Exterminator Nick Castro found the massive stash of acorns after being called to a home with a worm problem. "Bird was a bit of a hoarder," he joked on social media.
A new study refutes the popular idea that a woodpecker's brain is cushioned from the violent impacts of pecking. It offers a different reason the birds avoid brain damage.
The U.S. military and conservation groups forged an unusual alliance to help save the red-cockaded woodpecker, but a Trump-era move to take it off the endangered list could threaten the bird.