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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer Me: Where to Sleep? (for the Week of Jan. 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-deer-me-where-sleep-week-jan-5-2009

    January 5, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Where do deer sleep during winter?   A. In two kinds of places. The choice depends on if it's daytime or nighttime. (I assume here a cold, snowy winter where the deer is. Are.) At night, deer tend to sleep near coniferou ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer! (Snort, Bleat, Grunt) (for the Week of April 12, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-deer-snort-bleat-grunt-week-april-12-2009

    April 12, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Do deer make sounds?   A. They crunch leaves, snap twigs (not me) and whack their antlers on trees. They make sounds, too, with their mouth, nose and throat. Q. Really? A. Scientists call it vocalizing. One study found that th ...

  3. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dead Tree Standing (for the Week of Sept. 30, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dead-tree-standing-week-sept-30-2007

    September 27, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: What good are dead trees? There's one in the woods behind our house. My dad says he won't cut it down. A.: Good for him! A dead tree actually does lots of good. (As long as there's no risk of it falling on s ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dandy, Yes, But Not Before Bed (for the Week of April 15, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dandy-yes-not-bed-week-april-15-2007

    April 10, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Why are dandelions called dandelions? A. The name comes from the French word dentdelion. "Dentdelion" means "tooth of the lion," which has to do with the shape of the leaf. The edge of the leaf looks like i ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cuya-who-ga? (for the Week of April 27, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-cuya-who-ga-week-april-27-2008

    April 27, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: "Cuyahoggily"? I don't get it. A. "Cuyahoggily"? Last week? Eh? Eh? OK, it's a made-up word. But I sure do like it anyway. Say it 20 times in a row and see, just see, if you don't start to la ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cool Cold Kiwis (for the Week of Feb. 22, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-cool-cold-kiwis-week-feb-22-2009

    February 22, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: OK, here's your kiwifruit. So how can I grow my own kiwifruit?   A. Thank you. Chomp. OK, here's your answer: It depends on where you live. If where you live has mildish winters — Oregon, say, or California or the ...

  7. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Can the Grandma Not Get Run Over By the Reindeer? (for the Week of Dec. 9, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-can-grandma-not-get-run-over-reindeer-week-dec-9-2007

    November 29, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: There's that song, "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer." How fast would the grandma have to run to not get run over by the reindeer? A.: If the grandma is running straight away from the reindeer, as if racing ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bumbles Bounce, Will Santa Float? (for the Week of Dec. 23, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-bumbles-bounce-will-santa-float-week-dec-23-2007

    December 20, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear that the North Pole is melting?   A.: Yes. Yes, I did. The news, as I've read it, is this: Scientists say that the polar ice cap, the frozen Arctic Ocean water, that normally covers the North Pole is melti ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Build Your Own Bee House (for the Week of June 10, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-build-your-own-bee-house-week-june-10-2007

    June 6, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: How can I build a house for native bees? You mentioned it last week. A. Get a piece of untreated wood about the size of a loaf of bread. Say, 12 inches long and 4-8 inches thick. ("Untreated" means it hasn't had a ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Boubou? Funny Bird Names (for the Week of Dec. 2, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-boubou-funny-bird-names-week-dec-2-2007

    November 21, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: What's a flying steamer duck? Why should we beware of it? [See last week.] A.: It's simply a duck with a funny name. Does it fly? Yes. Does it steam? It does — like a steamboat, not a teapot. But no need to beware ...

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