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Looking for stag beetles I found instead...

Shipley glen is shrouded in mist as I make my start, for last night’s rains are already burning off under a sun beating to get through the lingering cloud. 1,076 more words



Recently I watched some very small mammals scuttling through the meadow grasses, easily running under the fallen stems. They were shrews—smaller than most mice. There are about ten species of shrews in Alaska (including three on different Bering Sea islands); three species are known from Southeast. 668 more words

Preliminary checklist and aspects of the ecology of small mammals at the University of Ghana Botanical Garden, Accra Plains, Ghana - JBES

Benjamin Y. Ofori, Reuben A. Garshon, Jones, K. Quartey, Daniel K. Attuquayefio

Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana… 291 more words


Unprecedented Arctic warmth in 2016 triggers massive decline in sea ice, snow

December 13, 2016A new NOAA-sponsored report shows that unprecedented warming air temperature in 2016 over the Arctic contributed to a record-breaking delay in the fall sea ice freeze-up, leading to extensive melting of Greenland ice sheet and land-based snow cover. 706 more words


Deer, Plants, and Itty Bitty Mammals

It’s November. In Wisconsin, that means that everyone is obsessed with one animal: white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). If you are not hitting them with your car, you are probably hunting them. 587 more words