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Tricks of Symbolic Halloween Critters

Meet some of these tricky Halloween-themed critters who have a few natural ruses of their own: Frogs For thousands of years frogs have been associated with folklore, sorcery, and wizardry. …

All Creatures, Great and Small

A National Wildlife Photo Contest Category Spotlight: Other Wildlife This category is hopping! And also slithering, flying, swimming, buzzing and spinning webs. While their furry, feathered and fuzzy friends in …

Spider webs glistening with dew

40 Spider Webs

Our last photo in the Garden for Wildlife “40 Garden Object” series – many spider webs glistening with dew – many more than 40, I’m sure.

Golden Poison Dart Frog

Pot O’ Gold: 11 Species You Might Find at the End of a Rainbow

This St. Patrick’s Day, let these golden species be your pot o’ gold. It’s much easier than tracking down rainbow and trying to find its end, and animals are better than riches. Well, almost. Golden Poison Dart …

Dew on a spider web

Photo of the Day: String of Pearls

Dew drops on a spider web Photo by Flickr member cchoc See more of cchoc’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature …

A female Townsend's big-eared bat, Corynorhinus townsendii.

13 Halloween Wildlife Myths – Debunked!

While you were out appreciating costumes and nighttime wildlife you may have wondered: Can owls turn their heads all the way around? Was that a bat I saw? Is the …

The Most Fascinating Things About Halloween’s Scariest Creatures

Halloween is full of little costumed spooks and goblins.  But it also has its own standard menagerie of “scary” creatures including bats, cats, spiders, ravens and crows.   Indeed, the imagery of …

Spider web in Oregon by Vincent Varnas

Spider-Man vs the Real Deal: Spider Powers

With Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse delighting audiences on the big screen, now is the perfect time to contemplate Peter Parker and . . . you know . . . spiders, a.k.a. …

Love Sucks, Bites, Claws and Decapitates

Flowers, sweets, bling and dressing up may woo some sweethearts, but a certain group of animals are preying for love this Valentine’s Day. You Look Good Enough to Eat For …

Wolf spider by Adam Fleishman

Should You Be Scared of These Three Creepy Creatures?

On Halloween, we take delight in things that are scary, gross us out, and make our skin crawl. These three animals may make you squirm, but you don’t need to …

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