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Quiz: How Smart Are You About Salamanders?




They may be big and have a large range, including here in Will County, but salamanders aren't necessarily easy to find. 

It does help if you know which hot spots to check out, such as at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve in Beecher, which is one habitat salamanders seem to love.

Regardless of whether or not you plan on attending, test your knowledge to see how much you really know about these awesome amphibians.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

Nature Curiosity: Why Is Blue So Rare in the Animal Kingdom?

10/24/2020

Creatures come in all sizes, shapes and colors, but not all colors are represented equally. Find out why blue is so rare in the animal kingdom.

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Creature Feature: The Creepy, Crawly Wolf Spider

10/19/2020

With eight long legs, eight eyes and fangs for mouthparts, wolf spiders look scarier than they are. In reality, they aren't dangerous at all, and they play an important role in the ecosystem.

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What's The Difference?: Ladybug vs. Lady Beetle

10/15/2020

Ladybug or lady beetles? Are these creatures one and the same?

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