Critter Tales

Entries for August 2015

Eastern hellbenders new video stars

Eastern hellbenders new video stars

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Eastern hellbenders, slippery cold water salamanders that can grow more than 2 feet long, are one of the best known, yet least seen amphibians. That’s why it’s so unusual that a few of them have become new video stars. The videos became available following a Georgia Department of Natural Resources hellbender survey which canvassed a G... READ MORE

Wood stork colonies continue to grow

Wood stork colonies continue to grow

By Buckmasters Online

Once nearly gone from the swamps in the Southeast, the wood stork has been making a comeback as wetlands are preserved and managed. In Georgia, biologists surveying nesting colonies have seen a drop from the record-setting 2,932 nests documented in 2014, but an increase over the previous two years. Wildlife biologist Tim Keyes, wood stork survey le... READ MORE

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