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What Do Weasels Eat?

Weasels are primarily 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 become increasingly common as coyotes are more frequently found in urban areas. Coyotes are wild animals, and there have been approximately 350 …

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How does the Arctic Fox Survive?

Arctic foxes are unique in 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 bodies with …

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