Posts Tagged ‘teddy’
Animal ambassador conservationists: Theodore Roosevelt
Teddy the ornate box turtle at the Dickinson County Nature Center is named after former president and conservationist Theodore Roosevelt. Teddy the ornate box turtle Roosevelt, whose nickname was Teddy — even though he didn’t like it, was born in 1858 in New York City. He grew up homeschooled due to medical conditions and grew Read More »Read More
How deep do they go?
Did you know that butterfly milkweed’s roots grow up to 12 feet deep, about the height of an African elephant? We look at prairie plants and can hardly imagine the amazing root systems that are growing beneath our feet. Those roots help to draw water down into the watershed, which cleans it before it enters Read More »Read More
Teddy the box turtle teaches us lessons
Read more blogs about Teddy the turtle: Seven things Teddy the turtle wants you to know about him Watch: What does Teddy the turtle eat? Teddy the turtle looks for a friendRead More