Valeria Biddle Blaney (1828-1900) collected the first specimen in Maryland.
When injured or damaged, the shell of the eastern box turtle can regenerate
It has a pointed snout that is uses to burrow into moist soil.
A newborn cinnamon bear weighs 1/2 pound -- about the same as a large apple.
Females are usually larger than males.
They are so named because they "march" in armies of worms from one crop to another in search of food
The Polyphemus moth doesn’t eat.
Females are about four times the size of males
They have a symbiotic relationship with ants.
They whistle to each other to warn of approaching danger!
Adult fleas can jump up to 7 inches in the air
Will mate with the entire flock!
Although it is a tree squirrel, it spends most of its time on the ground.