From Xplor for Kids
March 2020 Issue

Predator Vs. Prey

Herd Bird

Kites sometimes soar over cows to nab insects flushed by the grazing animals.

Talon-ted Toes

Once a kite spots prey, it swoops in swiftly to pluck it up with needle-sharp talons.

Buzz Off!

Each wing can move separately from the others, allowing a dragonfly to turn on a dime.

Mighty Sighty

Huge eyes are covered with 30,000 “mini eyes” that help a dragonfly see in almost every direction.

And the winner is…

The dragonfly’s amazing vision and flying skills are no match for the kite’s overpowering speed. The bird gobbles down the unlucky insect in midair then moves on to snatch its next in-flight snack.

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Let's Go Fly-Fishing!

But first, check out this mini field guide to fooling fish with fake flies.


Marsh Madness

Which critter will win this battle in the bulrushes?

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This Issue's Staff:

Bonnie Chasteen
Les Fortenberry
Angie Daly Morfeld
Noppadol Paothong
Marci Porter
Mark Raithel
Laura Scheuler
Matt Seek
David Stonner
Stephanie Thurber
Cliff White

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