How Unique Fur And A Nomadic Nature Help Otters Survive In Winter

How Unique Fur And A Nomadic Nature Help Otters Survive In Winter by Beth Horn Broadcast 2.18 and 2.21.2020 Listen:   What happens to otters in winter when the lake is frozen, I wondered. Does the family stay together or disperse? Do otters have any special...

The Short-Tailed Weasel: Life Sped Up

The Short-Tailed Weasel: Life Sped Up By Carol Alette Broadcast 2.8.2015 and 12.17 & 12.20.2019 Listen:   While some animals get off comparatively easily in the winter by hibernating, or by gorging and then fasting, the short-tailed weasel has to hunt every...

A Fisher’s Guide To Preying On Porcupines

by Kelly Matthews Broadcast 9.10 and 9.13.2019 Listen:   My dog’s nose shoots high into the air as a cool breeze moves gently through his fur. He begins to filter through the familiar scents of the forest, recognizing a particularly enticing one. With wide eyes...