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Picture of the Day archive
Here’s a not so common scene, honey bees swarming on an oak branch. Mark Gladfelter sent us this photo of taken in the front yard of Warren County resident Donald Gladfelter. They arrived May 6 and moved on the next day.
In folklore and literature, the coyote is frequently called “the trickster” and is portrayed as an animal that is intelligent, inventive, evasive and clever enough to survive. Real-life coyotes are all that in spades. STORY & COMMENTS
Carpenter Park has more than 300 acres of old-growth forest, one of the few examples left in Illinois. It is owned by the Springfield Park District and was dedicated in 1979 as a state nature preserve. STORY & COMMENTS