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The Art of BEEing: Unconventional forage

With cooler weather finally settling in to the desert, many plants and animals are breaking their summer dormancy and giving the bees a bit more to forage upon.  These bees seem to be enjoying the opportunity provided by a bird-pecked … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

If a fruit is still attached to the plant which bears it, does it count as food? To something in the Sonoran desert not overly bothered with definitions this prickly pear tuna certainly seems to have.

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