Skunks Of Ohio

Skunks Of Ohio

Facts and tips on trapping Skunks are one of the most prevalent animals that can be seen in various parts of the United States. The only skunk species that is native to Ohio is the striped skunk, perhaps the most recognizable of the species. The state has laws against...
Endangered Bats of Ohio

Endangered Bats of Ohio

Officials taking action to help protect them The Indiana Bat is one the many varieties of bat species that call Ohio home. They have been endangered since 1967 due to many different reasons. Human disturbance, disease and more urbanization have all caused bat numbers...
Squirrel Born Disease Detected in Ohio County

Squirrel Born Disease Detected in Ohio County

The disease that is passed from squirrels to mosquitos The disease known as encephalitis has been detected in an Ohio county last month. The disease is typically found in those under the age of 16. It is often contracted via a mosquito bite after the mosquito has fed...
Coyote Populations Increasing In Ohio Cities

Coyote Populations Increasing In Ohio Cities

Why you may be seeing more of the furry creatures Wildlife officials in Ohio are warning residents as there has been increased reports of coyotes sightings in and around cities. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued a statement saying the increase at this...
Rabid Raccoon In Ohio County

Rabid Raccoon In Ohio County

Police officer ran over animal with cruiser intentionally A police officer in Ohio was under investigation last month for an incident involving a possible rabid raccoon. A video emerged showing the officer running over the raccoon with his police cruiser...
Endangered Species In Ohio

Endangered Species In Ohio

Ohio Endangered Species Ohio has 122 species that are listed as endangered. One major cause of this is loss of quality habitat. The Nature Conservancy is working to protect, manage and restore areas across Ohio that will help bring these species back and help them...
Living With Urban Coyotes

Living With Urban Coyotes

Helping Wildlife – Coyotes Coyotes (Canis latrans) are found in all 88 counties of Ohio. They have shown a preference for making their homes in hilly farmland mixed with wooded areas, but have adapted to most every setting in the suburban and urban landscapes. The...
Orphaned Squirrels Need Nuts

Orphaned Squirrels Need Nuts

Helping Wildlife – Squirrels   Eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis), fox squirrels (Sciurus niger), red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), and Southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans) are all well-established inhabitants of Ohio. In central Ohio,...
Ohio State Reports On Vampire Bats

Ohio State Reports On Vampire Bats

Helping Wildlife – Bats   Bats are flying mammals and found in nearly every habitat throughout Ohio. In fact, most bats live near humans without ever being detected. There are 10 species of bats recorded in Ohio; the most commonly encountered species generally...
Coyotes: Are They In Your Area?

Coyotes: Are They In Your Area?

Basic Steps to Deter Coyotes First and foremost it is important to understand that human behavior is the key to keeping pets and people safe when it comes to all wildlife. Often even those captivated by wildlife unknowingly cause harm. Standing and starring at any...
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