Un-natural North Country Wildlife [S-14-56]

Presenter:Roy Horst
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Stowell 211
Classes: 4 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Fri 2:00 PM 04/04, 04/11, 04/18, 04/25
Status: CLOSED

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In this course we will discuss the recent appearance of feral pigs and European wild boars in St. Lawrence County, as well as feral cats, feral dogs, and dog-coyote and wolf-coyote hybrids, and the possible reappearance of mountain lions and lynx in the North Country.

Roy Horst has spent most of his career studying natural and exotic wildlife in the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii, with special emphasis on bats and the introduced and destructive small Indian mongoose. The last two fall semesters he has talked about the mammals in our area, with only time enough to mention some “unexpected visitors.” This semester he is discussing this topic in more detail.

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