Did you know there are flying squirrels in Cambridge? If you haven’t seen one, it’s probably because flying squirrels are nocturnal. If you have, it might be because the squirrel visits your bird feeder at night.
If you should happen to see a bold jumping spider inside your cellar or on your lawn furniture, let it be; it is shy and harmless, will most likely run or jump away if it detects you, and can help control insect pests.
Although hunters kill more than 20 million to 70 million mourning doves every year, they are prolific breeders. The United States still has more than 400 million of a bird once mistaken frequently for the now extinct passenger pigeon.