A Dead Raccoon and a hashtag! Failed Raccoon Control

Failed Raccoon Control! How a dead raccoon got a sidewalk memorial and a social media hashtag #DeadRaccoonTO A dead raccoon named as Conrad on Twitter may be gone, but certainly, the Raccoon won’t be forgotten, according to one tweet by  @jasonwagar. The animal was left on a Toronto sidewalk for 14 hours before Toronto’s animal […]

Three Bat Species at Risk

On February 22, 2012, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) sent the Minister of the Environment emergency assessments for three bat species at risk (Northern Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis), Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifugus) and Tri-colored Bat (Perimyotis subflavus)) threatened by white nose syndrome, a fungal pathogen that is severely impacting […]