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As the autumn colors begin to emerge and the temperatures start to drop, many animals begin their preparations for the winter ahead. Each type of animal has its own strategy for surviving the cold winter months-bears hibernate, some birds fly south, and squirrels and chipmunks begin storing nuts and seeds for the long days ahead. Insects are no different; many hibernate in various developmental stages, but few are active all winter long.
That's where honey bees are different. Note that...
Let the Arboretum brighten up your day with a virtual or in-person tour of the Louise Muncie Roehm Greenhouse!
Fat Plants, Air Plants, and Carnivorous Plants, oh my! "Step onto my peristome," said the Pitcher Plant to the fly . . .
Built in 1997 as a reproduction of the original greenhouse, which was located in front of Wisner House, we use ...
August is upon us and with it brings not only the hum of Dog Day Cicadas (Tibicen canicularis), but fabulous summer flowers and the bugs who love them. The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) has kindly allowed me to use it as a model in many of the following shots.