Catie Leary

Catie Leary

Catie Leary writes and curates visual stories about science, animals, travel, the arts and anything else that reflects the enigmatic charm of the natural world.

She is also a freelance photographer who loves cats, science fiction, hiking and crafting.

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Time-lapse artist shines macro lens on contracting corals

Pumpkin the raccoon thinks she's a dog

What is an injurious species?

Art festival blankets Fort Smith in rainbow paint and recycled junk

It isn't easy being a red wolf

The whimsical land art of sand bubbler crabs

Why the biggest dinosaurs had the flashiest head gear

Why do leaves change color in autumn?

How to plan a solar eclipse party

Planning a wedding? Skip the flowers and get puppy bouquets instead

Why is the sky so blue in autumn?

Smithsonian museum captures all sides of the African-American story