The MBTA reports delays on the Riverside Line due to an injured owl caught between the tracks at Brookline Hills, but that a worker safely removed Hooty and handed him over to the town's animal control officer.
Derek Lessing spotted some snow-covered witch hazel on West Newton Street in the South End today.
From a safe place (for now), Jodi Solomon reports on a Jamaica Plain street held hostage: Read more.
Hunters looking to bag some ducks may be breaking state law by having people drive boats at the large number of ducks congregating in Boston Harbor, making them fly away in a panic - and become easier targets. Read more.
Brittney Moon reports that the terror tom who had been going after students, teachers and parents for two weeks at the Haley School in Roslindale has a new home this morning: the Myles Standish Forest in Plymouth. Moon says that a sergeant from state Environmental Police managed to capture the angry walking party platter for transport way down the coast, far away from American Legion Highway.
Students at the Haley School on American Legion Highway in Roslindale hesitate before they leave in the afternoon these days - because they know an angry turkey is probably waiting for them on the other side of the doors. Read more.
In 2018, turkeys and coyotes continued their colonization of the land formerly known as the city of Boston. But they were joined by frisky foxes, sassy seals and even a wild whale - and one lobster, liberated from a tank at a West Roxbury supermarket and returned to the sea. Here are some of the animal highlights of the year: Read more.
Paul Friedmann of Roslindale found a pair of salamanders yesterday under a planter he was moving.
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