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Finally, a Squirrel Gets Its Own Baseball Card. Plus: Top 7 Rodents in Baseball History

2/2/2012 // By Max Greenberg

The new 2012 Topps Series 1 baseball card set features a single highlight from the St. Louis Cardinals’ incredible run to the World Series. It’s the only thing about the Cards’ season that was stranger than Kyle Lohse becoming a …

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Squirrel Appreciation Day: 5 Ways to Go Nuts

1/20/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day (#squirrelday) and this year, in honor of our tree-inclined friends I thought we could swap squirrel stories and memories.  I’ve been thinking a lot about how wildlife impact our daily life, and very few …

Meet Winkelhimer, the Painting Squirrel

1/18/2012 // By Anne Senft

An injured squirrel’s art helps other animals and people in need.

Family of red squirrels by Lori Deiter

Wildlife Inspiration: 5 Adorable Baby Animal Photos

1/3/2012 // By NWF

At National Wildlife Federation, we take seriously our mission to inspire Americans to protect wildlife. Sometimes that’s as simple as sharing the beauty of wild animal and wild places through photography. We hope these images — in the middle of …

Photo by Miles Grant

Important Wildlife Lesson: Baby Squirrels Unfamiliar with Pistachios

10/27/2011 // By Miles Grant

Add to the list of the great mysteries of nature: How can a baby squirrel understand a sunflower seed, but be stumped by a pistachio?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Bird Feeding

5/3/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

What kind of bird feeder should you get? Where should you put it? What seeds should you provide?

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The Amazing Lives of Leaping Wildlife

3/16/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

Staying with the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “wildlife that move us,” we are looking today at wildlife that engage in jumping, leaping and hopping or otherwise use bursts of energy to propel themselves into the air.  Of the many ways that …

Photo Credit: Flickr's Californian Em

Looking for An Excuse to Party? Here is a Squirrely One

1/18/2011 // By Mary Burnette

Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day on January 21, 2011 by giving these furry friends something to munch on as they scrounge for winter food sources.

In Search of Urban Critters

7/2/2008 // By Jane Kirkland

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature in our cities and you don’t have to be in …

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