Cheryl Harner's Flora and Butterfly Blog
Weedpicker's Journal: Discover the native plants of Ohio and the butterflies that utilize them.
Wildlife in the landscape June 08, 2008

Sometimes when you landscape with natives and invite wildlife in, you actually get... wildlife. Here are a couple of cute fellows playing in the back yard this evening. That was probably their Mama I caught stealing suet a couple of days ago. At the time, it was obvious she was nursing, so we didn't even begrudge her the free meal.

It is a little odd these guys are out on their own, and yet I resisted the urge to interfere. Nature has been taking care of business for a long time - and I try not to mess with the balance. OK. I admit they got a free bowl of soggy dog food, but they are still hanging out at their tree.

Maybe Momma is just out on the prowl, and one hand out from a stranger might make tonight's work easier. Besides, they were awfully cute!

2008-06-09 02:15:44 GMT
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