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It's a bird, it's a plane .. it's a Lepodoptrian!

It's a bird, it's a plane .. it's a Lepodoptrian!

July is the ideal month to go butterfly hunting
Appearance of this sickly fox alarmed Orillia residents in north ward

Appearance of this sickly fox alarmed Orillia residents in north ward

Death will become a merciful release for this 'almost blind wobble of a very weak and sickly animal'
It's a good day to explore what constitutes the 'nature' of us Canadians

It's a good day to explore what constitutes the 'nature' of us Canadians

Read on to enrich your knowledge of this great country on its birthday, Canada Day
It's worth the time to smell - and photograph - the flowers!

It's worth the time to smell - and photograph - the flowers!

It's not an easy slog through the bog, but the journey is worth the trip
Happy-go lucky males simply can't resist the 'come hither' message from females

Happy-go lucky males simply can't resist the 'come hither' message from females

Silk moths are big, bold, beautiful and fascination to naturalists
What is that strange, daytime sound coming from the trees?

What is that strange, daytime sound coming from the trees?

It's amazing what you can discover in your natural neighbourhood when you are curious
Why did the turtle cross the road?

Why did the turtle cross the road?

Be on the lookout! Roads are irresistible to turtles
Focus! Your binoculars need attention before you turn them heavenward

Focus! Your binoculars need attention before you turn them heavenward

A few critical adjustments can make all the difference for birdwatchers
Birdwatching: A revealing peek into our wild neighbourhoods

Birdwatching: A revealing peek into our wild neighbourhoods

Bird behaviours can be aggressive, adaptive and normal .. but rarely boring
This year's early birds flew into the eye of a spring winter storm

This year's early birds flew into the eye of a spring winter storm

Changing behaviours of early birds may carry a message to help us adapt to ever-changing climate