Category: Animals

Signs of Spring

So many signs of spring. Have you been to the park this week? Look out for Trout Lily near the pond, Skunk Cabbage near the stream that runs under the footbridge near along the Birding Trail and don’t forget to…

Frog vs. Toad

Can you tell the difference between a FROG and a TOAD? There are 3 differences a casual nature observer can figure out. 1) Frogs skin is usually smoother and shinier but can occasionally have bumps. They like to live near…

Cat – Not Cat

The photo with the black background shows a Fisher (Pekania pennanti) which is a wild animal and is NOT a pet. (Pic by Paul Fusco/CT DEEP) The other photo is a domesticated cat (Felis catus), the late Prince Caspian who…