The habitat of the wild turkey
By: Rex Trulove
At one time, there were a lot of wild turkeys in the US, spread over a lot of land. For various reasons, the numbers dwindled. However, they have been replanted in many places, including in some places where they were either non-existent or in small...
By: Amelia Emery
The wild turkey is one of the few birds native to North America that has become as big as an American icon as the bald eagle. It is also one of only two fowl species native to North America that was successfully domesticated and is...
The diet of the North American Mink
By: Suzanne S. Garner
The diet of the North American mink can be generally characterized by its scientific order Carnivora which it shares with the likes of wolves, lions and tigers. These animals are all carnivores which mean meat eating animals. Following the taxonomy, mink belong to the Mustelidae...
Habitat of the wild mink
By: Suzanne S. Garner
Mink are originally from North America but can be found throughout European countries as well. The wild American mink (Neovison vison) is not limited to the United States and can be found in Canada. The smaller European mink (Mustela lutreola) is very rare and considered...
By: Shannon Puentes
"Habitat of the Wild Mink" Many hikers and adventure seekers have accidentally stumbled across the path of a wild mink. The mink, whose name is derived from the Swedish word Maenk, is a small semi-aquatic animal that resides in a variety of wetlands. The wild...
The diet of the North American Mink
By: Brandy Smith - 652469
The North American Mink is not as soft-hearted when it comes to eating as the plush feeling of a Mink coat might lead you to think, they are very aggressive predators. The North American Mink is a solely carnivorous (meat-eater) animal, they mostly feast on...
The permanence of extinction
By: Christyl Rivers
Biodiversity is the key to having a sustainable planet. When an ecosystem is impacted negatively, a chain of extinctions can occur. Extinction is forever. Many life forms on earth, both plant and animal have evolved, lived and died, and become extinct. All dinosaurs are extinct...
By: Caryl Buckstein
In the city or in the country, coyotes roam throughout the United States, Canada and into Latin America. Only Hawaii is excluded from their range. Find them lurking from Washington state to Washington, D.C., from Vermont to Las Vegas. Coyotes are a wild dog...
Owl profiles: Western screech owl
By: Kaitlyn Shepanski
If you live in either of the Americas, there’s a good chance you’ve seen or heard a Screech Owl making its presence known. Their primary call and the one you’re most likely to have heard is an accelerating series of short whistles...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The life cycle of the pine beetle consists of four stages. These four stages include egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Most of the time, the pine beetle spends all of their life stages under the bark. There is one exception to this and it is...

 

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