Weekly Wrap-up: September 7 - 13, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Have you spotted any owls lately? Great horned owls are widespread across North America and can be found in a variety of habitats. Photo courtesy of Gordon Garcia. pic.twitter.com/H7HYQSpOqj— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 11, 2018
Check out this awesome sight! All three bald eagle chicks in this nest survived to fledge - an uncommon occurrence. Photo courtesy of Gordon Garcia. pic.twitter.com/9xjyEufmkF— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 7, 2018
Raccoons will often climb when they feel threatened. While you’re more likely to see them go up than come down, raccoons can climb down headfirst by rotating their back feet! https://t.co/p95A152Enw— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 9, 2018
Did you know that opossums can survive bites from venomous snakes including copperheads and rattlesnakes? They’ve shown an impressive resistance to venom! pic.twitter.com/0ZlSV4okmh— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 12, 2018
Northern flickers are on the move to southern reaches of their range. Watch for the yellow flash of their tail feathers along roadways, in wooded areas and on the edges of open fields. https://t.co/1qS5HPV2XA— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) September 8, 2018