Xplor: April/May 2013





This issue of Xplor features stories about turtles, crappie fishing, tree planting, and raising baby paddlefish.

You Discover

April and May are Goldilocks months — not too hot nor too cold. Wildflowers pop up, songbirds migrate, and fish finally find their appetites. Here are just a few things to discover.

Predator vs. Prey: Fawn vs. Coyote

The struggle to survive isn't always a fair fight. Here's what separates nature's winners from its losers.

How To: Plant a Tree

What's the best way to celebrate Arbor Day? Plant a tree!

The Sweet Shell of Success

Speed isn't everything. Missouri's turtles take life slowly in stride.

Fishing with Grandpa Charlie

Eryn and Lauren love to go fishing with their Grandpa Charlie. Tag along as they try to catch a tasty fish with a funny name — crappie.

Strange But True

Your guide to all the unusual, unique, and unbelieveable stuff that goes on in nature

This Issue's Staff

David Besenger
Les Fortenberry
Karen Hudson
Regina Knauer
Noppadol Paothong
Marci Porter
Mark Raithel
Laura Scheuler
Matt Seek
Tim Smith
David Stonner
Nichole LeClair Terrill
Stephanie Thurber
Cliff White

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