Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Stink on Stink Bugs

              OUTSIDE The Stink on Stink Bugs By Steve Roark TN Dept. Agriculture, Forestry Division   One reason I really enjoy living in the country is the opportunity to see nature up close: the … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day History

Groundhog Day is really another celebration of the birth of Christ, but few realize it because it has undergone many changes over the centuries.  February 2 used to be called Candlemas Day.  It was a feast commemorating when the Virgin … Continue reading

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Animal Groups

It’s a given that Humans work together as a society, and in nature many animal species do the same.  Predators such as wolves hunt in packs to be more effective at bringing down large animals, which can supply enough food … Continue reading

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Predator Harassment

You may have seen a group of crows or other birds appearing to attack a hawk or owl sitting in a tree.  This is called mobbing and is done to a number of predators, especially ones that prey on young … Continue reading

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