| Story by Meghan McMahon |
Some animals spark joy and delight, others are so ordinary that we barely pay them any attention. One uniting fact about animals, though, is that they all are vital to the healthy habitats and ecosystems all around us.
That fact — the concept that every creature plays an important role in the natural world — may make it easier to appreciate, or at least tolerate, all animals big and small. And with that in mind, here’s some fun facts and related information to help you appreciate the more common and ordinary animals that populate Will County.