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Gray Fox

 The Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) In the 40 acre woods we have lots of wildlife, many are usually more active at night.  One of these is the gray fox.  They have quite a lot of red hair and may be confused … Continue reading

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Eastern Fence Lizard

One of my favorite residents of the 40 acre woods is the Fence Lizard.  They are always working to keep the bugs under control and they are very entertaining to watch as they chase each other about fighting for the … Continue reading

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Carpenter Bees

The Eastern Carpenter Bees (Xylocopa virginica) has been busy at the 40 Acre Woods.  The Month of May is when the females start looking for a fine piece of lumber to drill a hole in and make a nest, unfortunately … Continue reading

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Rotate Your Berries

I love berries.  I spent many summer days in the river bottoms of Kentucky picking Blackberries.  I am sure I ate more than I put in my bucket, but Mom always had enough to make a Blackberry Cobbler.  The cuts … Continue reading

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