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Jerry Davis: Red-headed woodpeckers provide ecology lesson - Madison.com

Madison.com
This red-headed woodpecker picked up a Japanese beetle that fell from a pin oak tree. The bird, and its mate, make dozens of trips to this tree, probably to catch beetles to feed their young in a nearby aspen tree cavity. (1) More Photos. Ecologically ...

Biodiversity Hotspots Get Hotter (and That's Not Good) - Scientific American (blog)

Scientific American (blog)
Biodiversity hotspots are golden places on earth where the number and diversity of animals and plants is exceptional. Environmentalists say that hotspots are the most critical of all places to protect against the ill effects of human development and ...

Le Coq d'Or; Anatomy of an Afternoon – review - The Guardian

The Guardian
Le Coq d'Or (The Golden Cockerel) is an opera composed by Rimsky-Korsakov and based on a poem by Pushkin. It opened in Moscow in 1909, the year that Sergei Diaghilev first visited Paris with the troupe of dancers who would become the Ballets Russes.

Golden Tortoise Beetle

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Popular article about the golden tortoise beetle (Metriona bicolor, Chrysomelidae), its life cycle and feeding habits.

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