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Which Wild Animal Are You?




We all can display some wild tendencies every now and then, but if you were an animal walking through one of the District's preserves, which animal would you be?

Finding out is easy. Just answer these 10 questions.

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

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Dandy Dandelions: This 'Common Weed' has Many Benefits

5/22/2018

Each spring, homeowners declare war on dandelions, pulling out all the stops to keep America’s most hated weed out of their yards and gardens. But is it a war worth waging? Should we just leave these plants be?

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Squirrel 'Came in Like a Wrecking Ball,' Immediately Regretted It

5/19/2018

There's no shortage of videos featuring these furry little critters taking a spin on squirrel-proof feeders, but this one is particularly entertaining.

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Homer Glen Man Checks Pool, Finds 'Thousands' of Tadpoles

5/16/2018

We get our fair share of calls about wildlife, but right out of the gate it was clear this wasn't going to be the standard call.

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