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Every morning, a huge flock of these beautiful birds visits us on their daily journey around the canyon. They have very specially adapted noses. What is so special about them?

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I photographed this Mule Deer at Bryce Canyon National Park. What is this deer doing that mice and horses can, but pigs, cats, dogs, raccoons, and many other animals can't?

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The Common Raven is often a scavenger, but its beak is not strong enough to tear through the thick hide of a winter-killed deer. What clever trick does it often use to get at the nutritious flesh inside?

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In many parts of the world, pigs are used to locate truffles. Dogs can be trained to find truffles, but pigs find them with no training at all. Why are pigs so good at finding them?

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Our friends have a huge crop of hickory nuts this year, and I noticed these in their yard. What do these hickory nuts tell us?

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