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Photo of a whitetail buck with 8-point antlers.

Antler development III-5

Photo of a whitetail buck with 8-point antlers.

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Antler growth as of July 10

Antler growth as of July 10

Looks like I have an 8-pointer

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Antler development on June 13

Antler growth June 13

Antler development on June 13

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These two maps show changes in antlerless permit availability.

Antlerless Permit Allocation Changes

These two maps show changes in firearms antlerless permit availability from the 2013-2014 hunting season to the 2014-2015 season.

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Antler growth as of June 9

Antlers on June 9

Antler growth as of June 9

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Photo of adult antlion with wings spread

Antlion Adult

Adult antlions look like fragile, drab damselflies, with an elongated body, four intricately veined wings mottled with browns and black, and clubbed or curved antennae about as long as the head and thorax.

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photo of adult antlion with wings folded

Antlion Adult (Wings Folded)

Adult antlions fly soon after their wings harden and are best looked for during calm, late-summer sunsets and evenings, as they flutter about seeking mates and good places to lay eggs. They also come to lights.

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image of Antlion Larva on rock

Antlion Larva

Antlions live just beneath small, conical pits they create in sandy or loose soil. There they wait quietly, ready to grab any ant or other insect unlucky enough to tumble down the sides.

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image of Antlion pits in ground

Antlion Pits

Antlions, also called doodlebugs, are most familiar in their immature stages, when they create pits in sand or dust in which to trap ants. The adults look something like drab damselflies.

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image of Aphids on plant

Aphids

Aphids are soft-bodied, plump, pear-shaped, and tiny. They suck plant juices. They have two tubelike projections on the hind end of the body, called cornicles, which aid in defense. Aphids are commonly green, yellow, or brown, but the color varies among the many, many species.

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