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Check Out What Owls Eat!

Check Out What Owls Eat!

Owls eat a variety of prey. So when you dissect a pellet, you never know what you’ll discover! Let’s check out some information about some common prey owls eat. 
by OBDKon May 23, 2022
The American Mink Is An Invasive Species In Europe

The American Mink Is An Invasive Species In Europe

American Minks are carnivores that live in aquatic environments. Their dark brown fur (which has some white patches) is waterproof and they have webbed feet to help them navigate their habitats.
by OBDKon May 18, 2022
How Do Birds Handle The Rain?

How Do Birds Handle The Rain?

When it rains, what do birds do? What adaptations do they have that help them weather storms? Their feathers are water resistant, and thanks to an oil gland they have at the base of their tails, they’re able to spread the oil over their feathers to help keep them that way.

by OBDKon May 16, 2022
Why Can Marine Mammals Hold Their Breath So Long?

Why Can Marine Mammals Hold Their Breath So Long?

Marine mammals like whales or seals spend quite a lot of time underwater, even though they breathe oxygen as we do. How are they able to hold their breath for so long? 
by OBDKon May 11, 2022
Deep Dive: Bare-Legged Owls

Deep Dive: Bare-Legged Owls

Have you heard of the Bare-legged Owl? This owl has dark eyes and a whitish-brown face with distinct white eyebrows. Their fronts are lighter with dark spots while their backs are a darker brown with white spots. They do not have ear tufts like some other owls do.
by OBDKon May 09, 2022
How Do Carnivores and Herbivores Affect Their Environment?

How Do Carnivores and Herbivores Affect Their Environment?

Have you ever wondered what roles carnivores and herbivores play in their environment?
by OBDKon May 04, 2022
Deep Dive: Band-bellied Owls

Deep Dive: Band-bellied Owls

Band-bellied Owls are similar in appearance to Spectacled Owls (which you can read about here!) and are closely related to them but stand out by the distinctive stripes on their bellies.
by OBDKon May 02, 2022
There Are Seven Species of Raccoon in North America

There Are Seven Species of Raccoon in North America

Within North America, there are seven different species of raccoon. Raccoons are highly adaptable animals, which has allowed them to thrive in cities and suburbs. Normally, they’d prefer forests, wetlands, and other places that are situated close to water sources.
by OBDKon April 27, 2022
Check Out Cactus Wrens!

Check Out Cactus Wrens!

Get an up-close look at these birds in Alan Lacy’s Filming the Wild video, The Cactus Wren. He takes you along for the ride as he works on a project about the Sonoran Desert – catch the desert in springtime and get a look at a Cactus Wren nest, as well as a Cactus Wren with its prey! 
by OBDKon April 25, 2022
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