Why do they “play ‘possum?” Do opossums get rabies? Do they hang by their tail? Are they dangerous? What about rabies?
Found across the U.S., maybe even in your yard. That’s a good thing! As bats go, the Big Brown Bat is, well, big. But, no need to fear.
Learn about beavers, how they live and the value of their dams in nature.
Answers to common questions about bats. Why do they hang upside down? Bats and rabies. Injured bats. Do bats form “flocks?” More.
Answers to common questions about the Red Fox. Is it okay to feed a fox? Foxes and rabies. Are pets safe? More.
How to rescue and care for an orphaned fawn. How to keep deer from eating plants. Deer deterrent recipe. Deer ticks. More.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control: Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2011, state by state.
Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the nervous system of mammals. It’s terrible and deadly. Fortunately, it’s rare, even among wildlife.
There are more than 60 species of opossums in the world, but only one in the U.S. A beneficial marsupial deserving of respect.