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What is this red tree in Tennessee?

tree with red leavesThe Question: I live in northeast Tennessee in the national forest area at the foot of Holston Mountain, near Bluff City, Tennessee. I spied this bright red tree from my house, mixed in with some other trees. I don’t know what to call it.

Submitted by: Fred, Tennessee, USA

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Why Did a Badger Fill in my Post Holes?

badgerThe Question: We dug some post holes, and next morning they were filled in. We redug and again they were filled in overnight. On the third or fourth day I happened to be outside just as dawn broke and saw a badger filling in one of the post holes. Have you ever witnessed this or heard reports of this behavior from others?
Submitted by: Lee, British Columbia, Canada

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What are these bubbles all over the lake?

bubbles on a lakeThe Question: In early June, I took a kayak trip on Winton Lake, starting out before sunrise and getting to the area where these photos were taken just as the sun was coming up. There were green bubbles all over the lake. After the sun came up, they began to break up and were gone within about an hour after sunrise. I’ve never seen anything like this on any lake I’ve ever paddled and I’m very curious what could cause it! Can you supply any answers?
Submitted by: Mark, Ohio, USA

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