Wildlife Matters

Did you know that a chipmunk can throw its voice? Or that Wisconsin has a venomous mammal? What about the answer to the question: can porcupines throw their quills?

Every Thursday on WXPR, the Masked Biologist answers questions just like these about living here in the Northwoods. You can send him your own questions on Facebook @TheMaskedBiologist.

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For the next installment of "Wildlife Matters" DNR wildlife biologist Jeremy Holtz tells us how a tale from "Little House On the Prairie" ties into today's search for the elusive large cat of the woods.

DNR biologist Jeremy Holtz. His program "Wildlife Matters" is heard each week.

Next we hear from DNR wildlife biologist Jeremy Holtz with his on-going series, "Wildlife Matters".  He says it's still unknown how our severe winter will affect turkey populations.

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Next on his commentary "Wildlife Matters" DNR biologist Jeremy Holtz says there are critters in the woods that can adapt to winter, just like humans.

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Today we debut a new feature: "Wildlife Matters" with DNR wildlife biologist Jeremy Holtz. The commentary looks at the animals that call the Northwoods home, and how we interact with them.

With the Olympics underway in Russia, Jeremy says  humans aren't the only ones who like to slalom.

DNR wildlife biologist Jeremy Holtz. Listen for his commentaries in upcoming weeks.

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