June 30, 2014
WHICH WILL CUT DOWN ON PORCUPINE SIGHTINGS...:
Weasel-Like Predators Are Reclaiming Territory In The U.S. (Douglas Main, 06.30.2014 , National Geographic)
Earlier this month, a fisher was photographed in the Bronx, the first spotting of this weasel-like animal in New York City in modern times. This is in keeping with a general trend: After being exterminated from much of their native habitat throughout the Northeast, they are slowly spreading back into their old stomping grounds and have increased their geographic range more than two-fold in the last century, according to a study in Animal Conservation. The animals, "somewhere between a domesticated ferret and a wolverine" in size and attitude, are also getting bigger, the study noted.
Posted by Orrin Judd at June 30, 2014 7:59 PM
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