Welcome to the NAU Wildlife Society Forum!
Where students, proffesionals and the public
can talk about the wildlife we all love!
Please e-mail for current meeting time
Meetings held on NAU campus, Bio. building room 419
Black-footed Ferret Spotlighting, Bird Banding, and more!
More info on the NAU TWS Website.
Click on the link at the bottom of this page.....
Now that it is beginning to warm up
the snakes will be coming out, so be careful
and watch where you step when out hiking!
"We are forever known by the tracks we leave"
Animal in the Spotlight:
The Key Deer, Odocoileus virginianus clavium
Status: Endangered in the U.S.
Threats: Habitat destruction,
These tiny animals also fall victim to dogs and cars,
and lose a significant number of fawns when
they fall into drainage ditches.
Did you know?: The Key Deer, is a subspecies
of the White-tailed Deer.
The population has risen from a possible low
of 25 animals in 1955 to about 250 to 300 today.
See you all at the next meeting!
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