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Lucile Bayon Hume

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John Slaughter

Exploring the origins of Louisiana's top dog more

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C. C. Lockwood

The pale wisp of a plant called ghost plant, ghost pipe, death plant, corpse plant, and other apt aliases. more

Knowing Nature

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Wikimedia user NBonawitz

The cicada killer wasp uses horror movie tactics on its prey more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Sweet tea wasn't always a given on Southern porches more

Foodways

A peacock in the yard is worth two police on patrol more

Knowing Nature

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By Mcevan (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons

Fearsome appearance, fragile existence more

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Unlocking the secrets of fungi more

Knowing Nature

The progression of America’s birthday bang-up more

History

In defense of the squabbling scavenger more

Knowing Nature

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Illustration by David Norwood

The Grim Reaper guides the human race in many guises more

History

When dealing with these wood-lovers, the best offense is a good defense more

Knowing Nature

A bittersweet history more

History

In February, cedar waxwing flocks are berry hungry. more

Knowing Nature

The ill-bred offspring of marketing geniuses more

People & Places

Blood-sucking creatures cross the border, as costume inspiration for the trendsetting child more

Visual & Performing Arts

Despite its name, this bumbling bug is anatomically incapable of killing a mosquito. more

Outdoor Adventures

Our Brown one included more

Knowing Nature

Sin and Salvation: For centuries, salt has been both After my husband had blood pressure issues, he requested we rethink the use of salt, which I did since I want to keep him. I love salt way more than sweet stuff, but it became The Evil Se... more

History

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Photo by Lauchlin Fields

The many things an artist can create from a castoff more

People & Places