Badger-Meinhof

Is Seattle Wildlife Actually Behaving Differently While We Quarantine?

Cannibal rats. Squirrel attacks. Local researchers are trying to suss out what's going on with animals right now.

05/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Guide to Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens Wildlife: Don’t Call it a Comeback

Flora and fauna have more than returned to the destruction zone—they're thriving.

05/06/2020 By Allison Williams

Explainer

The Wolves of Washington Continue Their Comeback

A look at how the native predator has bounced back from near extinction.

09/24/2019 By Rosin Saez

Magical Mystery Tour

Would You Let Strangers Send You Anywhere in the World?

Local travel company Explorer X will build a custom mystery trip—one designed to transform your life.

08/20/2019 By Allison Williams

Bear With Us

Grizzlies Might Return to the Cascade Mountains

And for that we may have to thank…the Trump Administration?

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

The Columbia River

Where the Wild Things Are

A guide to the animals in and along the Columbia River.

07/24/2015 By Allison Williams

Passing Through

An Underwater Photography Exhibit Is Coming to Benaroya Hall

Underwater photogs David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes show off snapshots and war wounds.

02/02/2015 By Allison Williams

The North Cascades

The Great Outdoors: What the Wild Things Are

Keep an eye out for these critters on your next trip north.

08/01/2013 By Allison Williams