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Their sight and sound might bring panic at a picnic, but our need for bees is crucial.
It’s a shame that little Miss Muffett was too frightened to meet the spider that sat down beside her. She would have discovered that spiders are exceptional creatures.
Why is it that when insects hit your windshield, they seem to hit right where you are looking? Who are these insects, and why are they out flying around?
In August, as children prepare to migrate back into the classroom, warblers must also get ready for a long journey.
Cicadas buzz in the still, stagnant air, and it’s been weeks since drops of moisture blessed your parched backyard.
The cricket’s song can recall the carefree summer days of childhood. But usually we reduce the chirping to background noise.
A tiny gray form about two inches long darts frantically along a rotting log, leaps off the end, and scurries beneath a thick carpet of moss.
It’s no accident that “ugh” rhymes with “slug.” Slimy, spineless creatures, slugs view their world through beady eyes on short tentacles that emerge from their fronts.
Brown recluse spiders occur in our area, but even where they are common, people don’t often find them.
Poison ivy! The name strikes fear in the hearts of many. But don’t let this plant keep you from enjoying the outdoors.
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