Salamanders are born in water but navigate land. They see well in the dark and can live more than 10 years. Some exude a toxin to fend off predators.
Tomatoes are a nightshade, and many of its wild relatives are indeed poisonous. Same for carrots, which are related to poison hemlock.
Native species can be great for your property’s looks and ecosystem, but avoid unknowingly introducing one of these invasive plants that look similar.
Flight patterns, wing shapes and colors identify groups of butterflies such as hairstreaks, satyrs and checkerspots. Here are the basics.
Natural surroundings help us reduce stress, relaxing and invigorating us at the same time. We can design our surroundings to mimic these properties.
Breeds including horses, donkeys, alpacas, rabbits and ducks can be therapy animals, providing companionship and helping people with physical, mental and emotional recovery and development.
Play helps domesticated animals learn about themselves and their environment while strengthening companionships. Play is a sign of a healthy animal.