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Animal Corner — Scottish Highlander

If you've driven through our park, then you may have noticed a bull with a thick, shaggy orange coat. He is our Scottish Highlander, which is a breed of cattle from Scotland that lives very close to the Arctic Circle. Their coat is so thick and strong so they can live comfortably in the very cold, sometimes mountainous areas where they live. Because many Scottish Highlanders live on snowy mountains,…

Animal Corner — The Long-Eared Owl

  [caption id="attachment_2082" align="alignleft" width="142"] Photo Credit: Flickpicpete[/caption] We are back with this week's Missouri Owls blog! If you have been keeping up with these blogs, then now you know there is more to owl than hooting. You also know that there are several owl species in Missouri alone. Last week we discussed the Short-Eared Owl, and this week we take a look at its counterpart – the Long-Eared Owl!…

Animal Corner — The Short-Eared Owl

[caption id="attachment_2086" align="alignleft" width="277"] Photo Credit: Tupulak[/caption] This week, we continue our Missouri Owls blogs! While we hear owls often enough, especially at night, chances are we do not know much about them. We know they hoot and...that's it! We may not even realize that there are several different owl species in Missouri alone. Please join us in venturing beyond the hooting and learning more about the different owl species,…

Animal Corner — Timber Wolf

[caption id="attachment_1847" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: publicenergy[/caption] When some of you hear the name "Timber Wolf," you may think of a popular roller coaster at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City. As much fun as that ride may be, how much do you know about Timber Wolves the actual animals? Today, we're focusing on these amazing wolves, so by the end of this blog you should know plenty about them!…