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Weekly Wrap-up: August 8 - August 14, 2014

Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.

Karner blue butterfly's "second flight"

Lovely luna moth

Blooming milkweed

Avocets at Leopold

Here's a cool sighting from Leopold Wetland Management District in Wisconsin!

Red-headed woodpeckers

A great sighting at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin: Did you know red-headed woodpeckers store and cover food? They will tightly wedge insects and seeds into crevices so they stay put!

More Karner love

Sneaky bullfrog

Northern long-eared bat

Wrong side of the owl

Monarchs aren't the only milkweed fans

Mr. Velvet

Check out the velvet on this guy! (Photo courtesy of Chris Thayer) #minnesota #buck #deer

 

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Last updated: August 14, 2014