Category Archives: Murphys Point

Species of the Week: The Tardigrade

For this species of the week, we’re going into the tiny world of micro-animals! Tardigrades, also known as “water bears,” are less than half a millimeter long and live their lives in the thin films of water clinging to mosses … Continue reading

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Species of The Week: Snowberry Clearwing

July 18–26 marks Moth Week — so, we decided to feature what we’re pretty confident is the Snowberry Clearwing as our Species of the Week. Part of a group known as Small Sphinx Moths, Snowberry Clearwings are often mistaken for … Continue reading

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Species of the Week: The Barred Owl

This week we’re taking a closer look at a member of the owl family that calls Murphys Point home, the Barred Owl! These, mostly nocturnal, predators are well known to campers because of their uniquely expressive hooting hoo hoo ho-ho, … Continue reading

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