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Weekly Wrap-up: August 1 - August 7, 2014

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

Hungry snapper

That's a lot of birds

Velvet buck

Fawn twins

What a cool sight! A deer nurses her twin fawns at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin.

Prescribed grazing

You’ve heard of prescribed fire, but how about prescribed grazing? Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa is using cattle to help reduce invasive plants and revitalize prairie plants diversity.

Casual bullfrog

That's a lot of birds


Fawn twins

Blueberry season

Monarch time-lapse

Got 15 seconds? Watch a monarch caterpillar transform to the chrysalis stage!

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