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Ask the Naturalist

Here are some recent questions:

How Much Should You Worry About Mountain Lion Attacks in Bay Area Parks?

Why Did So Many Jellyfish Wash Onto Bay Beaches This Spring?

When a Plant Dies, Where Do the Nutrients in its Cells Go?

Are Baby Rattlesnakes the Most Dangerous Biters?

Are There Any Plants That Do Not Photosynthesize?

Unusual bird? Weird bug? Something strange or interesting in Bay Area nature? Thanks to donations from readers like you, Bay Nature has teamed up with the naturalists at the California Center for Natural History to answer your questions about the world every other Tuesday. You can read all the past questions and answers below.

So tell us … what do you want to know?

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