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A High School Teacher Is Fired After A Student Records Him Drowning A Wild Opossum And Two Raccoons During Class

January 7th, 2019

It goes without saying that many people are sensitive to the killing of animals, and this is especially true when it comes to cute animals. Although wild animals like raccoons, opossums, rats and squirrels are considered nuisance animals due to their habit of causing problems within human populated areas, most people agree that such animals…

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Opossums Used To Celebrate the New Year in Georgia

January 4th, 2019

Everyone is familiar with the New Year’s tradition of watching the ball drop in Times Square in New York City at the stroke of midnight, after which you are supposed to kiss someone to bring in the new year. We humans have been celebrating the new year for at least 4,000 years according to historians.…

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Americans Were Once Encouraged To Exchange Gopher Scalps For Money In An Early Effort To Control Problematic Gopher Populations

December 27th, 2018

Pocket gophers, or simply gophers, as they are usually called, are widespread pests in the United States. Gophers belong to the Geomyidae family and there exists 35 documented species in North and South America. Gophers are major pests to agricultural crops, home gardens, particular landscapes, and forest regeneration efforts. Gophers also burrow beneath homes and…

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Numerous Bats Are Killed Daily By Wind Turbines

December 26th, 2018

It is a good thing that politicians in the state of Texas have embraced alternative power sources, like wind turbines, even if it means that a few bats will die. Most people are probably unaware of the unfortunate association between bats and wind turbines. To put it simply, bats are flying into wind turbines and…

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A Grey Fox That Bit A Young Boy Later Tested Positive For Rabies

December 7th, 2018

Grey foxes are abundant in most areas of the United States as well as southern Canada and Mexico. Grey foxes are often found inhabiting rocky canyons and ridges, but they are also prevalent within dry grassland regions and areas of open desert. Interestingly, the grey fox is the only member of the fox family that…

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State Wildlife Officials Captured Photos Of A Two Foot Tall Squirrel

December 4th, 2018

Humans are no strangers to squirrels, as human and squirrel habitats largely overlap. This means that just about every American has spotted wild squirrels more times than can be counted. So, if anyone claimed to have spotted a two foot tall squirrel in the wild, any American would certainly dismiss such a claim as pure…

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The Rare Hairless Raccoon That Resembled A Mythical Creature Has Died Despite Receiving Constant Medical Care

November 29th, 2018

There are many people who believe that undocumented and rarely seen creatures, like bigfoot and the Jersey devil, exist naturally in the wild despite a complete lack of documented evidence to support such a scenario. The natural tendency to entertain ridiculous and sensational ideas of this sort was well represented recently by the discovery of…

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A Facebook Video Showing Opossum Mistreatment By A Government Employee Triggered Demands For His Resignation

November 21st, 2018

Mistreating and abusing animals is almost universally decried behavior. This is especially true when it comes to abusing animals that are frequently encountered by humans. Of course, abusing one’s own pets is unforgivable and illegal, but abusing wild animals that are largely harmless to humans is also never a good way of making friends. Considering…

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Swimming Bats

November 20th, 2018

Bats are known for living in caves or under bridges, hanging upside down off of ceilings to sleep, and flying in giant groups at any unsuspecting person that happens to enter their domain and wake them up. You know the often used scene of bats flying in a giant group at people, getting caught in…

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Wildlife Control Experts

November 9th, 2018

Wildlife Control | Bug Busters USA It is not unusual for homeowners to find that a group of raccoons, skunks, possums or some other wild animal had gone through their garbage during the night. These wild animals take every precaution to make sure that they are not caught in the act, as they know that…

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