Monthly Archives: December 2022

Behind Blue Eyes

Did you know that reindeer are the only known mammal whose eyes change seasonally from golden in the summer to a wintry blue? Their eyes also become a thousand times more sensitive in winter, adapting to dim light in the … Continue reading

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Color Me Katydid!

A picture of a little katydid (Amblycorypha oblongifolia) crossed my time line the other day. Katydids, named after the sound of their chirp, can be distinguished from grasshoppers and crickets by their long back legs, very long antennae and rhomboid … Continue reading

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