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Monarch Caterpillar on Milkweed


Bats! Spooky & Misunderstood by Brandy Pearson | October 2023 Photo Credit: Daniel Neal Bats are often mistaken for swallows, particularly around Big Bear Lake around sunset. The San Bernardino Mountains are actually home to 20 different species of bats, which is a stunning amount of diversity, and most are the size of your hand, about […]

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Monarch Caterpillar on Milkweed

Milkweed and Monarchs

Milkweed and Monarchs by Gina Richmond and Brandy Pearson | Summer 2021 A Monarch caterpillar on its host plant, milkweed.Image by Sara Codair Milkweed (Asclepias) is perhaps best known as being the only plant that the endangered Monarch butterfly uses to lay its eggs and the only plant that Monarch caterpillars (larva) can eat. As

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