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Woodpeckers are fascinating birds, and an important part of the ecosystem. But they can cause problems for homeowners. Learn about woodpeckers and how to protect your property.
Many people may be surprised to learn there are moose living in Massachusetts. If you're lucky enough to see a moose, stay a respectful distance away to enjoy this magnificent animal.
Opossums are marsupials found in Massachusetts. They are known for “playing possum” when threatened, falling over and pretending to be dead for up to several hours.
White-tailed deer are common in Massachusetts and get their iconic name from the white underside of their tail, which they raise when alarmed.
The eastern coyote can be found through Massachusetts, except on the islands. This medium-sized predator can thrive in suburban, urban, and rural areas.