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Snowy Owl Chicks
Bubo scandiacus


Teshekpuk Lake, AK, USA




These baby snowy owls would freeze to death without a nest to block the wind. Instead, their parents hunt lemmings and stack dozens to form a nest wall, which quickly freezes and becomes a wind shelter.

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Kiliii Yuyan
NatGeo photographer, Arctic+Indigenous stories, Nanai+Chinese descent
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