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Category: Wildlife of the Week

Penny, the Press Robin

Many of us at Penn Press recently noticed that a family of robins has built a home in the front doorway of our building. Business & Economics Editor Erin Graham… READ MORE

Wildlife of the Week: Big-eared Bats

It’s hard to be neutral about the looks of this week’s featured animals, Rafinesque’s Big-eared Bat (pictured on the left) and Townsend’s Big-eared Bat (pictured below) . They are either … READ MORE

Wildlife of the Week: The Bald Eagle

It looks like good news for this week’s featured wildlife species, the Bald Eagle (Halieaeetus leucocephalus). This morning, the Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, flanked by an eagle named … READ MORE

Wildlife of the Week: The Roseate Tern

This week’s featured creature from John H. Rappole’s Wildlife of the Mid-Atlantic, the Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii), will occasionally grace the mid-Atlantic coastal states between May and July. This bird… READ MORE