Jef Taylor introduces us to the leopard slug, which he has loved since he first spotted one on Mission Hill years ago.
Capt. Nemo spotted a turkey strolling around the Academy Hill area in Brighton today, and wondered what it was doing there, instead of terrorizing people in Brookline.
Roving UHub photographer Alkali, meanwhile, spotted a hawk perched atop a light pole at the intersection of Huntington and South Huntington Avenues:
Wicked Local Brookline reports:
A Gardner Road resident called to report several turkeys were at her door.
"A nice day for turtles" at Jamaica Pond, DR reports.
Roving UHub photographer Nick McNulty reports a goose seems to have set up housekeeping in a large flowerpot by the Beth Israel parking lot.
Several eggs, actually. Jesse Haley gives us a bird's-eye view of the roof of WGBH in Brighton, newly furnished as a goose nursery.
Tom Majoch spotted one of the white fuzzlets today. Does that mean seven years good luck?
Eric the roving UHub photographer spotted this bird peckishly making the rounds of Central Square this morning.
Lauren photographs one of the bald eagles that have taken to roosting behind her house as they prepare a nest.
Jeremy spotted this turkey in the parking lot of the Fenway Tasty Burger today.
Mike Ball watched a couple of geese navigate the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Boylston Street this afternoon.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a skunk that waddled along both sides of Commercial Street by the bocce courts this morning.
Curt Nickisch phototographed this poor hawk unable to figure a way out of Alewife station around 7:30 p.m. The Animal Rescue League reports a happy ending to this tale:
Got word that the hawk was caught and moved outside.
The Coast Guard reports the crew of the Cutter Pendant was cutting channels through the ice off Quincy yesterday when all of a sudden a coyote ran in front of the ship.
JB Parrett walked along the Charles today.
A concerned citizen reports tonight:
Attention! Two ducks stranded across from Christian Science plaza There are two ducks taking shelter in the enclosed walk way. I don't know how long they've been there but I'm worried about their condition. I've called animal control but they aren't very helpful.
Arlington Police acknowledged yesterday the town is besieged by turkeys, who have taken to strutting about the place as if they own it:
As if the snow hasnâ€™t put enough of a wrench in the morning and afternoon commute it seems we have a flock of turkeys gathering on some of our busier streets. Now donâ€™t tell them I said this but they are... Read more