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Reasons That Wolves Howl

Hearing a wolf howl is one of nature’s most incredible sounds, but you may not know the reasons behind it. In this article, we look at how wolves communicate with each other. Wolves howl to communicate with other wolves. Wolves howl to assemble pack members, protect their territory from other packs, and communicate their location …

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What Do Weasels Eat?

Weasels are mostly nocturnal, small carnivores living across North America. They live a solitary lifestyle and have a varied diet? Weasels are carnivores and will eat almost all animals they find. Weasels eat small mammals, insects, lizards, frogs, birds, and birds’ eggs. They are opportunistic and will store food for later. Weasels eat up to …

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What Sounds Do Raccoons Make?

Raccoons are charismatic animal species found in North America. You may not have realized you have heard them, but raccoons can make many different noises. Research shows that raccoons make more than 200 sounds, and each sound indicates a different function or activity. Raccoons make various vocal sounds, including a rasping scream, a harsh snarl or …

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Are Coyotes Dangerous to Humans?

With more and more coyotes venturing into urban and suburban areas, I have recently received quite a few emails about whether coyotes are dangerous to humans. Although attacks on people are rare, they are becoming increasingly common as coyotes are more frequently found in urban areas. Coyotes are wild animals, and there have been approximately …

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How does the Arctic Fox Survive?

Arctic foxes are unique in the way that they can adapt to cold environments. Arctic foxes survive in these conditions because of several adaptations. Arctic foxes have multilayered fur to insulate their bodies against the icy wind. The fur changes to white in the winter to help keep them safe from predators. They have round …

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