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Molten Metal Bug

This has got to be one of the strangest looking insects I have ever seen. It looks like it is made from molten metal. I don’t know if these were its baby bugs or not, but some of them had the same molten sheen. 47 more words


Bee's Knees

I do love me a sweet, fluffy bumblebee!

What it does with what it gathers is always a bit of a mystery to me, since the same bush was covered in honeybees doing the work of producing honey. 99 more words


Saturday Smile: Don't Bug Me

My McLain grandchildren, including, I dare to say, the ones in Vermont, are interested in bugs. Of course, Dagny would be at the top of the list, even going so far as purporting a desire to be an entymologist when she grows up. 345 more words


Phoebe and the Monarch

On a cold night in November, temperatures dipped below freezing and hundreds of monarchs fell from their places in the eucalyptus trees at Natural Bridges State Beach.  101 more words


Monarch Life Cycle

I resumed volunteering at Natural Bridges State Beach this morning, talking to visitors about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly at a milkweed exhibit at the visitor’s center entrance.  175 more words