Sep 15 2012

What To Our Wondering Eyes…

Published by at 6:30 am under Books & Events,Insects, Fish, Frogs


If you haven’t had a chance to see the awesome results from International Rock Flipping Day last Sunday, here’s what we found:

Nature Closeups — cool views of a daddy long legs in Georgia
Alex Wild, Scientific American — five treasures in Illinois
Rebecca in the Woods – a beaver makes it interesting in Wisconsin
Fertanish Chatter — millipedes, spiders, and a little blue guy near D.C.
poikiloblastic — a Notre Dame petrologist finds a rock with a defense strategy
Growing with Science Blog — weevil with an elephant snout in Phoenix
Wild About Ants — and a blog about the ants found near the weevil
Powell River Books Blog — disappointment at Bellingham Bay
Walking with Henslow — much to see in Madison
Roundrock Journal — did that spoon really biodegrade? and an armadillo in Missouri
Mainly Mongoose — dwarf mongooses in South Africa (so cute!)
Random Hearts — a heart in a brick
Wanderin’ Weeta — spider sex in the Lower Fraser Valley, BC
Rock, Paper, Lizard (The Interpreter) — a drama of search, imminent birth, and a rubber boa
Beasts in a Populous City — a journey through Rock Creek Park, D.C.
Lilac Gate — a toad has prepared for winter in Ottawa
Outside My Window – two camels and a leopard in Maine (that’s my hand about to find them, above)
Skepchick — Skepchick’s readers contribute their rock flips

And a wealth of under-rock finds in the #rockflip Flickr pool.

(photo by Kate St. John)

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