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If It's Not Funny,

It's Not Science!

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Dedicated to wild critters, wild writing, and hopefully wild laughter.

The Natural History Page has links to over 160 essays on parachuting beavers, horrifying 3-metre "Bobbit" worms, exploding trees & more. Some recent essays are highlighted below.


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The Tree of Love

(Eat Your Heart Out, Cupid!)

Leprechaun Trees
(Top O' the Hawthorn to Ye!)

Bees (and Other Creatures) Get Buzzed on Caffeine!

Synthetic Milk Makes People Kinder and More Compassionate

Try Blue Foods to Beat the Food Blues

Kids Need Nature -
Even More
than They Need

More Birds =

Gifts of the  WHITE PINE:

  • Democracy

  • Women's Rights

  • Awe

When Plants TALK BACK

Keep Your Well Water "Well"

Why Early Leaf Colour Spells TROUBLE

It's not what you think...

Tough Trees for our
Changing Climate

Salvaging Wood Reduces CO2
MORE than Planting Trees!
The Secret to Eternal Youth:
Coffee, Lake Trout, and Shoelaces

Wooden You Know!

Satellites, Tires, Windows, and More:
All Made from TREES!

It Takes a Village to Raise a Forest

Gulls Just Wanna Have Fun (and so do other animals)!

Amazing Eels !!
Aroused Freud and Stumped Socrates

Pollinators Love Laid-back Gardeners!

unless you're too relaxed already...

Stop Mowing!                Stop Raking!

How Come They Get to Sleep All Winter and We Don't?

Animals that



Grave Health Effects

of Wood-Smoke Pollution !

They Kill Trees, Wildflowers,
Songbirds &

 Crazy Worms drive me bonkers...

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The Biology
of Happy
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