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Photo From You: Insect Identification
April 19, 2010 · 20 Comments

About two weeks ago one of our readers submitted a photo of an insect for us to identify. Erin Mills, our resident entomologist, figured out what it was and is ready to teach us all about a new moth. Photo Peter sent us to identify This photo comes to us all the way from right […]

Hummingbirds of the Night
November 11, 2008 · 8 Comments

A few nights ago I saw what I thought was a hummingbird – out way past its bedtime – whirring around the fragrant, long-tubed blooms of the Rangoon creeper in my back yard.  As I watched, several more of these curfew-breakers appeared, working the flowers all up and down the fence.  I soon realized that […]



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