The House Centipede Is Your Terrifying Best Friend
In the closet, in the hallway, in the shower, in the sink, where is the house centipede now as it stalks its pest prey?
Snapping Turtles Make Treacherous Journeys from Their Watery Homes
Snapping turtles spend almost their entire lives in the murky depths. It is only on land for nesting season that they take the ultimate risk.
Peregrines Nest at Perilous Heights
Peregrines thrive in the city not only because of its variety of dizzying perches but also due to its constant smorgasbord of their favorite food.
Possum Romance Season
The brief life of a possum is one lived largely alone, until it hears the soft clicking of an enchanting mate.
Squirrels Are Inadvertent Arborists
Eastern gray squirrels have a whole constellation of hidden sustenance that they will recover by scent or memory.
Ducks Arrive In Fantastic Feathers
Ducks are not like the rest of birds.
Yip-Howls Pierce the Night
For the next few weeks, coyotes will be particularly vocal—keeping track of their family members and warning off interlopers.
Wasps Feed On the Last Dregs of Summer
Suffer them to eat your crumbs, for these are the last hours of their fleeting days.
Our Shores Awash In Brine
Salt water meets fresh and their clenching embrace thrusts the saline line of the Hudson up and down from the Battery to Poughkeepsie.
Beaches Are Strewn with Scraps from a Ravenous Feast
Witness the detritus of one of the city's most voracious predators, the moon snail.