A grandfather’s lesson: Maine has room for all kinds of neighbors.
During World War II, thousands of German prisoners of war were held in internment camps across Maine. In the winter of 1945, three of them got away.
Hibernation is a marvel no matter the creature, but black bears do it best, managing to stay warm, strong, and healthy through months without food or activity. Oh, and their cubs are pretty cute, too.
An evening snowshoe across a frozen lake to see the northern lights turns into a fight for survival.