Month: January 2010

One Cold Turtle!

By Jason Beale, Manager, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center Most people have heard the term “cold-blooded”, but our perception of the word and how it applies to wildlife are often quite different.  The recent cold spell that kept furnaces working overtime brought out a surprise at Abbott’s Pond.  A Red-bellied Cooter (Pseudemys rubriventris) has been surface basking …

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Bald Eagles at DEEC

By John Harrod, Manager, DuPont Environmental Education Center For the last four days, we have seen several Bald Eagles here at the DuPont Environmental Education Center in Wilmington, including two adults and a 2-3 year old juvenile. The juvenile looks considerably different than the adults, and is primarily brown with white mottling and without the familiar white …

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