Coyotes

The coyote is a fascinating creature.  Not native to Ohio, coyotes originally called the open deserts and prairies of the West home.  However, being intelligent, adaptable animals, coyotes can make a home anywhere there is food, water, and shelter.  They began moving eastward as settlers cleared the forest for fields and pastures.  At the same…

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Little Brown Bats 02/09

The nocturnal little brown bat is one of Ohio’s 13 native bat species.  It is found in North America from the Alaskan and Canadian boreal forest south through most of the U.S. and into central Mexico.  Once the most common bat species in Ohio, it is now listed as endangered in the state and is…

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