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Sunset casts a mysterious glow on the clouds in the sky.
The outdoors becomes a different world when the sun goes down. Learn more about the unusual adaptations of some of this area's nocturnal animals Oct. 25 and 26 at the free Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) program "Halloween: Strangest Things on the Glades" at MDC's Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center in Joplin.

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