Life Science

Two-Striped Walking Stick

October 12, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A female two-striped walking stick with a male on its back.

The male two-stripped walking stick is much smaller than the female.

A River Cruiser Provides a Feast for a 'Halloween' Spider

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Swift river cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) dragonfly - male.

A listener finds a marbled orb weaver spider recycling an Illinois river cruiser dragonfly.

Combing the Beach for...Elephant Teeth?

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
 American mastodon tooth (molar) from the Pleistocene of North America.

A listener finds a tooth on Edisto Beach which may have belonged to a mastadon.

The Snake's Last Meal

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Canebrake Rattlesnake.

A necropsy on a canebrake rattlesnake reveals its last meal.

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