Xplor: April/May 2010

Volume

1

Issue

2

This is the second issue of the Xplor kids magazine. It contains features on how Missouri critters raise their young and the backyard buffet for bugs.

Photos With Nop and Dave: Raindrop Magic

Rain came down. The St. Francis River rose, and so did the water in photographer Dave Stonner’s boots. His rain jacket was soaked through.

You Discover

With fish to catch, turkeys to hunt and mushrooms to find, sometimes it’s hard to decide what to do in April and May. To help, here’s a list of Missouri’s best outdoor activities for you to discover.

My Outdoor Adventure

Good shot, Caleb!” Scott Williams held up his son’s target.

Born to be Wild

Wild parents know what’s best for their babies.

Backyard Buffet

Animals that catch and eat other animals are called predators. Not all predators are big. Some, like robins, are small. To see small predators, you don’t have to travel far. Keep your eyes peeled during the day, and you might find these pintsized predators using your backyard for a buffet.

Which Bird, Which Egg?

Just like birds, eggs come in many sizes, shapes and colors.

This Issue's Staff

David Besenger
Bonnie Chasteen
Chris Cloyd
Peg Craft
Les Fortenberry
Chris Haefke
Karen Hudson
Regina Knauer
Kevin Lanahan
Joan McKee
Kevin Muenks
Noppadol Paothong
Marci Porter
Mark Raithel
Laura Scheuler
Matt Seek
David Stonner
Nichole LeClair Terrill
Stephanie Thurber
Alicia Weaver
Cliff White
Kipp Woods

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