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:
Measuring up to 55 feet, an adult right whale can weigh 70 tons. A newborn right whale calf can measure 15 feet at birth and weigh 2,000 pounds.

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