Weekly Wrap-up: October 26 - November 1, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Mourning doves can eat up to 20% of their body weight in a day. They rely almost entirely on seeds for food. pic.twitter.com/LkAMZZIGkb— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) October 28, 2018
Snowshoe hares are starting to sport their winter coats! These hares will remain active all winter, blending in with their surroundings. pic.twitter.com/r8dJJQdXhf— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) October 30, 2018
Sometimes the stars (or moon) align, presenting the perfect opportunity. No exception here, Gordon Garcia captured this stunning photo of a great horned owl with the moon in the background! pic.twitter.com/Rloo0GIIsz— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) October 31, 2018
Sherburne #WildlifeRefuge in Minnesota is a hotspot for migrating sandhill cranes. Biologists estimate that about 9,000 cranes are there right now! After resting and feeding through early November, they’ll head farther south for the winter. pic.twitter.com/k7ChFkscZR— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) October 27, 2018