Midwest Region


Weekly Wrap-up: July 25 - July 31, 2014

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

Interesting snacks

Mussel surprise

Submarine birds

Monarch transformaion

Got 4 minutes? Watch as a monarch caterpillar transforms to the chrysalis stage right before your eyes!

Great fishing

The water levels at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge in Indiana have been great for fishing - at least according to this green heron.

American coot

Speedy loons

Interesting snacks

Mussel surprise

Mosquito problems

Leopard frog party don't stop

Ain’t no party like a leopard frog party because, well, just look at it.

To date, this has been the Service's most popular Instagram post in the country!


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Last updated: June 15, 2016