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What Do Felids and Canids Have in Common?

What Do Felids and Canids Have in Common?

Do you have a favorite: dogs or cats? Most people have a definite favorite, and these animals have a lot of differences, but also some similarities. Read our blog post to learn some important characteristics these animals have. 
by OBDKon February 02, 2023
Deep Dive: Pileated Woodpecker

Deep Dive: Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpeckers are the largest woodpecker species in the United States. They stand 15-19 inches tall, which is about the size of a crow, and have a wingspan that can reach up to 30 inches.

  

by OBDKon January 30, 2023
Weekly Sherlock Bones Winner

Weekly Sherlock Bones Winner

Join Sherlock Bones and Sir Whetson & The Mysterious Missing Mouse, a free online game that puts your child on the trail of becoming a bone sleuth and solving the mystery of a barn owl’s last meal.

Congratulations, Gwendolyn! 

by OBDKon January 26, 2023
Giant Sea Bass Are Apex Predators

Giant Sea Bass Are Apex Predators

Giant Sea Bass play an important role in their ecosystems. They are critically endangered and are apex predators. They influence the rest of the food chain below them and help bring balance to their environment.
by OBDKon January 25, 2023
Deep Dive: Ivory-billed Woodpecker

Deep Dive: Ivory-billed Woodpecker

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker is black and white and has red feathers on its head. If you’re familiar with Woody Woodpecker, he is an Ivory-billed Woodpecker! 

  

by OBDKon January 23, 2023
The World's Largest Carnivores

The World's Largest Carnivores

Have you ever wondered what the largest carnivores are? Here are some of the biggest animals on land and in the sea. 

Where does this Giant Manta Ray fit size out?

 

by OBDKon January 18, 2023
Deep Dive: Red-headed Woodpeckers

Deep Dive: Red-headed Woodpeckers

Red-headed woodpeckers have very distinct markings. They’re also the only species of woodpecker whose head is completely red. They can be found in areas east of the Rocky Mountains. They stand just under 10 inches tall and have a wingspan of 14-17 inches.
by OBDKon January 16, 2023
Little Brown Bats Live in Colonies of Thousands

Little Brown Bats Live in Colonies of Thousands

Little Brown Bats are a bat species that can be found from Canada down to Central Mexico. Even though they’re called brown bats they can actually be red or golden colored. They’re very small animals, weighing less than an ounce.
by OBDKon January 11, 2023
Deep Dive: Acorn Woodpeckers

Deep Dive: Acorn Woodpeckers

Have you seen Acorn Woodpeckers? They are very interesting birds both in appearance and behavior. They have red, black, and white coloring on their feathers, and they feed on mainly acorns and will store them in caches for eating during the winter.
by OBDKon January 09, 2023
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