College Football Traditions

Meet Mike the Tiger

A Louisiana State University veterinarian on what it takes to care for a mascot that’s also an endangered apex predator


When Jellyfish Attack

Warm water expands their range and brings them closer to shore. If you get stung, should you ask a friend to… well, you know?

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For the Love of Labs

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Good Dogs

A Day at a Dog Wash

One entrepreneur in Charleston, South Carolina, turns her love of dogs into a new business


The Secrets to Finding Shark Teeth

Tybee Island, Georgia author and avid shell-hunter Anna Marlis Burgard shares her know-how

Good Dog

Finding Juno

A sickly and unadoptable shelter dog helps mend a grieving owner’s broken heart


Meet the Most Interesting Shark in the Sea

Great whites may get all the notoriety, but lemon sharks are making a splash of their own at a Bahamian research facility

Land & Conservation

Where the Sharks Are

Closer than you might think, according to a Kentucky native’s research outfit that is leading the way on shark conservation


Shark Days at Little St. Simons

How a Georgia resort is working to help save sharks


Five Places to Experience Shark Week in the South

Learn more about the well-known predators at an event near you


Force of Nature: How Dr. Drew Lanham Is Changing Birding

The South Carolina ornithologist’s enthusiasm has brought the pursuit—and its connections to history and race—to a new audience


Gulf Showdown: Shark vs. Grouper

On a South Florida fishing excursion, one hungry, hungry grouper bit off more than he could chew


Call of the Quail

Few things top a great day in the field with good friends, fine bird dogs, and plenty of quail. A photographer captures the beauty and joy of a Southern tradition


Inside the Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Come summer, the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo brings thousands of entrants, decades of tradition, and varying degrees of piscatory prowess to Dauphin Island. Amid the million-dollar yachts and ten-dollar lawn chairs at the world’s largest fishing tournament, a writer and amateur angler wades into the frenzy of a Southern institution


Shotgun Marriage: Beretta’s New Over-Under

Old-world gunsmithing meets modern-day technology in the Italian company’s new SL3 over-under

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Following the Call of the Quail

Step into the field for a photographic ode to good times, great dogs, and the joy of a Southern quail hunt

Southern Women

Meet 86-Year-Old Rancher Minnie Lou Bradley

Determination, integrity, and an enduring love of the land keep this Texan at the top of her field

Southern Women

Madeline Jordan Is Enjoying The Ride

How the fourteen-year-old equestrian overcame a life-threatening accident and got back in the saddle


The Loneliest Peacock in Texas

Lookin’ for love at an Austin institution


Retreats on the Fly

Whether you want to stalk a stream or fold a pheasant, these five far-flung lodges are already among the country’s best outdoor escapes. Now Nicholas Air makes getting to them easier than ever