Weekly Wrap-up: January 4 - January 11, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Just like many people, river otters love to fish! Otters will also eat crustaceans, mollusks, insects, oysters, shellfish, crabs, crayfish and rodents. https://t.co/tPAzpk1xKw— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) January 7, 2018
In the 1940s, whooping crane populations had dwindled to about 20 birds. Captive breeding programs, wetland restoration efforts and innovative partnerships have helped rebuild the population. https://t.co/jtFJVkCg6x— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) January 10, 2018
Nothing stands out quite like a cardinal on a gray day! Which birds have you spotted today? pic.twitter.com/xRv2fgplBS— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) January 6, 2018
Downy woodpeckers can often be attracted to backyards with suet or sunflower seeds. In the winter, they’re often spotted feeding with flocks of chickadees and nuthatches. pic.twitter.com/kI4jqRdSYa— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) January 8, 2018
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