Muskrat Caught in a Jam
Suzan Bellincampi
The animal was not at all on the fence about what needed to be done.
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Government Eyes Noman's to Reestablish Cottontail Rabbits
Sara Brown

The small, uninhabited island south of the Vineyard could play a key role in boosting the dwindling population of New England cottontail rabbits.

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Cold-Stunned Sea Turtle Relies on Familiar Vineyard Lifeline
Sara Brown
A Kemp’s ridley sea turtle found on Chappaquiddick is recovering at a New England Aquarium care center in Quincy.
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Vernal Pools Are Wetlands Wonder
Suzan Bellincampi
Though it is fall, it is a good time for wetland lovers to spring into action to protect vernal pools.
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Tracking the Elusive Black Racer Snake
Alex Elvin
Black racer snakes (Coluber constrictor) have been documented on the Vineyard as far back as the early 1800s, but little is known about the Island population. That could soon change.
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Spider Identification 101: The Eyes Have It
Suzan Bellincampi
With spiders, the eyes have it: the number and patterns of eyes can help determine the spider’s family group.
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Goslings to Calves, the Spring Baby Boom
Suzan Bellincampi
Animal babies run the gamut from cute to creepy.
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Hungry, Hungry Hares
Suzan Bellincampi
Rabbits use their teeth to make a clean cut and are able to eat plants up to 16 inches off the ground
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Entangled Seal Set Free in Aquinnah
Sara Brown
On Monday the stars aligned for a juvenile gray seal with a considerable amount of commercial fishing net wrapped around its neck and three natural resources officers called to its rescue.
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Fisher Cat Facts
Suzan Bellincampi
It isn’t always easy being a doubter. At Felix Neck, we receive reports of all types of wildlife sightings from the mundane to the unusual.
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