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Flying Dragons?

Flying Dragons?

Common Blue Damselfly. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. “What is that fluttering bug?” Kimberly asked.“That's a damselfly,” I answered. “Let's follow it to see if it will land in the sun. They are iridescent...

The Little Jewel in Our Yard

The Little Jewel in Our Yard

Juvenile Rufous Hummingbird. Photo © Mikaela Innes. A sharp peep sounded in my ears. What was that? I wondered, as I hurried into the kitchen to investigate.At the kitchen window, my two younger...

Covers, July 2022

Covers, July 2022

Green and black poison dart frog. Photo © Dreamstime.com. Photo © Randy Bottcher

The Big Catch

The Big Catch

Great Blue Heron eating Northern Pike. Photo © Lelund Shaum. The morning was beautiful as Mr. Heron made his merry way to the swamp called “Shining Waters.” He was hoping to satisfy his growling...

When Lions Attack

When Lions Attack

Thompson's Gazelles. Photo © Dreamstime.com. The dry tawny-colored grass twitched ever so slightly. It had barely moved, but it caught the ever-watchful eye of a mother gazelle. Her head jerked up,...