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Wrestling Turkeys For Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! In recognition of the holiday, here is a video I took a few years ago at the University of Michigan’s E. S. George Reserve. It shows two male turkeys wrestling during the breeding season.

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Variation across North America: The Racers

Last week I posted pictures showing the differences in color pattern between Ringneck Snakes from New York vs. California. There are a number of other North American reptiles and amphibians that also show wonderful variation in color pattern, shape and … Continue reading

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Variation across North America: Ringneck Snake

Ringneck snakes are found across most of the United States, but vary greatly in size and color pattern. Continue reading

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Toad Tuesday 12: teeny tiny metamorphosed toad on a penny

A tiny American Toad that has recently transformed from a tadpole to a toadlet. Sitting next to a penny for scale.

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Toad Tuesday 6: Baby American Toads Under Mushroom

The orange mushroom caught my attention, then I realized that two small, recently metamorphosed American Toads were hunkered down nearby. And here the toads are!

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