Library GraffitiDrew Magazine’s interactive “Four Seasons at Drew” beautifully introduces Forest plants and animals: Our reference sources will tell you even more.

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior

Squirrels, chipmunks and….coyotes? Oh my! Although the coyote was probably just passing through, they’ve all been seen on campus and they all are known to cache food. What is caching anyway? Find out here.
REF QL750.3 .E533 2010

 Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians

Visited the Zuck Arboretum yet? The two ponds are home to Chrysemys picta. A picture shows you what to look for when it emerges from the mud in the spring.
REF QL651 .C65 1975

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS)

If you’re wondering why Chrysemys picta winters in pond mud, read the article on “Hibernation: Poikilotherms” in eLS.
Online under Resources by Title

Birds of North America Online

Listen to the sounds of cardinals and barn swallows with audio files from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and American Ornothologists’ Union collection.
Online under Resources by Title

Hawks of North America

Is the huge bird that swooped by you on the path to the library a hawk? Photos supplement Roger Tory Peterson’s classic bird paintings in this source.
REF QL696 .F3 C59 2001

Firefly Encyclopedia of Trees

“The University in the Forest” just wouldn’t be the same without our beloved oaks. Ancient Romans found an interesting use for oak. Find out more here.
REF QK474.87 .F57 2005

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers

Why does snow melt around skunk cabbage in early spring? Look it up…
REF QK112 .N53 2001

Reference sources: see the forest AND the trees!

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