Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Don’t Look Now: Crane Flies Are Mating

What’s all that bobbing up and down in the woods these late-winter days?

Hmm, I hadn’t noticed. But the action is getting hot and heavy as male winter crane flies are doing their mating dance.

Patterson Clark describes the annual ritual in his “Urban Jungle” column, “Snow swarms,” in the Washington Post. Warning: Graphics are “G” rated.

To read “Snow swarms,” CLICK HERE.

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