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Weekly Wrap-up: February 3 - February 9, 2017

Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.


Porcupine snacks

Wintering monarchs

Bison run

There they go! The bison at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa are headed somewhere fast.

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Winter waterfowl

Check out the waterfowl at Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa! Watch closely and you'll see some of the geese sipping water from the top of the ice.


Bison run

Cave dwellers

Waxwing sightings

Porcupine snacks

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Bald eagle sightings

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