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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 »
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…
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 explores 55 Water Street for signs of good Peregrine habitat – and hopefully a glimpse of the famous falcons themselves.
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!
Though New York City streets might sometimes seem empty of wildlife, Kelly Rypkema points out a telltale clue that urban animals are all around. Trouble viewing? Watch on YouTube instead.