Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the National Audubon Society. You can read the original post here .  A young Red-Tailed Hawk perches near its new stomping grounds—the White House. Photo: DJ Patil Despite its manicured gardens and bruising security detail, the White House is wilder than you’d think. Over the centuries it has served as the temporary residence of not just every president since John Adams (the Clinton years were especially untamed) but also birds, racoons, and even a rogue fox. The latest visitor?  A juvenile Red-tailed Hawk . read more

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A Very Presidential Red-tailed Hawk

Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from the National Audubon Society. You can read the original post here .  A young Red-Tailed Hawk perches near its new stomping grounds—the White House. Photo: DJ Patil Despite its manicured gardens and bruising security detail, the White House is wilder than you’d think. Over the centuries it has served as the temporary residence of not just every president since John Adams (the Clinton years were especially untamed) but also birds, racoons, and even a rogue fox. The latest visitor?  A juvenile Red-tailed Hawk . read more

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A Very Presidential Red-tailed Hawk