Weekly Wrap-up: November 23 - 29, 2018
Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.
Box turtles can survive for more than two days with almost 60% of their body water frozen! These amazing creatures are one of the only turtles that can survive when their body reaches temperatures below freezing. https://t.co/uNG7dKEH6H— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 25, 2018
Have you heard any great horned owls calling lately? Calls seem to peak after midnight. If you're up late listen for a loud, low-pitched ho-ho-hoo hoo hoo sound. pic.twitter.com/2Ls3v4u0lo— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 24, 2018
Red-tailed hawks are large, broad-winged birds with ruddy tails. You’ll likely see them soaring in wide, high circles over spent agricultural fields this time year. https://t.co/qWtT37hg1Y— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 24, 2018
Have you heard any pileated woodpeckers lately? In the fall when young are venturing off on their own, calls and drumming tend to increase as territories are established and defended! https://t.co/irVo8qeULx— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 26, 2018
#FantasticBeasts aren't just in movies. #IRL a short-eared owl will hover above fields listening for prey. After one fell swoop, they’ll emerge with their preferred meal - rodent! https://t.co/3dhz1uDsZf— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 25, 2018