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LISTEN: Home On The Range With Ants And Aphids

I'd forgive anyone for thinking I was pulling a leg when telling them that some ants round up aphids on plant stems and tend them like dairy farmers care for cows. more »

Sep 5, 2014 2:27 PM , Outdoors

LISTEN: A Damsel in Distress

Birds do it, bees do it, and so do damselflies, delicate cousins of dragonflies that dart through the air around and above wet places. more »

Aug 14, 2014 12:21 PM , Outdoors

LISTEN: The Bloodletting

The day began with a mosquito attacking me before I got out of bed, and it went downhill from there. more »

May 29, 2014 4:49 PM , Outdoors

Adirondack Terror: The Blackfly Menace

In much of the world, the animals that strike fear into the human heart tend to be large or extra-large. Consider the crocodile, the cobra, the anaconda, the lion, the hippo, the tiger. more »

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