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  • Maligned because of a few of their vampire family members, bats are actually the good guys! Let them teach you life lessons about the benefits of good deeds, working with others, and achieving goals.

    3 Lessons Bats Can Teach Us About Life

    3 Lessons Bats Can Teach Us About Life

    by FlourishAnyway84

  • Food, shelter, and water are all equally important to birds, particularly during the freezing months. We chose to purchase a heated birdbath so that our backyard birds have the fresh water they need for hydration and bathing, without the need to fly great distances to find a source.

    Why Heated Birdbaths Are Important During the Freezing Winter Months

    Why Heated Birdbaths Are Important During the Freezing Winter Months

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney4

  • Wood ducks are some of the most beautiful waterfowl in the world, but they are not without their threats, having been almost wiped out in the early part of the 20th century. This article will explain all about these ducks and the threats they face.

    Colorful Wood Ducks and the Continuing Threats They Face

    Colorful Wood Ducks and the Continuing Threats They Face

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney4

  • Are you looking for a list of black and white animals? Here are 20 of the most recognizable black and white species. Learn about why their colors help them camouflage. Enjoy these stunning pictures as well.

    20 Black and White Animals: Names and Pictures

    20 Black and White Animals: Names and Pictures

    by Layne Holmes0

  • Do you want to work with wildlife? Have you thought about what kind of careers to pursue so that you can work with wildlife for a living? Here are some tips on how to get hands-on before having to commit to a career path.

    How to Work With Wildlife: Wildlife Rehabilitator Careers

    How to Work With Wildlife: Wildlife Rehabilitator Careers

    by Layne Holmes4

  • An article about black-footed ferrets, one of the most endangered species on the planet, and how they depend on prairie dogs as the sole providers of both their food and housing.

    Black-Footed Ferrets vs. Prairie Dogs

    Black-Footed Ferrets vs. Prairie Dogs

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney0

  • Bites, scratches or worse can happen when we don't approach an animal correctly. Even if we have seen them around or know them from a neighbor, there is a right way and a wrong way to approach an animal.

    How to Approach an Animal You Do Not Know

    How to Approach an Animal You Do Not Know

    by Cheryl Simonds7

  • This article teaches you 5 easy steps to help you care for an injured wild bird. Learn what you must do if you find one, how to catch it, how to stabilize it, and who to call for help.

    What to Do If You Find an Injured Wild Bird

    What to Do If You Find an Injured Wild Bird

    by Mrs. Menagerie45

  • For the amateur bird watcher: how to establish a friendly relationship with the crows in your neighborhood, how crows communicate, and what they like to eat.

    How to Make Friends With Crows

    How to Make Friends With Crows

    by Anna123

  • Who wouldn't want to own a pet crow? You could train it to sit on your shoulder and recite poetry! On the other hand, is it legal . . . and moral? Would a crow make a good pet?

    Crows as Pets: Is It Legal to Have a Pet Crow?

    Crows as Pets: Is It Legal to Have a Pet Crow?

    by Anna1

  • April is a big bird month in the Great Lakes region. The ubiquitous robins have been around since mid-March and are starting to feast on insects and worms emerging from the frozen earth. The next anticipated migratory bird to swoop in on the scene is the Baltimore oriole.

    How to Attract Orioles to Your Backyard

    How to Attract Orioles to Your Backyard

    by Mike Hardy4

  • Whether you are naming a wolf for a zoo exhibit, a wolf stuffed animal, or even a pet pooch that wishes to be a wolf, you will likely find a perfect, fierce name match on this list!

    300+ Wolf Names and Meanings

    300+ Wolf Names and Meanings

    by Tatiana41

  • Starlings have a very bad reputation, and with good reason. They are aggressive birds that have displaced our native songbirds by competing for nesting spots as well as food sources. But they also have their good points. Discover their talents as well as ways to keep them out of your bird feeders.

    Amazing Starlings:  The Good, the Bad, the Bold and the Beautiful

    Amazing Starlings: The Good, the Bad, the Bold and the Beautiful

    by Connie Smith20

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