Science

What’s In My Backyard?-Sutured Long-horned Beetle

What’s In My Backyard? Meet the Neighbors: Sutured Long-horned Beetle For the introduction to this series, see here. This bright red and black beetle loves to eat pollen. These beetles are easy to watch because they like to sit on big flat flowers and are slow-moving and not easily alarmed. They belong to the large …

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What’s In My Backyard?-American Lady Butterfly

What’s In My Backyard? Meet the Neighbors: American Lady Butterfly For the introduction to this series, see here. Meet the American Lady Butterfly. This butterfly looks like the closely related Painted Lady Butterfly. How do you tell them apart? The secret is to look at the outside of the wings. American Ladies have two large …

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What’s In My Backyard?-Endangered Species

What’s In My Backyard? Explore and Learn: endangered species For the introduction to this series, see here. When many people think of endangered species, they think about animals like Giant Pandas, Hawksbill Sea Turtles, and Bornean Orangutans. All three of these creatures are in danger of extinction. What many people do not know is that …

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