How is it that ticks stay attached so well?

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  Have you ever wondered how it is that ticks stay attached so well? Their mouthparts are so … [Read more...]

Hibernation, cohabitation and other lessons in surviving the winter

As I sit bundled up on the couch drinking my hot coffee and writing this blog, blizzard Jonas rages … [Read more...]

The Perks of Winter Birding

Bundle up and grab your binoculars. Winter is coming. For someone who wrote her dissertation on … [Read more...]

Sharing is Caring if You’re a Vampire Bat

Vampire bats undoubtedly make the list of real-life critters that double as Halloween mascots, but … [Read more...]

Mating Systems

Last blog I mentioned some specifics about horse shoe crab mating behavior and decided that I was … [Read more...]