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The Fascinating Biology of the Monarch Butterfly

Topical Tuesday – Nature The monarch butterfly is not only beautiful but is also a fascinating biological study. Consider the following Monarch facts: 1. It “tastes bad” to predators. 2. Because it tastes bad, it is mimicked by the Viceroy … Continue reading

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A Turtle on a Mission

Natural History Post of the Month – Snapping Turtle It has been an interesting summer on our little piece of Tennessee, at least with respect to reptiles. We have encountered several different lizards and snakes but yesterday was our first … Continue reading

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