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Fun Fact Friday: During the mating season, male American bison (bulls) will use their large heads to butt each other in attempts to gain the attention of females.

Fun Fact Friday: During the mating season, male American bison (bulls) will use their large heads to butt each other in attempts to gain the attention of females.

Top Ten Coolest Pollinators | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Did you know that bees aren't the only pollinators? Check out this list to learn out about some other cool pollinators!

What's Threatening Bees? | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Find out what's putting these pollinators at risk.

Top Ten Cool Ways that Animals See in the Dark | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Find out about some of the amazing adaptations animals have to help them see in the dark!

Top Ten Animals Playing Games | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Here's a countdown of animals having fun with what looks to be some pretty silly games.

Eastern grey squirrels stay warm at night in nests. They will use existing tree cavities, but if none are available they will build a leaf ball home called a ‘drey’.

Squirrels Live in Leaf Balls | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

If you have spotted a leaf ball high up in the trees you might be standing at the doorstep of a squirrel's home!

Why You Should Protect the Western Screech Owl | Earth Rangers Wild Wire Blog

Here are our top five reasons why you should take action to help owls!

Swift Fox | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Check out the latest updates about swift foxes! Meet More Animals!

Bobolink | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Discover fun facts about the bobolink and take action to help protect them.

Just like a cat, a fox’s tail helps to give them balance when they are running, jumping and pouncing.

Forrest the Red Fox | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Meet Earth Rangers Animal Ambassador Finn the red fox!

Finding out a Killer Whale's Name and What it Had for Dinner | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Whale researcher Natalie explains how to identify a whale, keep track of it and see what they are eating.

Did you know that there is a type of bear only found in Canada? The Haida Gwaii black bear have survived off of salmon and shellfish for so long that they’ve developed larger jaws and teeth than other black bears. They live in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Reserve and Haida Heritage Site and other parts of these islands off the coast of British Columbia.

Ten Things You Didn't Know about Canada's National Parks | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

In this top ten, we take a look at some of Canada's national parks and explore what makes them extra special.

All About the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog | Earth Rangers: Where kids go to save animals!

Find out why these rodents are sometimes known as the barking squirrel.