Lyme Disease — is spread by infected ticks and is named after
Olde Lyme, Connecticut.
Nematodes — What are they? They’re the tiny white worms that
thrash and coil in the soil.
Slime Molds — What is that orange blob in the garden?
Spiders — How are spiders different from other animals?
Lichens — A symbiotic relationship: equal parts fungi and algae in one nifty, scaly splotch.
Turkey Vultures — Who’s on the air? A TV perhaps?
Grackles — Crafty grackles use a method called “anting” to soothe irritated skin.
Great Horned Owls — “Hoot owls” aka great horned owls, neither say “hoot” nor have horns.
Voles — Researchers have found that voles, often mistaken for mice, behave more like humans in some ways than their rodent cousins.
Tufted Titmouse — These “little songsters” have discovered that there really is safety in numbers – even if they’re from another flock.
Black-eyed Susans — grow abundantly throughout the United States.
Dogwood Wildflower — They also grow as shrubs and wildflowers.
A Protective Gesture — Defense instincts show up early in red-tailed hawks.
Duck Feet — Ducks floating calmly on a pond are the epitome of serenity.