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Slippery Snake

Hickory wasn’t too excited about the animal we saw today.

Good thing this garter snake disappeared fast! Though not faster than Hickory!

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Kitties Behind the Screen

Okay, some might argue that my cats are culturally deprived — human culture, that is — as this is a house where television is not played. 116 more words

Animal Behavior

One of Nature's Mysteries to Solve

Hey there!

Bet many of you see these little yellow butterflies around.

Do you know what they’re called? Check in later!


The Clouded Sulphur is a common mid-sized butterfly, but not all yellow as this view makes you think. 115 more words

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Thirsty Thursday

To this old squirrel, dragonflies around the ponds are dragonflies. But for The Squirrel Nutwork, Nutmeg insisted I do a bit of looking into this huge one at the pond near us. 108 more words

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Silver Spotted Skipper

Hickory showed off a moth a few days ago. For comparison, here is a related insect, a skipper.

You can tell them from moths and butterflies because skippers have small ‘knobs’ on the tipsĀ of their antennae.

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