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Natural history

Reading from 'Arctic Dreams'

As part of a live broadcast of The Allegheny Front on April 23, 2003 from Silver Eye Center for Photography, Chuck Staresinic reads from

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Naturalist Almanac: Hawk Moths

Is it a bird? Is it a butterfly?'s probably a hawk moth hovering over your summertime flowers.

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Invasion of the Gypsy Moths

The gypsy moth outbreak this spring was the worst in Pennsylvania in more than a decade.

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Bird Extinction Rate Hikes Up

A new study indicates bird species are going extinct at a much faster rate than biologists previously thought.

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