Backyard Safari, by Jessica Basham

Backyard Safari

"Backyard Safari" is geared to the reading abilities and interests of 8- to 10-year-olds. The thrust of each monthly column is helping youngsters explore and learn about the world around them. The science-based, conservation-minded "Backyard Safari" column puts the fun in an outdoor "classroom."

The ferocious ant lion is an ant bully

November 27, 2012

Abundant life is just beyond your porch

October 02, 2012

Summer beach safari: What’s in that brown, dried seaweed on the beach?

July 25, 2012

Summer is here. Let’s go on a beach safari

June 12, 2012

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FWC Facts:
Black bears may look slow because they walk flat on their feet (called plantigrade) like people and travel with a shuffling gait, but they can run as fast as 30 miles an hour.

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