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skunks

What’s in your backyard: skunks and the scent of summer

The shy skunk in your backyard would really rather not spray you, according to David Wasmuth, in his column for "What's in Your Backyard."
turtles

Life under lockdown: tending to turtles

Ted and Lily Wright built an island for turtles in Edgemont Memorial Park, and are enjoying how life under lockdown is bringing them closer together.

Look: foxes take the field, while humans stay home

Here's something you did not use to see every day: foxes on Fortunato field.A fox mom and her five cubs took an after-dinner stroll.Have you seen any wildlife? Send your pics to culture@montclairlocal.news.________________________________________________________________________READ: WHAT’S...
hornet

Welcome to Montclair: hornets, murder, Montclair?

Murder hornets have reached North America. Will they reach Montclair, Kirsten D. Levingston wonders in her latest "Welcome to Montclair."
hawk

What’s in your backyard: a hawk fills the sky

In the debut of "What's in your backyard," Sanford Sorkin describes becoming a birder, and spotting the red-tailed and sharp-skinned hawk.
animal control

A salute to animal control officers

The work of Animal Control Officers is considered essential, and COVID-19 and the shutdown has made it even tougher, as they shift online.
shelter

COVID-19: Animal shelter seeks parents

Animals can be especially therapeutic now, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montclair Township Animal shelter seeks parents.
cat

Animal shelter cat rooms spruce up

Montclair Township Animal Shelter has had its cat rooms redecorated and spruced up, thanks to Rescue Rebuild and Greater Good.

Photos: Dr. Cameron’s retirement party

Dr. George L. Cameron, an icon to Montclair-area pet owners, entered into retirement from Cameron Animal Hospital after a half century with a party attended by well-wishers at Greenleaf Eclectic Cafe on Sunday evening,...
Pound Animal Welfare Society of Montclair

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Diamond

Diamond was surrendered to an inner city shelter, for no apparent reason other than maybe her age because she was too old to bear puppies anymore and the shelter believes she was used for...