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Light green, pink and orange fuzzy ball on branch

Wool Sower Wasp Gall

My first reaction: "What on earth is this crazy Willy Wonka fuzzy ball growing from a thin branch on an oak tree I don't understand how this can be real and also WHAT IS IT"
Small black bees on dry dirt with hole

Miner Bee (Andrenid bee)

These bees all seem to emerge on a warm day, right next to my driveway, buzzing about like crazy. Thankfully they are not aggressive!

American Woodcock

How much walk can a Woodcock walk if a Woodcock could spot worms? WELL, Let me show you the cutest and weirdest bird walk that I've found so far...
Dogwood Flower with leaves

Flowering Dogwood

My family told me they are called dogwoods because their flowers smell like wet dogs. In any case they are still one of my favorite Virginia trees!

White-footed Mouse

I am not afraid of mice. But when I see a mouse? NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE. I can't decide which is worse, how my chickens poop anytime anywhere everywhere, or how a mouse does.
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