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Wolves usually breed in late winter and their pups are born after only two months. The alpha female of a pack usually gives birth to 4-6 pups. She’ll give birth in a den, which is where the pups will stay until they’re about a month old.1 These pups go through a lot of transitions as they grow up and learn how to be adult wolves. 

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There are two hypotheses as to why owls have adapted to fly so silently compared to other birds. The first is that flying silently helps them capture prey by making sure the prey doesn’t know they’re coming. The second is that because owls rely on hearing to capture prey they can’t see, noisy flying would interfere with their ability to locate prey.

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As we round the corner from winter to spring, nesting is beginning for many of our favorite birds. While most don’t start until April, some species like Great Horned Owls, Golden Eagles, and Red-tailed Hawks have already begun.

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You’ve been asked to do a lot this year. You’re juggling all of your own responsibilities plus your children’s online education. You’ve figured out how to work zoom, Google hangouts, how to submit online homework, whatever your children have needed for class. Our I Am Lil’ Shark puzzle is the answer. 

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Boreal owls are known scientifically as Aegolius funereus. They also are known as Tengmalm’s Owl, after the surname of a Swedish naturalist. These birds are about the size of a robin, and stand between 8 and 11 inches tall.

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Black bears are the most well known bears in North America. They’re also the smallest of all the bears in this region, and are native to North America. They aren't found anywhere else in the world. They live throughout Canada and the United States, including Alaska.

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Science is so important for children. It helps them learn about the world around them, ask questions, and discover how fun it can be to figure out something new! 

If you haven’t yet joined the team of our amazing and satisfied customers, now is the time! Owl pellets are a great, fun, and ethical way to teach about dissection, anatomy, and the food chain.

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These owls are very good at laying low and not being discovered. They live in forests in North America and for the winter, they’ll migrate to the central and southern areas of the United States. Their feathers help them stay hidden during the day, while they wait for dusk to fall so they can hunt. 

They are the Saw-whet owl. 

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According to the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association, the goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to care for sick or injured wild animals with the goal of returning them to the wild as soon as they’re able. Facilities that do this work closely with veterinarians and have a vast knowledge of how to care for these animals – both physically and psychologically.

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Help your students really understand and care for their environment with a follow up lesson that helps the information stick. After watching both films, pose questions to your students or children to discuss what they’ve learned between the two films. 

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