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Skunks: Striped or Spotted? But All Stinky
Posted by Stephanie Schuttler on December 2, 2016

The word “skunk” evokes a specific image to come to mind. Did you imagine a cat-sized animal with black and white stripes and the capacity to produce an infamous odor? Depending on where you are from, you may have pictured a more or less stripe-y...

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Welcome Wildlife to Your Sustainable Yard
Posted by Arielle Parsons on November 30, 2016

Do you try and live a sustainable lifestyle?  Do you like to welcome wildlife to your yard?  Some of the things that make your lifestyle more sustainable may be benefitting your wildlife neighbors, making your yard more welcoming!

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Stuck in a Rut: White-tailed Deer Rut
Posted by Stephanie Schuttler on November 18, 2016

The phrase stuck in a rut describes a “blah” feeling we endure when our life is monotonous, unchanging and lacking in excitement. Summer is over, the days are getting shorter,  and you may be feeling like you’re stuck in a rut. Did you know that...

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Spring into Discovery with eMammal’s Teacher of the Year
Posted by Stephanie Schuttler on November 8, 2016

The Students Discover project partners researchers from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Kenan fellow teachers across the state in an unique collaboration to scale citizen science projects to teachers across the state, nation,...

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Bluff Mountain Raccoon Catches Prey
Posted by Liz Kalies on November 1, 2016

In sorting through our new camera trap data from Bluff Mountain, we found a Northern Raccoon chasing up a tree to go after its prey. With a familiar black mask and ringed tail, Raccoons are clever omnivores that are spending their days foraging...

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