No84 England: Falconer
An aristocratic pastime involves training, admiring—and almost becoming—a bird of prey.
No55 West Papua: Riflebird
A male bird-of-paradise performs a dramatic courtship dance. Collaboration: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
No58 United States: Grizzly Bears
In America's first national park, an iconic omnivore roams an extremely varied path.
No56 Papua New Guinea: Bird of Paradise
Come mating time, the King-of-Saxony male makes a ruckus. Collaboration: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
No71 Philippines: Octopus
Discarded shells are shelters for this underwater species in Anilao. Beer cans, too.
No26 United States: Elk Refuge
In winter, a Wyoming town welcomes to the world’s largest gathering of elk.
No57 Papua New Guinea: Parotia
A bird woos mates with a "bow, walk, pause and waggle." Collaboration: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
No96 Spain: Lynx
Stealthy habits and GPS collars have helped Western Europe’s rarest wildcat hang on.