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This episode of “Around the Town,” companion series to “Nature in a NY Minute,” takes an up-close look at a lucky squirrel dining al fresco on some tasty-looking leftovers — until an unwelcome guest drops by for a visit.
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 »
Kelly Rypkema goes beyond the grocery store shelves to get a grip on where milk comes from and “udder” important facts, including which type of cow milk makes the best ice cream.
Kelly and the Nature Minute team are hard at work on a special edition of “Nature in a New York Minute.” Here’s a sneak preview of what’s in store…
In the forest, a tree’s broad, showy crown might catch our attention, but the roots are really the long arm of the log.
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 »
New York City experienced a rare weather event this weekend as Hurricane Irene swept the East Coast. Host Kelly Rypkema shares her personal observations and round-the-clock footage of the storm’s effects on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
Leaf miners are on the loose in Central Park, unleashing their own kind of vandalism. Kelly Rypkema is hot on the trail of these marauding insects. They’re frass-king for it…
Kelly Rypkema finds a stinging “killer” of the forest, and an example of how the fiercest predators can fall prey to the smallest animals in Nature’s circle of life.