When we lived out in Lewisville, we had plenty of large animals around. I saw (within a mile of my house) coyotes, roadrunners, rabbits, snakes, hawks, raccoons, skunks, armadillos, and more. I thought by moving into the city that would likely decrease, but on top of hearing there was a bobcat in our neighborhood recently, I also realized that in addition to our horde of bunnies running around the neighborhood, we have a few more smaller animals that were noticeably missing the past couple of years outside city limits. Fireflies, for starters.
And these guys, whom we originally had in Lewisville but disappeared after a particularly dry summer:
And the other day, I also stumbled on this guy just hanging out by our fence:
Comic for March 9, 2014
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