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November 3, 2017
 An alligator coasts along the surface of the water in Florida, Feb. 17, 2007.  (Chip Litherland/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Disney knew its park was full of alligators. It caught hundreds before a boy was killed.
November 3, 2017 - 11:18am
October 28, 2017
An unusual, fast-moving object from somewhere else in the galaxy just visited our solar system
October 28, 2017 - 9:03am
October 19, 2017
One of the Cloquet Middle School seventh-grade life science classes releases their monarch butterflies after raising them from the larva stage. Jamie Lund / Forum News Service
Applying science to life, students release monarch butterflies into the wild
October 19, 2017 - 12:25pm
Photo courtesy North Dakota Game and Fish Department
'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
October 19, 2017 - 7:16am
October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
October 6, 2017
Painted Lady butterflies collect nectar from dahlia flowers Sept. 4 in West Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Horde of migrating Painted Lady butterflies show up on weather radar
October 6, 2017 - 1:16pm
October 5, 2017
A stock image shows the color pattern on a reticulated python. Via Wikimedia / Kyle Zimmerman
Giant pythons keep attacking Indonesian people. It might have something to do with the shampoo we buy.
October 5, 2017 - 7:21am
September 28, 2017
Vika, a sharp-toothed rat that grows up to 18 inches long and lives in a tree. It's just a painting, but Vika is real. Peggy Macnamara/Field Museum.
How an almost-mythical species of rat was discovered on a remote island
September 28, 2017 - 1:18pm
September 3, 2017
Paul home in Moorhead. David Samson / Forum News Service
Floral features flourish inside 1960s Moorhead home
September 3, 2017 - 8:06am
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2017
The U.S. Botanic Garden expects three corpse flowers to bloom this week. Photo by Adrian Higgins for The Washington Post.play button
Something stinky is happening in Washington, and it has nothing to do with politics
August 17, 2017 - 9:05am
August 13, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm