Posts Categorized: Wildlife

Ocellate river stingray (captive), © Steven G. Johnson

The Other Kind of Stingray »

When we think of stingrays we often think of oceanic stingrays, shuffling our feet as we enter the water to avoid getting stung. But, did you know there is also an entire family of freshwater stingrays that are native to South American rivers?

Canada lynx, © Barbara Woodmansee

Lynx, Bunnies, and Beetles: A Tale from Colorado’s Rio Grande National Forest »

When we recently visited the Rio Grande National Forest in southern Colorado, researchers from the U.S. Forest Service shared that they had just discovered a den of lynx kittens. This excellent news is evidence that the secretive forest cats are continuing to make a living on this national forest, even though their habitat is radically changing in the Southern Rockies.