I would like to know if will it hurt to move tadpoles from off the top of my pool cover to a kiddie pool, along with the water they are in now? I want to open my pool, but I don’t want to hurt the tadpoles. Thank you. Rhonda
I saw this snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) in the unusually clear water of a stream in Patchogue, NY. Its shell was about 35 cm (14 inches) long. You rarely get to see these guys so clearly swimming in the wild. Very cool.
Can you tell me what these white, disc-like items are on this torn piece of kelp found in a low tide area of Monterey Bay, California? The disc shaped objects were arranged in an orderly manner and had cilia-like rimmed areas. Renee
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Yesterday, I went walking near 4 adult Canada Geese and their young ones (total of about 12). Two of the adults turned toward me and started hissing at me. One of them had head and neck gyrations. What are their defenses? Do they try to peck you and does it hurt? Do their web feet have sharp nails or claws? Thank you. Anthony