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Bizarre Blue Bug

“Is that a bug?” “No, it’s just a tiny piece of blue fuzz caught in the breeze.” “But it’s changing direction.” So went the conversation in my backyard the other …

Valentine’s Day: Weird Wildlife Mating Rituals

While they might not be giving roses and writing love poems, wildlife have some pretty fascinating–and sometimes downright bizarre–courtship and mating rituals of their own.You won’t find singles bars or …

5 Scary Wildlife Videos You Should Watch

Even though Halloween is over, it’s always a good time scare yourself and learn about fascinating species.  I figured I could tell you guys about some of the most fascinating …

Bye Bye Bugs

Spending time outdoors is one of the best parts of summer in most parts of this country. Camping, hiking and combing the beach are all wonders of summer time, but …

The Joy of Camping

What’s the best thing about camping? These days, I’d say it’s getting away from my car and my computer for a few days. When I was a kid, I would …

5 Wild Edible Foods

For most folks, dinner comes neatly packaged from the grocery store. But before it reaches the shelves, all of our food comes from the land in one way or another. And …

How to be an Organic Gardener

I recently moved into a new house, and I now have a glorious backyard that’s lush, green and full of (wild)life. I have never had a green thumb (though the …

10 Extraordinary Animal Tactics for Surviving the Cold

Whether they hibernate, have thick fur coats or take shelter, animals are masters of surviving the cold weather. Here are a number of interesting animals and the fascinating things they …

Humans and their Animal Phobias

Phobias are no joke. But they can be interesting. I tend to be an abnormal case simply because I like (and in some cases love) the animals that cause most …

Celebrating Endangered Species Day and Biodiversity

Excitement and anticipation filled the air. Despite the cool and dreary weather spirits were high and no amount of rain would ruin our day. People of all different ages and …

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