Government Takes Action Against Rabies, Distributing Rabies Vaccine Baits Across Western Toronto

In an effort to control and prevent the spread of rabies among wild animals, the government of Ontario will begin distributing rabies vaccine baits across Western Toronto. Distribution Areas In August, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will begin hand-dropping baits in selected cities and urban areas. Other than Toronto, they will also target[…]

Raccoon Scales Building

Raccoon Became an Instant Internet Star After Its Death-Defying Climb

Just recently, a raccoon has made it to the headlines of news and social media because of its death-defying stunt, climbing up a 25-storey tower in St. Paul Minnesota. The little critter’s misadventure started last Monday, June 11, 2018, when it was stranded over the ledge of Town Square building. Initial Help and Rescue Attempts[…]

Do Male Red Squirrels Kill Offspring When There Is Abundance of Food

Do Male Red Squirrels Kill Offspring When There Is Abundance of Food? Here’s What Studies Have Found

  In a recent study done by scientists from the University of Alberta, it was found that male red squirrels kill the baby of their male rivals in times when there is an abundance of food. The study was published in the Ecology journal and it is the first ever proof of the eccentric practice[…]

Be Careful of Sick Raccoons

Be Careful of Sick Raccoons: A Call for Awareness

A few recent incidents around the country have put sick raccoons in focus. But, rest assured those occurrences are not something to be alarmed about. Rather, they are incidents that call for awareness. In the recent years, there have been several occurrences of raccoon distemper in the country. However, one specific case triggered some locals[…]