Friday, December 2

Wildlife

Can coyotes climb fences or trees? Lets find out!

Can coyotes climb fences or trees? Lets find out!

Wildlife
Can coyotes climb fences or trees? Coyotes are a type of wild dog that generally don't climb trees. They are quite nimble and agile animals but not quite as nimble as some other tree climbers like monkeys. Cats find it quite easy to climb trees and fences as they can wrap the paws around and dig their claws into the tree or fence. Although Coyotes can climb trees the generally don't as its more difficult for them. If they did attempt to climb a tree, it wouldn't be the same reason that children would climb tress (For fun!). It will more likely because a food source they may have been hunting has climbed the tree and the coyote as tried to follow. More likely than not the coyote will choose to give up climbing the tree, unless it was a life or death matter. Larger cats will climb t...
What to do if you see a bobcat

What to do if you see a bobcat

Wildlife
One of my favourite reasons to go camping, is to take in the great views of the surrounding hills, mountains or wildlife. Of course depending on where you choose to go camping, you may encounter some wild animals, like potentially bobcats. The main focus on this article is understand what to do if you see a bobcat. Hopefully you wont ever encounter this, and most wild animals you may encounter will be of course very safe to be around, and are safe to watch from a distance. But there are some that are not so safe to be around, this could be for numerous reasons. Bobcat Almost all the best cats in the world, are very intimidating predators. There are approximately 40,000 bobcats spread around the USA, so the chances of you seeing one is unlikely but still definitely possible.  Wha...