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Cemeteries are Alive… With Wildlife

Cemeteries are typically associated with death, but life abounds among the gravestones. As the growth of cities and farms across the United States has encroached on fields and woodlands, graveyards have become a refuge for some of the animals pushed out of those wild spaces. Seth Magle, who directs the Urban Wildlife Institute in Chicago, suspects that most of the species that are found in cities are probably also using cemeteries. “Red foxes, skunks, woodchucks, opossums,...

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