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October 2016 iNaturalist Vermont Photo-observation of the Month

Congratulations to Daron Tansley for winning the October  2016 iNaturalist Vermont photo-observation of the month contest. His image of a Red Fox hunting small mammals was the most popular photo-observation as measured by clicked 'favs'.

A Red Fox hunting small mammals. © Daron Tansley

Red Fox are found all over the world — in North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa — and call a wide range of habitats their home. They are omnivorous, feeding on small mammals, birds, woodchucks, insects, eggs, carrion (dead animals) and also fruits and berries. But they primarily feed on ...more ↓

Posted on November 04, 2016 07:05 AM by kpmcfarland kpmcfarland | 2 comments | Leave a comment
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It started with a simple question. How many species occur in Vermont? You’d think we’d know this for a small state steeped in a rich tradition of naturalists dating back to Zadock Thompson and his seminal 1842 work on the natural history of Vermont. But, the simple answer was, no one really knew.

We do know how many species there are of some of the popular taxonomic groups like birds ...more ↓

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