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Thousands of people joined outdoors to count our feathered friends!

The perfect remedy for a dreary winter day? Imagine yourself kayaking this summer on Cape Cod! At Muddy Creek, paddlers have a brand new destination thanks to a restoration project that has re-opened a previously isolated tidal wetland, benefiting both people and the environment.

Ivette represented the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at ¡Fiesta Latina!, an annual event at the Yale Peabody Museum that celebrates Hispanic culture. The visitors loved learning about the animal pelts, tracks, and scat. It was a rare opportunity for many of them to feel the pelts of local CT wildlife. They also enjoyed learning the Spanish name of each animal (beaver-castor, fox-zorro, coyote-coyote, skunk-zorrillo, and raccoon-mapache).