Young Bucks Outdoors

How hydrologists solved the Devil’s Kettle disappearing waterfall mystery

How hydrologists solved the Devil’s Kettle disappearing waterfall mystery

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Devil’s Falls is one of the most unusual waterfalls to be found anywhere. The falls split in two at the top, and one fork flows down the Brule River, while the other empties into a cauldron and seemingly disappears. It was a geological mystery for the ages, an inexplicable puzzle as to why all the water from half a waterfall completely disappeared into a very ...

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Père David’s deer gene variants may ward off CWD

Père David’s deer gene variants may ward off CWD

By Buckmasters Online

It seems unlikely that an endangered Asian deer named for French priest and naturalist Armand David who first observed its existence, is the same deer species saved from extinction by a British duke, and the same deer species researchers have found has two gene variants with the potential to unlock part of the Chronic Wasting Disease mystery. The story of Père David...

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YBO Critter Tales

Please, don’t kidnap the wildlife babies!
Please, don’t kidnap the wildlife babies!

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: This newborn fawn is so new his mom hasn’t had time to hide him yet. April through September are busy months for wildlife moms and babies. Warm weather arrived and wooded areas and back yards are filled with newborns—deer... READ MORE


Birds are migrating, and you can help them arrive safely
Birds are migrating, and you can help them arrive safely

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Purple martins are among the earliest to arrive from their winter vacations. Photo courtesy Henry T. McLin. Twice a year, it’s a high-in-the-sky event as temperatures warm and vast movements of birds leave their winter vacation... READ MORE


February is for counting birds!
February is for counting birds!

By Buckmasters Online

It’s time to get ready for the 2022 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) Feb. 18 through Feb. 21—a fun and free way to spend the late days of winter and become a citizen scientist. Most importantly, it’s a way for novice and ... READ MORE


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