Herd of Bisons Approaching Us at Yellowstone National Park
Herd of Bisons Approaching Us at Yellowstone National Park
Is that snake venomous? A guide to smaller reptiles slithering through Clay County
Alligators, manatees and sea turtles are among the Sunshine State’s most iconic species. However, Floridians have another less famous animal neighbor– snakes. North Florida is home to 45 of the state’s 46 native snake species, as well as one non-native breed, according to the University of Florida. While it may sound like a lot, most of the state’s slithery serpents aren’t so sinister. Only six are venomous, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission says these snakes play a “vital role” in protecting the local environment, and they even help humans by getting rid of pests.
A cute video of a girl with a baby wombat goes viral but there is an unseen danger not revealed in the video
Yahoo News Australia reports how a cute video that won the hearts of the online community is being criticized by a wildlife expert because it seems to gloss over and hide many "dangerous truths."
You're Invited to a Gala Event at The Franklin Park Zoo
(BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) Zoo New England is a private, non-profit organization that manages both the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Their mission is to "Inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education." Towards this goal, they will be hosting their annual Zootopia event, this June 10th!
2 Ingredient Recipe to Effectively Rid Yourself of Mice and Rats
This is some salt of the earth, old farmer’s knowledge that I’m thankful was passed along to me. My neighbor Burt let me in on a little secret on how to rid yourself of mice and rats. When you live on a homestead, it‘s pretty much a given that you will run into these nasty little rodents. It’s one of those animals that you just can’t help but dislike. They seem to go hand in hand with livestock and farming.
What’s that snake!? A guide to Forsyth County’s resident reptiles
(Forsyth County, GA) Every year when the warm weather rolls around again, social media sites are inundated by posts from frantic individuals asking “what is this snake?” Though many local snakes are not harmful and are even beneficial, it’s only natural to want to know which slithery species is hanging out on your porch, sneaking through your yard, or even lurking in your garage.
Two Critically Endangered Wolf Pups Born in Providence
(PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND) One of America's most beautiful native species is also one of its most critically endangered. Today, there are thought to be less than 20 Red Wolves living naturally in their native habitat of North Carolina. This makes Red Wolves the most endangered species of wolf on our planet. But that does not mean there is no hope for the continued existence of these majestic creatures.
Bald Eagle With Hook Stuck in Mouth Rescued in Florida
An animal hospital in Florida received a call about a nesting Bald Eagle in Cape Coral suffering from a fish hook stuck in its mouth. An Instagram video shared by the Crow Clinic on Saturday details the event while also seeking to educate the public about how to prevent other animals from going through similar experiences.
Unearthing the 98.50 Pound Monster Flathead Catfish Ever Caught in Texas
Introduction: Texas, renowned for its abundant fishing spots, offers a paradise for anglers seeking thrilling adventures. Among the diverse fish species found in the state, the flathead catfish stands out as a prized catch. While these impressive creatures typically range from 5 to 50 pounds, there have been exceptional instances of flathead catfish weighing close to 100 pounds. In this article, we delve into the fascinating story of the largest flathead catfish ever caught in Texas, showcasing the remarkable achievements of two skilled anglers and shedding light on the characteristics of these majestic fish.
How America Came Close to Raising Hippos to Combat Meat Shortage
In 1884, the Cotton States Exposition in New Orleans introduced North America to the captivating water hyacinth. With its enchanting purple flowers and glossy leaves, people hailed the plant as the future of ornamental gardening.
Don't Miss This Exciting Cape Cod Wildlife Experience
(CAPE COD, MASSACHUSETTS) From dense green forests to white sandy beaches, Massachusetts offers many opportunities to appreciate nature. However, towards the beginning of June each year comes a chance to witness one of the state's most fascinating natural phenomena. I am, of course, talking about the spawning of the horseshoe crabs.
Quick, Easy and Effective Homemade Fly Trap - Free To Make
This is an easy to make, do it yourself, effective homemade fly trap. You can easily make this trap with repurposed supplies you probably now have at your home. So no running to the store and no out of pocket expenses! This is a fantastic way to naturally control flies in and around your home. Best part - No toxic chemicals!
3 Easy Ways You Can Help This Local Wildlife Center
(WEYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS) The New England Wildlife Center is a grassroots, nonprofit wildlife hospital, and science education facility. It is an incredibly valuable resource to animals in Massachusetts as the only comprehensive wildlife hospital in the metro Boston area that can provide care for sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals. Since its opening over 30 years ago, the Center has treated more than 120,000 animals.
Buster The Bear Spotted in Plymouth! What Should You Do If You Encounter Him?
(PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS) Black bears are back in Massachusetts! And one young bear is currently making his celebrity debut all over Southern MA. Recently, the bear dubbed Buster has been spotted in Plymouth, harmlessly making his way through forests and yards in his quest for food. While many, this author included, may welcome the return of native bears to this area, others are not as excited.
8 Foot Alligator Attacks Dog in Martin County
Cover photo for illustrative purposes only.Photo byFlorida Fish and Wildlife | Flickr. The last thing one might expect while enjoying a day out with their pet is to be attacked by an alligator, but that was the case for a Florida woman and her Labrador Retriever according to a release from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
Florida Bears Are Showing Up in Unusual Places
This week, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) put out an alert to residents reminding them this is the time yearling and juvenile black bears begin leaving their mothers and set out to fend for themselves. These bears are between 1 ½ to 2 ½ years old.
12 Brilliant Ways To Repurpose Wood Ash Around The Home
Everyone loves a good bonfire in the summer. We have our outdoor fire pit going all summer long into the beginning of winter. Lots of s’mores, cookouts, and memories were made in that pit. It’s one of our favorite places to be, right up until the snow flies. Thanks to all our time spent outdoors and roasting marshmallows, we have an abundance of ash generated by our many fires.
A Young Adult Arrested And Two Teens Are Accused of Killing And Eating Town's Beloved Mother Swan
A young adult and two juveniles are charged for allegedly consuming the community's cherished mother swan and snatching her brood on Memorial Day in upstate New York. The three companions, who are aged 16, 17, and 18, told police they didn't know the swan, Faye, belonged to the town of Manlius and believed it to be a big duck. Eman Hassan, a Syracuse resident, has been identified as the 18-year-old. Grand larceny, criminal mischief, conspiracy, and criminal trespass are all felonies that have been brought against all three.
That's your yard? That bear is so cute! ❤️🐻❤️🐻#Colorado #wildlife
Florida Man Notices Door Open to Bathroom & Sees a Hissing Iguana 'Bathing in his Toilet.' 'That's All I Needed to See'
A man from Hollywood, Florida goes into his bathroom to find an unsettling situation. A hissing iguana with its mouth open is inside his toilet bowl and acting aggressively. The iguana eventually escapes but the mental image will haunt him for some time, reminding him to always check his toilet before sitting down.