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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Smelt It (for the Week of Nov. 11, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-smelt-it-week-nov-11-2007-1

    November 11, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Guess what my uncle eats. Smelt! They're small little fish like minnows. Where do they come from? A.: I can't say for certain. Scientists list at least 16 different smelt species. They live in many places on Earth ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Send in the Clown Loaches (for the Week of Aug. 31, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-send-clown-loaches-week-aug-31-2008-1

    August 26, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: Erm, what's a clown loach?   A.: A freshwater fish from Indonesia that people keep in fish tanks sometimes. The "clown" part of the name comes from the fish's colorful colors. Its body is goldish, orange-i ...

  3. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Seahorse Manure (for the Week of April 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-seahorse-manure-week-april-5-2009-1

    April 5, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: How do seahorses go to the bathroom?   A. Seahorses are fish. You probably know that. So they go to the bathroom like other fish do. Food goes into the mouth, to and through the intestine, then the food that isn't digested ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Science Class Under the Sea (for the Week of Oct. 14, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-science-class-under-sea-week-oct-14-2007-1

    October 14, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: My teacher told us about a class called Project SeaCAMEL. What is it? A.: It's a live, underwater class in marine biology. Except you don't go under the water yourself (for better or worse) (when you're older ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Raven 'bout Crows (for the Week of May 18, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-raven-bout-crows-week-may-18-2008

    May 19, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: What's the difference between a crow and a raven? A. Basically this: Their voice, size and flight. The shapes of their bills, wings and tails. Plus also where they live. In most of North America, the common crow is the Amer ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Run, Hamster, Run (for the Week of Oct. 5, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-run-hamster-run-week-oct-5-2008

    September 29, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: My pet hamster runs in her wheel all the time. OK, not all the time, but a lot. At least at night. How far do you think she runs?   A. "Eek, eek, eek. Eek, eek, eek." I hear that noise when I visit the home of my ...

  7. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Raccoon Latrines and Why to Avoid Them in Case You Don't Do It and Aren't a Raccoon (for the Week of Aug. 2, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-raccoon-latrines-and-why-avoid-them-case-you-dont-do-it

    August 2, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: What's a raccoon latrine?   A. It's a place where a raccoon goes to the bathroom over and over and over again. Or a place where a lot of raccoons do it. It could be on a tree stump. Or up in the crotch of a tree. Or ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Polar Bears Threatened? (for the Week of May 25, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-polar-bears-threatened-week-may-25-2008

    May 27, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: We talked in class about polar bears. They just got listed as "threatened." What's it mean? A. On May 14, the head guy of the U.S. Department of Interior, taking the advice of the head guy of the U.S. Fish and Wil ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People Behind Climate Change? (for the Week of Feb. 4, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-people-behind-climate-change-week-feb-4-2007

    January 29, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: What's causing global climate change? Some people say it's people. Some people say that's bunk. A. I'm a bug. An insect. A northern walking stick. So I'll base what I say on the brains of humans who ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People-sized Penguins (for the Week of July 1, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-people-sized-penguins-week-july-1-2007-1

    July 1, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear about the giant penguin? Some scientists found some fossils from one. What's the biggest penguin today? What's the biggest penguin ever?   A. Yes, I heard about the giant penguin. Web sites and papers ran ...

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