Weekly Wrap-up: November 24 - November 30, 2017
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Belted kingfishers perch or hover above water looking for prey. They’ll stay year-round if open water is available. https://t.co/pfYqGeZbJw— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 24, 2017
Did you know that beavers use their tails as rudders while they swim? Tails are also used to slap the water and warn others of danger! pic.twitter.com/whoEPhiVdY— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 25, 2017
Red-tailed #hawks prefer to eat mammals, so you probably won’t see them in your backyard hunting birds from your feeder. Watch for them on fenceposts, street lights or soaring. https://t.co/HhtkDEEB7a— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 28, 2017
Monarch caterpillars aren’t the only animals that will eat milkweed. Sometimes even porcupines munch on young milkweed leaves! Learn more milkweed myths: https://t.co/yWrjV7XNly— USFWS Midwest Region (@USFWSMidwest) November 30, 2017