Recent studies show suburban neighborhoods can be ideal habitat for barred owls. Using transmitters, scientists found that populations increased faster in the suburban settings than in old growth forest.
I spotted this Barred Owl while hiking at Fort Chaffee here in Arkansas. Barred Owl Facts The Barred Owl is a large typical owl. It goes by many other names, including Eight Hooter, Rain Owl, Wood Owl, and Striped Owl, but is probably known best as the Hoot Owl.
Most frogs have a semi-aquatic lifestyle, but move easily on land by jumping or climbing.
When an insect becomes caught in the web and struggles, the spider is alerted by the vibrations. It rushes out to secure its prey, usually wrapping it in silk. A poison is injected into the victim, paralyzing it and converting the contents of its body to liquid. The spider returns later to insert its tube-like fangs and suck… Read More »