Tag: Wildlife

From the Wildlife File: a Happy Ending in Florida!

As you no doubt know, I’m a passionate environmentalist and advocate for wildlife. And because we’re in such dire straits right now as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, I was quite happy to get a bit of nature news in my… Continue Reading “From the Wildlife File: a Happy Ending in Florida!”

A word from Florida’s FWC with Spring on the way

Each year around this time, wildlife obey Nature’s directive to shift back into high gear. And each year, our Fish and Wildlife Commission here in the Sunshine State puts out info so the public can be “springtime savvy” as far as helping critters of… Continue Reading “A word from Florida’s FWC with Spring on the way”

Hungry Bears Are Everywhere!

It’s the time of the year when bears are all over in search of food. Here in Florida, black bears are quite common and it’s not at all unusual for us to find them foraging for food in areas where they’re not seen much… Continue Reading “Hungry Bears Are Everywhere!”

Co-existing with Wildlife

If you’re wondering how to co-exist with wildlife in a humane way, getting some tips from professionals would most certainly be a good thing. The information found on this site could be very helpful. Especially if you live in a rural area or even… Continue Reading “Co-existing with Wildlife”

National Wildlife Day is…

National Wildlife Day is… well, it’s complicated! September 4th has been the day to commemorate National Wildlife Day each year, having been established back in 2005 by animal behaviorist Colleen Paige. As you may know, there’s no shortage of days to celebrate a million… Continue Reading “National Wildlife Day is…”

From the vault for National Squirrel Appreciation Day

I’m thinkin’ not too many folks know that today is “National Squirrel Appreciation Day!” Yes, that’s for real! In honor of the occasion, here’s a piece I wrote quite a long time ago for my first (now dormant) blog site; I ran it here… Continue Reading “From the vault for National Squirrel Appreciation Day”

Teen camper wakes up… and discovers his head is inside bear’s mouth – The Washington Post

  Your friend and self-appointed camp counselor Bulldog Ben reminds you to keep food away from your site and at least 15′ off the ground. Most importantly: never, never allow a bear to place his jaws around your head while sleeping! No, I mean… Continue Reading “Teen camper wakes up… and discovers his head is inside bear’s mouth – The Washington Post”

Something Tells Me It’s All Happening at the Zoo

Bulldog really loves going to the Zoo. Pretty much any zoo. I’ve had annual passes to two zoos around here. That would be the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford and the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne. I love them both, can’t wait for the opening… Continue Reading “Something Tells Me It’s All Happening at the Zoo”