Posts by Aaron Huelsman

The Mountain Lion’s Skull

The Mountain Lion’s Skull

Studying animal physiology can give us an immense appreciation for evolution and how ingeniously well some things work in the...

Of What Use is the Coyote’s Beautiful Coat?

Of What Use is the Coyote’s Beautiful Coat?

Scientists, particularly biologists, are constantly asking why something is the way that it is. Why does the coyote look the...

Wildlife Wednesdays: Mason Valley WMA

Wildlife Wednesdays: Mason Valley WMA

Nevada’s wildlife management areas (WMAs) are slices of natural land representative of the state’s native ecosystems, a series of 12...

What Does Bear Scat Look Like?

What Does Bear Scat Look Like?

As spring marches onward and black bears continue to emerge from their winter dens, now is a great time to...

The Bobcat Hunts at Twilight

The Bobcat Hunts at Twilight

Cats around the world are known for their stalking abilities and hunting prowess. Members of the cat family Felidae are...

Why’s This Badger Hanging Out With a Coyote?

Why’s This Badger Hanging Out With a Coyote?

No, this isn’t Photoshopped. A coyote and badger, usually competitors for similar prey that avoid each other, are indeed peacefully...

Barriers to Mountain Lion Movement

Barriers to Mountain Lion Movement

The field of movement ecology, particularly as it applies to mountain lions, is becoming critically important during a time of...

Friendly Fridays: Avoiding Rodenticides Saves Our Predators

Friendly Fridays: Avoiding Rodenticides Saves Our Predators

Rodenticides seem like an easy fix for those plagued by rat and mice infestations, but many people don’t know how...

Where Are Black Bears Found in Nevada?

Where Are Black Bears Found in Nevada?

As one of our four highlighted neighbors, black bears generate a lot of discussion and insight. But for all of...

Wildlife Wednesdays: Overton WMA

Wildlife Wednesdays: Overton WMA

Just an hour northeast of Las Vegas lies a patch of wilderness that’s a much more satisfying sight to some...

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