazine for just $10! You won’t find a better deal.

 

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www.RangerRick.org

 

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#RangerRick #NWF #BlackFriday #NationalWildlife #BlackFridaySale #BlackFridayDeals #RangerRickJr #RangerRickCub #Zoobooks #WildGreenMemes #FindYourPark #HikeItBaby #BorntoBeWild #NatureFamily #HikingwithKids #GiftsforKids #StockingStuffer #HappyHolidays #HolidaySeason #Thanksgiving #MomBlog #MommyBlog #ForKids #NorthAmericanWildlife #Conservation
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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We are very thankful for all of your support through the years. 🦃
Enjoy this vintage cover of wild turkeys from 1967—the first year Ranger Rick magazine was published!
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A badger is a dynamite digger. Its burrow can be 30 feet long—and go 10 feet deep into the ground! Meet more animals that make their homes in cozy holes in this fun story from the November edition of Ranger Rick Jr. (clickable link in bio)

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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick_jr/holey-homes/

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Photo by Donald M. Jones

#RangerRick #RangerRickJr #NWF #NationalWildlife #NorthAmericanWildlife #Badger #Burrow #Mammals #FindYourPark
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#Repost @nationalwildlife
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Getting kids outside has never been more important. That’s why we are excited to launch The Green Hour, in partnership with @LLBean to provide kids with safe, fun, and easy activities to do outdoors.

Each week will include new activities for connecting kids to nature—from creating a nature notebook to being a wildlife detective, and getting creative with leaves, nature’s opportunities are endless. Share your outdoor adventures with us using #GreenHour! Website link is in our profile.
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https://www.thegreenhour.org/

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#outdoors #kids #nature #education #greenhour #nwf #nationalwildife
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Anyone notice anything fishy about the puddle on this rock?

It's a great weekend to get outside and enjoy some time surrounded by nature. You never know what you'll see!

( Photo by @rva_fishon )

#RangerRick #FishOnFriday
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It’s Raccoon Appreciation Day—one of our favorite days of the year! 🦝
Do you remember these cover photos of young raccoons peeking from their tree-hole dens? (The left cover is from our November 1983 issue and the right cover is from our October 1996 issue.) #ThrowbackThursday
#RangerRick
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Does anyone else feel like this on Mondays?

Explore the lives of llamas with Ranger Rick in this beginning level reader with full-color photos of llamas in action! This reading level 1 book has short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts for children eager to read on their own!

Also check out the other animals in the "I Wish I Was a ..." book series such as lions, gorillas, bison and many more!

Books published by @HarperCollins
Written by Jennifer Bové

Link below (clickable link in profile)
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https://www.harpercollins.com/products/ranger-rick-i-wish-i-was-a-llama-jennifer-bov

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#RangerRick #NWF #HarperCollins #NationalWildlife #IWishIWasaLlama #ICanRead #Llama #Llamas
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Want to name a new species of frog? Here’s your opportunity of a lifetime!
Scientists recently discovered a new species of torrent frog in the Chocó cloud forest of Ecuador. @reservaylt is holding a competition for youth to officially name it! If you’re 26 years old or younger, you can submit your best idea. The winning entry will become the official name of the frog! But hurry—the contest closes on September 30.

This new species was discovered by @marioh.yanezmunoz of @inabio_ec and studied in conjunction with Juan Pablo Reyes Puig of @draculareserve, @usfqzoologia and @museumkoenig .

Learn more about the frog and submit your entry by following the link below! (clickable link in profile)

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https://reservaylt.org/frog

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(Photo by @calliebroaddus)

#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildife #Ecuador #EcuadorWildlife #Frog #Frogs #Conservation #SpeciesDiversity #SaveOurFrogs #FroggyMcFrogface #Froggy #Frogger #NewSpecies #FrogsofInstagram #TreeFrog #TreeFrogs #FrogLife #STEM #KidsinSTEM #SaveTheRainforest #Rainforest #AmphibiansofInstagram
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Today is World Rhino Day! 🦏

The word rhinoceros means “nose-horn.” Like your hair and fingernails, a rhino’s horn is made of keratin. It grows throughout a rhino’s life, and if it breaks off, it can grow back.

Follow the link below for a fun and easy tutorial on how to draw a rhino! (clickable link in profile)

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https://rangerrick.org/draw/learn-how-to-draw-a-rhino/

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(Photo by Tui De Roy / Roving Tortoise)

#WorldRhinoDay #Rhinoceros #NoseHorn #RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #Rhino #Rhinos #AfricanAnimals #Animals #Wildlife #AfricanWildlife #BabyRhino #BabyAnimals #AnimalMoms
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#Repost @hechoonline
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September 15 marked the beginning of #HispanicHeritageMonth, and we look forward to celebrating our strong, culturally-rich community.

En nuestra cultura, llevamos con nosotros un gran conexcion a nuestras tierras, and HECHO is proud to advocate for the protection of healthy watersheds, clean air, and robust wildlife habitats so that we can continue to practice the centuries-old traditions that have been shared by our antepasados, that depend on these open spaces.

We are proud of our heritage and of our traditions, and we're excited to unite with our community in appreciation of our culture, our traditions, and our histories.
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It’s Sea Otter Awareness Week!
Here’s a fun fact you “otter” know: Other marine mammals, such as dolphins and whales, have thick layers of fat to keep warm. But sea otters rely on only their fur. They have incredibly dense fur—up to a million hairs per square inch! (Photo by @pumapix)

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https://rangerrick.org/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #SeaOtter #Otter #AnimalFacts #SeaOtterAwarenessWeek #SeaOtters #SOAW2020 #CaliforniaWildlife #CaStateParks #SeaOtterSavvy #OttersofInstagram #MarineMammals #MarineLife #SeaCreatures #Oceanlife
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You might see burrowing owls throughout the western half of the United States. They travel as far north as Canada to breed and as far south as Central America for the winter. But the birds in this story are Florida burrowing owls, and they stick around all year. Come meet the burrowers of Marco Island, Florida—AND the special people who watch over them.

Check out the "Owl Patrol" story, featuring photos by @kaigner , in this month's edition of Ranger Rick. Link below (clickable link in profile)

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https://rangerrick.org/ranger_rick/owl-patrol/

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #MarcoIsland #Hoot #Owl #Owls #BurrowingOwls #Florida #FloridaWildlife #FWF #AmericanWildlife #WildlifeConservation #Conservation #BackyardWildlife
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The first day of fall is next week! Have you seen any leaves changing colors yet? Or how about animals storing food? Our #RangerRick outdoor bingo game is a fun way to search for signs of seasonal change! Get a printable bingo card and list of things to look for by following the link below! (clickable link in profile)

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https://rangerrick.org/crafts_activities/nature-bingo/

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#NWF #NationalWildlife #Bingo #Games4Kids #Activities4Kids #KidsActivities #ScienceClass #NatureFamily #Homeschool #FindYourPark #GetOutside #NationalPark #USFWS #StatePark #Conservation #Wildlife #HikingWithKids #NatureBoy #NatureGirl #MyBackyard #EcoSchools #MonarchHeroes #FamilyTime #ISpy #Hiking #RangerRickJr #Games #KidsGames #BorntoBeWild
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@NationalWildlife has just received a new supply of animal themed face masks! They are available in adult and youth size. Get yours before they sell out again by following the link below. (clickable link in profile)

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https://www.shopnwf.org/category/shop-cards-and-gifts-gifts-face-masks

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#RangerRick #NWF #NationalWildlife #StaySafe #FaceMask #FaceMasks #Wildlife #Conservation #Covid #EndangeredSpecies #FunnyAnimals
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#Repost @nationalwildlife
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Can sharks get a sunburn? Are they good parents? George Probst has spent years photographing great whites and has developed a deep appreciation for the misunderstood animals.

“One of the most worthwhile activities that I get to do is visit schools and talk to students about sharks. While my goal is to help teach the students things about sharks that they might not know, sometimes I get asked questions that I would have never thought of—and I end up learning a thing or two myself,” he says. Click the link in our bio to read the craziest classroom questions he’s gotten!

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Photos: George Probst / @iphotographsharks

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https://blog.nwf.org/2020/08/5-shark-facts-ive-learned-from-kids/

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#sharkweek #sharkweek2020 #shark #photography #conservation #nature #greatwhiteshark
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