Natural History

A hoppy meal

Mike Lynch, an outdoors writer for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, took this photo of a garter snake eating a toad near Raquette Falls last week. On his blog True North,Mike says it took the snake about a half-hour to swallow the amphibian. He … [Read more...] about A hoppy meal

Harassing loons

The common loon is an icon of the North Woods, a symbol of wilderness, and sometimes the object of harassment. On June 12, two teenage boys frightened a loon off its nest on Sixth Lake, in Inlet, and struck the nest with a canoe paddle, … [Read more...] about Harassing loons

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