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EPOW - Ecology Picture of the Week
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Each week a different image of our fascinating environment is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional ecologist.
Each week a different image of our fascinating environment is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional ecologist.

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Cup Fungi of the Congo -- Cup Fungi, Family Pezizaceae or Sarcoscyphaceae, Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Deep in the heart of the largest national park in central tropical Africa, life springs from rotting wood. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180813.htm
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Safe on a Blade of Grass -- Northern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria bicolor), Family Hylidae; Fogg Dam, Palmerston, Northern Territory, Australia
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Night in the wetlands bordering Fogg Dam Conservation Area in northern Australia. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180806.htm
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Let's Play Spot the Nightjar -- Eurasian Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus), Family Caprimulgidae, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Can you quickly spot the Eurasian nightjar hidden in this image? ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180730.htm
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One Huge Climber -- Tree: Sal (Shoria robusta). Climber: Bauhinia vahlii [racemosa].
Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
In northern India winds this immense climber around a sal tree. Who is this? ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180723.htm
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Tiny Sailor -- By-The-Wind Sailor (Velella velella), Family Porpitidae, Gearhart, Oregon, USA
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Have you ever seen one of these washed ashore? ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180716.htm
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Monkey Mom, Monkey Baby -- Samango or Sykes' monkey (Cercopithecus albogularis), Family Cercopithecidae, Mount Kenya, Keyna, Africa
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Stepping outside our rooms at the Sarena Mountain Lodge on Mount Kenya, we are greeted by a mom and baby. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180709.htm
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Recovery on the Cliffs -- California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus), Family Cathartidae, Vermillion Cliffs, Arizona
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Welcome to a special recovery location. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180702.htm
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A Giant Among Spiders -- Giant Wood Spider (Nephila pilipes [maculata]), Family Tetragnathidae [Araneidae], Williamnagar, Meghalaya, India
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
What a beautiful and startling arachnid this is! ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180625.htm
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Low-Down Peregrine -- Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Family Falconidae, Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research, Alaska
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
This week we are on a research visit to central Alaska. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180618.htm
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Alarm Call at Night -- Chital (Spotted Deer) (Axis axis), Family Cervidae, Corbett National Park, India
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Spots have advantages! ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2018/EPOW-180611.htm
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