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What are Bears Doing in The Fall?

What are Bears Doing in The Fall?

Depending on where you live, the weather is starting to get chillier and the urge to stay in bed longer in the morning is stronger. There really isn’t anything more painful than leaving the perfect warmth of bed and diving feet first into a freezing house.
by OBDKon October 15, 2020
Arctic wolf

Exploring the Arctic Wolf

The Arctic wolf (Canis lupus arctos), also known as the white wolf or polar wolf, is a subspecies of grey wolf native to Canada's Queen Elizabeth Islands. It is a medium-sized subspecies, distinguished from the northwestern wolf by its smaller size, its whiter colouration, its narrower head and larger carnassial.
by Chris Andersonon October 03, 2020
Meet the Tiniest Owl in the World - The Elf Owl

Meet the Tiniest Owl in the World - The Elf Owl

Native to the American Southwest, Elf Owls are slightly larger than a soda can, but that doesn't stop them from being determined predators.

Source: Audubon Field Guide

by Chris Andersonon October 01, 2020
Where does the term

Where does the term "lone wolf" come from?

When you think of someone who is a “lone wolf”, what do you think of? Someone who carves their own path in a new and creative way? Someone who commits a crime on their own? Someone who doesn’t want to socialize with others and lives on the outside? 

by Chris Andersonon September 30, 2020
common barn owl

At your next happy hour, be sure to thank barn owls!

Barn owls are great at pest control for anyone who works in agriculture. They take care of rodent populations that damage plants by eating the bark or the roots. But, specifically, what are some of the crops they protect?  

by Chris Andersonon September 30, 2020