Tag Archive | Turkey Vultures

Solar Heating – The Natural Way to Keep Warm!

The polar vortex that plummeted temperatures here in Florida encouraged Anne and I to stay indoors. Humans adapt to the cold by seeking shelter, heating our homes and if we go outdoors, dressing in layers to retain heat. Wildlife have also adapted to winter’s challenges. Birds migrate to warm climates, mammals put on layers of fat […]

Nature’s Clean-up Crew

We would not be very happy if we lived with the stench of rotting carcasses of dead wildlife. Although many people find these birds repulsive, turkey vultures ensure that we live in a world devoid of nasty odors.  These vultures have a keen sense of smell and acute eyesight that enables these large birds to […]