The Masked Butcher Bird

Happy Hallowe’en! Ever wondered why the loggerhead shrike wears a “mask”? It’s not to go out trick-or-treating!
Yellow-Banded Bumble Bee

Stumped: Why do bumble bees need forests?

When you think of bumble bees, where do you imagine them? Buzzing around flowers, of course! Most of us are used to seeing bumble bees in our gardens, at the park, or meadows, but these aren’t the only places you can find bumble bees.