YBO Critter Tales
If you care about food, respect the humble bat
By David Rainer
Photo: Gray bats exit one of thousands of caves in Alabama to forage for insects during the night. – Photo Courtesy Steve Davis/ADNCR
One of the most maligned species in the animal kingdom is under scrutiny in Alabama, for good reaso... READ MORE
Banding elusive Saw-whet Owls
By Buckmasters Online
Some visitors to Indiana Dunes State Park will be burning the midnight oil in mid October when they come to observe the popular Saw-whet Owl banding project, now in its seventh year.
The banding project monitors long-term changes in Saw-wh... READ MORE
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 vid... READ MORE