One of Nature’s Mysteries to Solve

Hey! Here’s a strange structure that’s appeared in our neighborhood, maybe yours, too. Anyone know what it is?

mystery #54

Back later with your guesses!

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These are tubes to protect baby trees from…the likes of us Ms. Flora says. But really she means the mice who might gnaw at the tender, sweet bark.

new tree

These are doing fine, and I think the warmth in the tubes even helps them to get a better start. No chomping caterpillars can invade either.

Hey, tomorrow we’re having the Field Correspondent we told you about back on S is for Squirrel day. He’s Lob, a Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel.

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