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Do Flies Drink Water

Do Flies Drink Water Why? Why, didn’t I think flies drank water before this week? After a rainstorm I was out searching for raindrops on flowers in my yard but this fly captured my attention.

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Why? Why, didn’t I think flies drank water before this week? After a rainstorm, I was out searching for raindrops on flowers in my yard but this fly captured my attention.

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Just Plugging Along Just Plugging Along A snail just plugging along. In order to reach a goal you have to start somewhere and slowly work toward achieving it. I love w...
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Silver Spotted Skipper

Silver Spotted Skipper Butterfly 

The silver-spotted skipper is the largest of the skippers and is most commonly found during the months of June, July, and August in Wisconsin.

They enjoy collecting nectar in open fields of flowers.  The skipper is easy to identify.


It has a brown body, with a few white spots and an orangish yellow band through its wing.

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Monarch Caterpillar Battling Aphids Over Milkweed

One of the largest issues that Monarch caterpillar larvae battle is aphids. Aphids compete for the larvaes food source.


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Just Plugging Along

Just Plugging Along Snail Insect Photo

Just Plugging Along

A snail just plugging along. In order to reach a goal you have to start somewhere and slowly work toward achieving it. I love watching snails because they move so slowly, but never seem to worry about the pace they are traveling at. They always seem to be focusing their attention on the journey and not the destination. 

The image has one of my signature textures added to it.

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Wisconsin Fall Monarch Migration

Wisconsin Fall Monarch Migration

The Monarch Butterflies Leave Wisconsin Soon

The days are getting shorter and the early signs of fall are setting in. Soon, the Wisconsin fall monarch migration will begin. Monarchs will make their journey to their winter homes over 6,000 miles away in South America and Mexico. Where they will sleep the winter away in comfort.

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