Browsing: Mammals

Mammals House mouse peeking out of a group of yellow flowers.
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The most common mouse in the U.S., they’re seen as pests. But they’re beneficial as predators of insects and as food for other animals.

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In the U.S., there are three species of flower-eating bats, 44 species of insect-eating bats. Persistent myths give a false impression they’re dangerous.

Mammals Striped Skunk standing on ground with sparse vegetation.
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Skunks are known best as stinky roadkill, and good riddance. That’s too bad, because they’re beneficial, non-aggressive, and just want to be left alone.

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