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Originally posted by VonDoomen
Umm, its a warmer year and summer is coming early? The earth is anything BUT the same from year to year. Cycles happen. What would you expect when we are in a warmer trend?
Originally posted by LightSpeedDriver
reply to post by ButterCookie
I just had to google that as I'd never heard of a snapping turtle before. Is that an alligator snapping turtle? (Got routed to wikipedia). It looks like a monster rather than some slow, docile thing I was expecting.
I would love to see fireflies. They sound magicaledit on 18/3/12 by LightSpeedDriver because: ETA
Originally posted by usmc0311
Here in Michigan we have spotted a few. The mosquitos, frogs, and crickets are singing like crazy in the swamps at night. With the temperatures we are having it feels like June already. It makes for viewing the stars a little more comfortably though.
Fireflies hibernate over winter during the larval stage, some species for several years. Some do this by burrowing underground, while others find places on or under the bark of trees. They emerge in the spring. After several weeks of feeding, they pupate for 1.0 to 2.5 weeks and emerge as adults.