Xplor: June/July 2014





This issue of Xplor features stories about dragonflies, freaky animals, and a biologist who wrangles turtles to learn more about their habits.

You Discover

School’s out, and the best way to beat summer boredom is to head outdoors.

How To: Make Yummy Trail Mix

Trail mix is the perfect snack to fuel your outdoor adventures.

Fast, Fierce, and Fluttery

Dragonflies aren’t dragons of course, but they’re just as awesome.

Freaks of Nature

Some of nature’s creatures are just plain... freaky.

Wild Jobs: Wetland Manager Vic Bogosian

Wetland manager Vic Bogosian has trapped more than 1,700 turtles at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area, and, he says that barely scratches the shell.

Strange But True

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

This Issue's Staff

Brett Dufur
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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