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Ranchman’s Tiger Moth Caterpillar

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We probably all are familiar with tiger moth caterpillars, those fuzzy, orange and black “woolybears” used by children to predict the severity of the coming winter. I was always carrying woolybears around. When disturbed, woolybears curl into a ball. It … Continue reading

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Ranchman’s Tiger Moth

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Leonard and I again hiked Elkins #2 Loop in Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Modoc County CA) trying to photograph a sora, a secretive bird that thus far has eluded my camera. We heard many sora and saw two fly briefly. … Continue reading

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