My Turn: Terrified migrants - the crucible of our experiment in democracy

...on his transient migration to our shores.Biologists keep learning about the amazing annual migrations of sea turtles, butterflies, reindeer, African buffalo, sharks, whales, and both land and sea birds. They swim, run and fly in huge formations...
On the Trails: Recycling weaponry

...attentions to the re-use of weaponry among other creatures, we find a wealth of interesting cases. The example of monarch butterflies appeared briefly in a recent essay. A detailed catalog of known cases of weapon-recycling would occupy several books...
Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.The 18-time...
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Beetles' biggest fan becomes dispatcher

...of contradictory," she added. "If everybody liked the color red, I always liked green. So as a kid, everybody liked butterflies, and I was like, well, I like beetles. So that was my thing."While the insectophile was always interested in bugs...
Crimson Bears girls top swim tri-meet

...junior Gabi Kito won the girls 100-yard butterfly in 1:04.60 and TMHS freshman Bergen...Reed FR JDHS-AK 30.69Girls 100 Yard Butterfly:1 Kito, Gabi S JR JDHS-AK 1:04...JR JDHS-AK 1:19.85Boys 100 Yard Butterfly:1 Davis, Bergen T FR TMHS-AK 57...
On the Trails: What happens when animals eat poisons?

...dependent of the kinds of plants that produce particular re-usable compounds. Perhaps the best-known example is the monarch butterfly, whose larvae eat milkweeds and sequester the plants' cardiac glycosides, which cause digestive upsets in birds that try...
Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

And they are here.Sluggish mosquitoes, sprung from the leaves where they overwintered. Moths and butterflies flitting the fields and south-facing slopes. Beetles skittering along in pinstripe-grooved exoskeletons. How many insects...
Exploring the realities of the 'butterfly effect' in Alaska

You might have heard the saying that a flutter of a butterfly's wings can change the course of the future. Juneau...debris piles in rivers may not be quite as fragile as a butterfly's wings, but they could well inspire their own sayings...
Study: American, European bumblebees feeling climate sting

...cope with changes like droughts, he said in an interview.The bee trend was surprising because other land creatures like butterflies have extended their range north while maintaining their southern boundaries, researchers said.Kerr's study drew on museum...
August First Friday Art Walk

...murals reflective of the Southeast Alaskan landscape. Other mixed-media pieces in the show include Terry's crocheted butterflies, Matsumoto's coffee filter and teabag bats, and sculptures featuring Japanese stamps, among other works. The two women...


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