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A Year in the Maine Woods - August 4 Wanderers, August 6 Late Summer Ramblings, August 9-13 Some Berries, August 14 Whispers of Fall, August 30, Early September, September 13, September 18, September 20 Clearcuts Summary & Analysis

Bernd Heinrich
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The section "August 4 Wanderers" describes a heavy rain and the animals who depend on that moisture. The author notices small amphibians, wood frogs, turtles, and salamanders around his property. They are slow-moving creatures that are guided by evolution to go on long and dangerous journeys.

In "Late Summer Ramblings", the author writes about the changing of the seasons and the life cycle of the moth. During his daily run, he sees a web of many tiny caterpillars all flashing together in unison from side to side. A wasp comes into the scene and the caterpillars respond. The wasp is persistent and eventually shoots an egg...

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