Wildlife In Residential Areas

1 decade 7 months 3 weeks ago Monday, October 01 2007 Oct 1, 2007 Monday, October 01, 2007 6:13:01 AM CDT October 01, 2007 in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - Wildlife experts say more wildlife than usual will be looking for food in residential yards this year. They are blaming a freeze in April and drought in August that have stifled the nut, fruit and seed production on many plants and trees. Homeowners in the Ozarks are being warned against leaving food outdoors because of the danger of luring hungry bears onto their property. In urban areas, residents could see a sharp increase in the number of mice that invade their homes. However, there is a bright note. For bird watchers, the lack of food in nature could mean a big increase in the number of birds that flock to feeders.

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