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37th Taste of the Islands Winners Announced


CROW has announced the winners of the 37th Taste of the Islands in a variety of categories including "Taste of the Taste" and the "People's Choice." more...

CROW Case of the Week: Bobcat #18-4142


The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is named for its short, bobbed tail. The fur of the medium-sized cat can be marked with spots or stripes of brown or black As one can tell by its scientific name, the bobcat is closely associated with the lynx. In fact, the two cousins are oftentimes confused for each other. There are differences. A lynx has longer ear tufts than a bobcat, while the bobcat looks a bit more like an overgrown house cat than say a lynx does. A lynx also has larger feet and longer legs than a bobcat, while a bobcat has a more varied diet. Bobcat tails have banding, while lynx tails are completely black at the tip. While the bobcat is adaptable to its habitat, the lynx is more likely to live in the colder climates and traverse through deeper snow due its longer legs. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Baby Opossums


The Virginia opossum is the continent’s only marsupial, an animal sporting a pouch, like a kangaroo or a koala. It has a triangular head and a long pointed snout with grayish fur all over except for its ears, tail and feet. In fact, while a possum doesn’t hibernate in winter, it often takes shelter during extremely cooler weather due to its risk of getting frostbite on those furless body parts. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Ruddy Turnstone (#18-4047)


The ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) is a short and stocky shorebird that has only one other relative tied to its surname, the black turnstone. Turnstones are so named due to their ability to overturn stones and similar items when searching for invertebrate prey. more...

Bank of the Islands Selling CROW's Taste of the Islands T-Shirts


Taste of the Islands shirts are now available for purchase at Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank located at the corner of Periwinkle Way and Casa Ybel Road. Show your support of the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) by wearing an official, limited-edition Taste of the Islands shirt. more...