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Happy Halloween!

Since October is Halloween month, we thought it’d be fun to take a look at some of the scarier animals in the world! The female black widow is famous for the trademark red hourglass marking on her abdomen. Once an insect is trapped in her web, she bites it quickly with her venom-filled fangs. This venom is filled with digestive enzymes, liquefying her insect corpse’s body. As deadly as she…

Animal Corner — California Kingsnakes

You have heard of California king beds -- now meet California Kingsnakes! These are nonvenomous found along the northern part of Mexico and western United States. They live in a large variety of places: forests, grasslands, marshes, farmlands, deserts, and even suburban neighborhoods, just to name a few. California Kingsnakes mostly live on the ground, but they have been known to climb shrubs and low tree branches. They earned their…