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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A mother raccoon and her young peer down from a tree July 20, 2019, in Cannon Beach, Ore.

Wildlife of the Week: Common Raccoon

MASON MARON July 22, 2022

The common raccoon is an animal familiar to many around the world. The species has become a component of global pop culture, from representing a Marvel superhero to rubbing its paws in a popular gif, these...

Watch out for this reptiles distinct tail rattle.

Wildlife of the Week: The Northern Pacific Rattlesnake

MASON MARON June 17, 2022

The Northern Pacific Rattlesnake is found throughout the dry, arid parts of the Pacific Northwest, including the Palouse. They range from Southwestern Canada to Northern Mexico, generally inhabiting...

A Yellow-Pine Chipmunk rests on a fallen pine, May 27, near Wenas, Wash.

Wildlife of the Week: Yellow-pine Chipmunk

MASON MARON June 10, 2022

The Yellow-pine Chipmunk is a small chipmunk species that can be found in Pullman's high-elevation pine forests, like Kamiak and Steptoe buttes, or at Paradise Ridge in Moscow. These chipmunks live...

The Black-billed Magpie is a member of the Corvidae family.

Wildlife of the Week: Black-billed Magpie

MASON MARON June 3, 2022

The Black-billed Magpie is a bird species familiar to any student attending classes at WSU. Placed alongside crows and ravens in the Corvidae family, these birds are incredibly intelligent. They also...

A Great Blue Heron patiently waits for fish while hunting in the middle of Paradise Creek, Nov. 13, 2021, in Pullman.

Wildlife of the Week: Great blue heron

MASON MARON January 27, 2022

Herons are a well-known icon of marshes and wetlands, but the many species of heron found worldwide are well-adapted to fit most habitats. Of those species, one of the most well-adapted is the great blue...

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