Let’s Talk About Parks: Scary Animals

OCT 25, 2016
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Spotting an unexpected pair of tiny beady eyes glowing in the dark when you’re taking an after-dusk stroll near a wooded area can be scary. Even though you know those eyes belong to the generally harmless and skittish raccoon, the dark makes them seem more fearsome than they normally would be. Our city parks are full of creepy critters that play important roles in the health of our region’s green spaces and streams.  From slimy creatures found in stream beds, circling turkey vultures with keen senses of smell, to bats diving for insects in the moonlight, there are plenty of scary animals to be found in our region to put you in the Halloween spirit... Read the full article