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A lesser long-nosed bat flies toward the white flowers of Saguaro cactus.

We’re giving you some fun coloring activities! In honor of National Pollinators Week, we’ll be sharing a coloring page featuring a different pollinator every day. Another nighttime pollinator, some bat species prefer nectar over insects. These winged mammals pollinate plants that might not smell good to humans, but we sure enjoy them other ways!

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A butterfly sits on top of a frog's head. The frog sits on a lily pad submerged in water.

In the insect world, you can discover a variety of creatures from the cool to the downright creepy. However, there is no group of insects more hardcore than butterflies. How so? Some butterflies are hungry … for blood.

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Blazing star

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We’re celebrating pollinators for National Pollinators Week. Nature Interpreter Julie is sharing all about how prairie plants are homes for pollinators. If you can’t make it to Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, see what plants are in bloom now in this video.

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