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Category Archives: Insects
June 26, 2013 There it was on Jessica’s shirt collar, and then it started slowly walking up her hair. It was a new-born meadowhawk dragonfly that had just hatched into an adult. We felt a very special connection between the … Continue reading
How is a Bug Different From a Beetle? To most people, insects are “bugs”. A naturalist knows that there are many types of insects and insect-like animals in the weeds or in a butterfly garden. How is a fly different … Continue reading
Monarchs are one of the few insects to migrate. The monarchs travel over 1700 miles to the Sierra Madre Mountains in Central Mexico. Its a Long Way to Mexico C G The monarchs left … Continue reading
La lombriz juan C Em F G El gusano juan tiene mucho que hacer. C Em F G Sus amigos en el bosque lo aman . C Em F G Mastica las hojas que caen sobre el suelo. C … Continue reading
Las Abejas, Las Avispas y Los Avispones El Abejorro – Bumblebee La Avispa de papel – Paper wasp La Avispa de chaqueta amarilla Yellow Jacket El … Continue reading
Earthworm Jack C Em F G Earthworm Jack has a lot to do C Em F G His friend in the forest love him too! C Em F D Chews the leaves that fall on the ground C Em F … Continue reading
Wooly bears are fuzzy caterpillars and tend to appear in great numbers when the weather gets warm in the fall. They are the caterpillar of a small white moth known as the Isabella Moth. Kids love to handle them because … Continue reading
There wasn’t a big going away party last week, but there should have been! The monarchs have left for their wintering grounds in Mexico. It was a rough summer for the monarchs, probably due to the lack of rain here. … Continue reading
Background Information: The old Farmer’s Almanac said that you could predict the harshness of a winter by observing the color patterns on wooly bear caterpillars. It was said that if the orange band in the center of the body is … Continue reading