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Outdoors blog archive for July 15, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011


Bald eagles in a nest in Seattle as viewed through the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department's EagleCam. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Fledgling ‘EagleCam’ star found dead

WILDLIFE WATCHING-- One of the young eagles monitored on a popular Seattle-area EagleCam has died, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reports. The fledgling eagles were just learning how to fly when one was found dead near the nest tree Tuesday. There were no visible...

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Why does a mountain's shadow appear triangular?

MOUNTAINEERING -- Even experienced mountaineers have been stopped in their tracks occasionally by the rare sight of a triangular shadow darkening the landscape in the distance away from a major peak. The triangle shadow phenomena is fairly commonly seen from the tops of large mountains...

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