Tag: ask a naturalist

Gulls and the Concrete Sea: Why do Seagulls Love Parking Lots?

Most know them as seagulls, a name which implies a proclivity for life at sea. Yet this familiar moniker is neither accurate (scientifically speaking), nor seems to fall in line with a universal observation—gulls love parking lots, whatever their distance from the salty sea

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Ask Devon: What is the purpose of ticks?

I recently hosted the first ever Facebook LIVE Q&A and there were a lot of questions about purpose, like this one: “What is the purpose of ticks?” The truth is, the concept of a plant or animals purpose isn’t as cut and dry as…