What in the Woods is That?

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    Something in the Apple Tree

    October 16th 2009

    Last winter, Jason Selden and family were coming down a hillside in Chelsea, Vermont when a member of the group spotted something odd in an apple tree. Selden snapped this picture of the animal. What is it?

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    Fallen Leaves

    October 9th 2009

    This selection of fallen leaves was gathered near our office in Corinth, Vermont. Name all six species.

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    Sparkling Stones

    October 2nd 2009

    These sparkling stones(?) were found in a southern Vermont trout stream. What are they?

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    Red or Green Seeds

    September 25th 2009

    Depending on the time of year, the seeds from this plant can be green or red. What in the woods is it?

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    Alien Life-form

    September 18th 2009

    No, it’s not an alien life-form; and that’s all the help I’m giving you. What in the woods is it?

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    Telephone Pole

    September 11th 2009

    Dave Anderson was hiking along a telephone line right-of-way near Long Pond in Lempster, New Hampshire, when he noticed a telephone pole that was completely snapped off and was hanging suspended from its wires. A closer look revealed several other poles had significant structural damage. The site was remote enough…

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    Maple Leaf

    September 4th 2009

    This maple leaf seems covered with Nerds candy. A quick taste reveals the bumps in question are anything but sweet. What in the woods is it?

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    Curious-looking Insect

    August 28th 2009

    This curious-looking insect rests on a black-eyed Susan. What kind of bug is it? Common name is fine.

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    Cliff Face Oddities

    August 21st 2009

    These oddities are draped across a cliff face. What in the woods is this?

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    Adirondack Purple Box

    August 14th 2009

    This peculiar, purple object was seen hanging near a campground in the Adirondacks. What is it?