Have you heard of the Culpeo?

Have you heard of the Culpeo?

Have you heard of the Culpeo? It’s a species of canid that lives in South America. They are a reddish or tawny color, with white on their bellies and darker fur around their tails. Their fur color depends on where they live, as Culpeos that live in more northern areas are lighter than those that live further south.

Let’s Talk About Seals!

Let’s Talk About Seals!

Seals are carnivores that are in the Pinnipedia group – the word pinniped translates from Latin to mean “fin-footed”.1 This Pinnipedia group is divided into three groups:1&2 Odobenidae, which is made up of walruses Otariidae, which consists of fur seals and sea...

What’s the Largest Cat Within the U.S.?

What’s the Largest Cat Within the U.S.?

This carnivore is one of the largest cats in the world. They come in third place, right behind the tiger and lion. Within the United States, they take first place as the largest cat. Originally, their territory took up from the southern region of the United States down to the northern part of Argentina. However, they’ve lost more than half of their original territory since the late 19th century. Now they can be found mostly in Brazil, within the Amazon rainforest and the Pantanal.

Meet the jaguar.

Black-footed Ferret Conservation

Black-footed Ferret Conservation

Black-footed Ferrets are nocturnal and fossorial (living underground) members of the Mustelidae family. They are easily recognized by their black feet, black-tipped tails, and black masks on the face, while the rest of their body is a beige-white color. Black-footed Ferrets are the only species of ferret that’s native to North America.

They’re also one of the most endangered species in North America.

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Does your dog start to shake when you pull your coat on and grab your keys? Does he howl as soon as you turn the lock and head toward the car? If so, your dog may have separation anxiety. Separation anxiety is a problem that can make it difficult for you to do what you need to do on a daily basis. However, there are certain ways to tackle this problem. 

Piping Plovers Are Endangered

Piping Plovers Are Endangered

Piping Plovers are shorebirds that have struggled to increase their numbers due to a variety of threats to their habitat. Originally, they were almost hunted to extinction until 1918 with the creation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Although they made a brief recovery by the middle of the 1920s, their numbers fell again in the 40s because of development.