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Quiz: Are You Savvy About Snapping Turtles?




(Photo courtesy of Paul Dacko)

Snapping turtles are often feared for their bite, but there's more to these turtles than their powerful jaws.

See how much you know about these creatures on this quiz. Feel free to study up ahead of time with the help of our creature feature.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

Creature Feature: The Loud and Imposing Red-Tailed Hawk

8/16/2019

That hawk soaring overhead or perched atop a light pole is probably a red-tailed hawk. Learn more about these high-flying birds.

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Don't Feed Ducks and Geese Bread; You're Making Them Sick

8/15/2019

Next time you're at a local pond, resist the urge to feed the ducks and geese. They don't need our help, and we are actually making them sick.

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Five Fascinating Facts About the Monarch Super Generation

8/12/2019

The monarchs you see at this time of the year are truly special, part of a 'super generation' that's different than the previous three generations.

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