Nature

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A Killdeer with its nest and eggs.
Mykola Swarnyk, via Wikimedia Commons

Killdeers sometimes make their nests--not much more than depressions in the ground--in some risky places.

A Smelly Import

May 5, 2017
Starfish Stinkhorn Mushroom
Mike Young - Creative Commons Wikipedia

The Starfish Stinkhorn mushroom was introduced into South Carolina from Australia.

Cecropia Moths

May 4, 2017
A Cecropia Moth
Linda Tanner [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Not often sighted in South Carolina, the Cecropia Moth is spectacular.

Sea Hares?

May 3, 2017
A Black Sea Hare.
PedroPVZ,[CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons

Sea "Hares" are actually mollusks that have no shell.

Wool Sewer Gall

May 2, 2017
 Cotton Candy Plant, a.k.a. the Wool Sower Gall, on an Oak sapling.
Anita Gould, [CC BY-NC 2.0] via Flickr

This appropriately named gall occurs in White Oak trees.

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