You May Be Tough, But You’re Not Tardigrade-Tough

Tardigrades by Michael K. Schwartz Broadcast 6.9 & 6.12.2020   Listen:   It’s early summer time in the Northern Rockies, a time for some bears to go into a hibernation-like state. Yes, you heard that right: bears that hibernate in the summer. What kind...

Why Do Red Crossbills Have Scissor-Like Bills?

Crossbill Evolution by Michael K. Schwartz Broadcast 6.2 & 6.5.2020   Listen:   As winter faded into spring and the last remnants of snow remained in shadowy patches atop higher peaks, I wandered into the Rattlesnake Wilderness, outside of Missoula,...