Weekly Wrap-up: May 4 - 10, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Chickadees are a familiar site at bird feeders, but did you know that most of their spring, summer and fall diet is made up of insects, spiders and other animals? pic.twitter.com/V08cGKB7Pf— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 6, 2018
Red fox sleep outside in the open, only denning when they are raising young. As their kits get older, females spend more time out of the den, but usually near by. https://t.co/xmmV5b8tus— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 5, 2018
It's tick season! Remember to carefully check for ticks after spending time outside. Have you found any this spring? pic.twitter.com/YvOY42ZrtK— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 9, 2018
Common loons are returning to summer breeding grounds! Loons require large, clear lakes with lots of small fish to eat. Have you seen any lately? https://t.co/Oyich91RvI— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 7, 2018
Bobcats are about twice the size of a domestic cat, but smaller than their cousin, the lynx. Bobcats prey on a variety of animals, including rabbits, hares, rodents and even birds. https://t.co/IBIifjDctV— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) May 9, 2018