Twelve Nature Lectures
This year Kevin Cook presented Magnificent Connections. We reported on his Pine Beetle in the past:
Today was "Special Case of Special Cases"
Number 12 in this year's nature lectures, here is Kevin explaining the differences between commensalism and mutualism and a bunch of other 'isms' in the natural world.
We all liked the Crab-spider!
Crab-spiders are from the order Araneae, the air-breathing eight-legged chelicerate arthropods with the modified fangs for injecting venom. They're all over Colorado!
A Bullock's Oriole trap
Here the poor bird made a nest out of fishing line and got caught up in the line and could not escape.