One of our most common fish has an identity problem. The green sunfish lives in nearly all water. But it’s seldom called by its proper common name. Almost everyone calls this pugnacious sunfish a “black perch.”
Meet Bobwhite. Bobwhite is a popular fellow. In spring and summer across fields, fencerows and croplands, Bob whistles his name. He sounds cheerful, but Bobwhite’s life is often short and filled with hardship.
Flowers add grace and beauty to our lives, and produce seeds for the plant’s next generation. But early plants had no flowers. In fact, flowers developed as insects used plants and plants used insects.