Month: October 2016

Critter Corner No. 16

Critter Corner No. 16The Prairie KingsnakebyGeorge Sly Photo Courtesy of Missouri Dept. of ConservationMy earliest recollection of meeting a snake, one which I can identify to species, happened when I was just a youngster. Engaged in a lively outdoor game of hide and seek, I leaped over a roadside culvert and took shelter in the ditch…

Critter Corner No. 15

Critter Corner No. 15the Eastern MolebyGeorge SlyMost of the mammals which make Goose Pond FWA their home are secretive and seldom seen. The subject of this edition of Critter Corner is no exception. In fact, the Eastern Mole is made even more elusive by the nature of its fossorial (burrowing) behavior. Certainly we see the…