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National Wildlife's Oct-Nov 2019 Issue cover

Read all the compelling stories in the new issue of National Wildlife!

  • Lisa Moore, Editorial Director
  • National Wildlife
  • Oct 01, 2019

Eating pussy willow in Alaska, a North American porcupine appears soft in the sun yet bears thousands of barbed quills that can spear potential predators.

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