From old wives’ tales to scientifically proven effects, the moon makes an impact here on Earth in numerous ways.
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You can count the number of birds that fly across a full moon to estimate how many birds are migrating.
After coming out of its cocoon, a luna moth lives for one week, never eating, but focused on finding a mate.
Canada moonseed appears similar to wild grapes, but its pretty berries are dangerous.
Canada moonseed berries contain a single crescent-moon shaped seed. The berries look appetizing, but are dangerous if eaten.
The full moon compels the ruffed grouse to "crazy flights."
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Tide pools during low tide at Slip Point, Clallam Bay, Sekiu, WA.
A rare, gorgeous moonbow over Victoria Falls, Africa.