Here are the top environmental links folks are Digging today:

• Flickr [photo]: "Leap of faith"

• The Telegraph: "Urban otters join foxes and squirrels in Britain's towns and cities"

• The Telegraph: "Crash in trash creates mountains of unwanted recyclables in US"

• The New York Times: "Getting Rid of Ticks Takes Time and Money"

• UPI: "Ginkgo tree birth control fails"

Russell McLendon ( @russmclendon ) writes about humans and other wildlife.