Category Archives: Wildlife

Fruit Bat

Just in time for lunch.  Cute little critter, huh? Thought for the Day:  Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.                                        … Continue reading

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DP-1 Lift Off

I started this little science project with a Monarch larva (caterpillar) on August 11th, when  DP-1 was less than 1/4″ long.   It grew to over 1 1/2″ long before it pupated on August 29th. After ten days in the pupa stage, … Continue reading

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Many Faces

I see many faces in this shot.  I see a grumpy old man, I see a stone-faced poker player and I see a stern judge listening to the evidence.  I see a family patriarch or an elder adviser.  Maybe a … Continue reading

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Pupa

My current pet project is the butterfly larva I adopted a few weeks ago, named DP-1 (click here).  A couple days ago, after growing to approx. 1 1/2″ long, it climbed to the top of it’s new home, gallon jar, … Continue reading

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DP-1

About a week ago, my daughter gave me a Monarch caterpillar she found in my milkweed garden.  She has been raising Monarchs for 3-4 years so I thought I might give it a go. I started a journal and gave … Continue reading

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