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Category Archives: Animal Behavior
“Rounder” Dave Schwartz of WPKN radio interviews Kelly Rypkema, host of Nature in a New York Minute, about a rarely seen phenomenon happening right now in the Northeast. Hint: It involves rain, roads, and slippery animals. Listen to the full interview, more »
Here’s a special advance look at our upcoming season premiere! Kelly takes to the road to join some dedicated humans in their efforts to save a rarely seen animal. Trouble viewing? Watch on YouTube instead!
Married mallards and turtles-in-training take over this week’s episode of “Nature in a New York Minute.” Yes, the animals of New York City are all-abuzz about what Kelly Rypkema’s been planning. Now, if you don’t “subscribe” to all this, maybe more »
With fruit flies committing public acts of mating and rampant fly-bies on a daily basis, Kelly Rypkema knows it’s time to take a stand against the population setting up house in her kitchen. Armed with knowledge of fruit fly behavior more »
Naturalist Kelly Rypkema endeavors to answer a viewer’s question and ends up with an infestation of dizzying Drosophila – melanogaster, that is – Fruit flies. Tune in to see how to make your kitchen a ripe habitat for these impish insects. more »
Humans and the turtles of Central Park have something in common, but don’t worry; it’s only skin deep. Kelly Rypkema reveals this D-light-ful similarity and why reptiles bask in the sun for more than just raising their body temperature. Trouble more »
Droning cicadas rattling out their mating call are a sure sign of summer. Kelly Rypkema shows how to get a close look at these very large insects – from a safe distance.
Kelly Rypkema takes a closer look at just what’s being said at those firefly light shows on warm summer nights — and how you can join in the fun!