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A long video of relaxing frog calls at night

Looking for some relaxing nature sounds? The audio in this video was recorded next to a pond in northeast Ohio on a warm summer night. Bullfrog and Green Frog calls dominate the sound, but you can also hear the distant … Continue reading

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A buck jogs past me in my neighborhood.

A male whitetail deer jogged right by me while I was standing in my driveway in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Apparently, two does ran by just a minute or two earlier, but I didn’t see them. This buck was in hot … Continue reading

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Green frog shedding skin and eating it

This video shows a young Green Frog (scientific name Rana clamitans or Lithobates clamitans) shedding its skin and eating it. The frog repeats the same cycle of behavior. First, it rotates its hind limb, then it rotates its front limb, … Continue reading

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Zombie Cicadas and the end of Brood V

A look back on the 2016 Brood V Cicada emergence in northeast Ohio. Includes photos and video of “zombie cicadas”! Continue reading

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Rain Posture in Yellow Garden Spider

Photos and video show how a yellow garden spider changes its behavior in a heavy rain. The spider hangs from its web using its back legs, so it is perpendicular to the ground. This might make the body less of a “target” for raindrops. Continue reading

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