Northern Catalpa vs. Southern Catalpa

Northern Catalpa vs. Southern Catalpa

In the United States, the catalpa tree (pronounced “catawba”) has a long history of cultivation and use that dates back hundreds of years to the Native American people who lived on the North American continent prior to European colonization.  However, these are actually two distinct species that are both called “catalpa trees.” These are Catalpa speciosa (northern catalpa) and Catalpa bignonioides…

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Where Do Birds Go in the Winter?

Where Do Birds Go in the Winter?

There are at least 10,000 species of birds in the world. Most people associate these winged creatures with wings, feathers, and flying. However, there are some birds that don’t fly, like penguins and emus. There has only been one bird species without wings, the moa from New Zealand, and it is now extinct. Birds live in all sorts of habitats…

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Meet The Cutest Owls In The World

Meet The Cutest Owls In The World

Owls are fascinating animals. There are over 200 species of owls, and it is no secret that they are all one hundred percent cute. Owls are solitary creatures, and most are nocturnal, so they don’t get as much attention as some diurnal birds. But we are here to say that owls deserve some limelight! Owls have feathers that are adapted…

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