1 minute and 6 seconds

1 minute and 6 seconds

As I walked along I noticed a beetle at a Gracie poop. Certainly I could spare a minute to watch it. Well, a minute and six seconds worth of video. The Weirdest Eyes in The Animal Kingdom See a World We Can’t Imagine Accidental Slingshot Wound to a Tree Reveals Unexpected Ant Behavior This Wonder…

Gaura mollis

Gaura mollis

The Lizardtail is such a nice plant. It has a wet-like feel to it. It is one of the host plants for a White Lined Sphinx moth. I have not seen one on it this year, but I’m still watching for them. The plant can get six feet or so tall. With all the rain…

Cool Beetle

Cool Beetle

A few years ago while out surveying on the grasslands, I came across this cool beetle. I thought it was a moth, but Suzanne who was with me, knew that it was a beetle. It does not look like the typical beetle. There are always new things to learn! Articles: The Alchemists Had It Right?…

Brown-eyed Susan

Brown-eyed Susan

What a beautiful flower that is going strong right now. The color is spectacular! The critters that visit them are cool too! So many creatures use the Brown-eyed Susans. And all of the above was found just today! In a Remote Amazon Region, Study Shows Indigenous Peoples Have Practiced Forest Conservation for Millennia Keep looking!

Two cats and a dog

Two cats and a dog

Yesterday was such a cool morning! I just had to go for a hike at the grasslands. It was perfect weather. Articles: Smelling in Stereo: The Real Reason Snakes Have Flicking, Forked Tongues Smaller Bodies, Longer Wings, Earlier Migrations: Untangling the Multiple Impacts of Climate Warming on Birds Two cats and Gracie! What fun! Keep…

On the Bois D’arc

On the Bois D’arc

We have this one particular Bois D’arc tree that just seems to attract the bugs. Every year I find lots of butterflies and other insects on it. The other Bois D’arc trees do not seem to have the same attraction. Juneteenth in Galveston – General Order No. 3 by Union Troops Marked the Official End…

Two goals

Two goals

Yesterday was a grasslands day. I had two goals: find two plants. The first plant (a grass), I had hoped that it would be up and blooming. The second one was a plant that I had not had on my radar before. This was a native plant that a botanist from Missouri wanted a cutting….