Content about nature

The Hawk in the back yard.

The yellow lines in a Yellow Rat Snake start out as yellow blotches.

Firefly Larva Looks Like an "Armored Caterpillar"

Columnar Stink Horn Mushroom in Aiken

Playing Bone Detective

Dec 2, 2014

An skull is found in Musgrove Mill. What kind animal?

Osage Orange

Dec 1, 2014

Osage Orange trees in Musgrove Mill, SC

A Pine Warbler is spotted 3 miles off the South Carolina coast!

Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Nov 27, 2014

A Thanksgiving greeting from Rudy.

Swamp Tupelo defends itself against Misletoe.

The Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar pupates underground.

A Carolina Wren spends the night on the porch.

A Poem of Alaska

Nov 21, 2014

A Poem of Alaska

Vertebrae from Columbia Mammoth Found on Edisto Island

An Atypically Marked Eastern Garter Snake

Strawberry Bush, a.k.a. Hearts-a-Bursting-with-Love.

Zebra Long-Winged Butterfly

  Hickory Trees in the Fall


Nov 14, 2014

"Autumn" - Rudy Mancke

Fun Facts About Persimmons

Velvet Blue Spread Fungus is Common on Oaks

Types of Persimmon Trees

A Great Blue Heron Feasting on a Snake.

Native Persimmon Trees Beautiful in the Fall

Sea Myrtle is Common All Over South Carolina

Candlestick plant or Senna alata

Copperhead Snake on the Trail Near Summerville.

The Tulip Tree

Nov 7, 2014

The Tulip Tree's leaves are shaped like a tulip, and its flowers also resemble tulip.

A Barred Owl in Downtown Greenville

Huge Bryozoan Colonies

Nov 5, 2014

Huge Bryozoan Colonies found in Lake Junaluska, NC.

Banded Sphinx Moth

Nov 4, 2014

Banded Sphinx Moth spotted in Newberry.