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Assistant Animal Keeper

One Friday morning, while I was cleaning the deer and turkey pasture, I had a little helper. The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) doe in these pictures is a doe who was raised by a wildlife rehabilitator, an individual who has gone through education and training…

New ohhhhh-possum!

It’s a lovely day out today, come on out and enjoy the sun! Today we are introducing a new opossum to the outdoor opossum exhibit. The new opossum is a young male that a rehabilitator raised because he was an orphan. He was put out…

Turkey struttin’

At the turkey pardoning a couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to experience the event from the other side of the fence. Another keeper and I tended to the turkeys before they went out to receive their pardoning from Mayor McKinley L. Price…

Whooo are you? Hoo, Hoo, hoo, hoo?

Whoooo, are you? Hoo Hoo, hoo, hoo? The other night I was out in the woods and I heard a faint hoo, hooo….hoooo! I listened for awhile and I heard an answering hooo, hooo!  This is the time of year when Great Horned owls start…

Zoom-a-zoom and hippity hop!

All during the month of October, The Living Museum has been having a walk-a-thon to assist with flood relief efforts since the big flood that came through and produced much damage in August.  This Saturday, October 27, there is going to be an event called…

The Ultimate in Star-Power

Oct 24, 2012 Did you have trouble with the radio in your car this past Monday?  Did the GPS in your phone suddenly go on the fritz?  If so, then you’ve experienced the power of the Sun. The Sun cracked off a wicked little flare…