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Skunk cabbages in snow

Photograph of Eastern skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) covered with snow.  I didn’t confirm with a thermometer, but these are famous for heating themselves up, maintaining 35 °C (95 °F) internal temperature even when outside air is below freezing.  Heat helps … Continue reading

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Christmas at Mohonk Mountain House

Some snowy photographs to get everyone in the Christmas mood — just click on photo below to jump to full gallery.  In case you’re interested, the coating on needles is from rime frost, not hoar frost.  That said, the title … Continue reading

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