Cow Killer Ant
I'm actually a wasp! But can I kill a cow?
This plant has developed a way to shoot the seeds into the air, and once they land, they "WALK" across the ground to find a good spot to germinate. Really.
Blue Ghost Firefly
Let me tell you about the night I thought I was visited by aliens.
Many of these jelly mushrooms are edible, but look at this thing: would you want to eat THIS?
I just love the common name of this fungus, probably because I really love snow.
This was one of the first mushrooms I spotted here and I had NO IDEA what on earth it was. Turns out, it's kinda cool!
Not to be a downer, but since 1999 there's really only one thing I think of when I see the word "Columbine". This beautiful plant is helping change that!
A beautiful, mystical moth that is watching you.
In medieval times those that ascribed to the Doctrine of Signatures thought the liver-shape of this plant meant it was useful in treating liver ailments. It's not. But it's still cool.
Hag Moth Caterpillar
A furry terrestrial octopus that is definitely something you will never forget seeing!