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Ewww! What is that? It’s a snail! Have you ever seen a snail on a trail before? When you saw the snail did it leave a trail of slime? They leave a trail of mucus (slime) behind as they move – gross! But it’s very necessary. That slime trail protects the snail as it moves and allows […]
Do you know what this is? It’s the Italian Wall Lizard – Podarcis siculus – and it lives in Topeka! Tens of thousands of these fast little lizards can be found sunning themselves on rocks or scurrying underneath them for shelter all over Topeka. Native to Northern Italy, this lizard made its home here about 50 years […]
Explore African American history, culture and experience from the 16th through 20th centuries. The new database includes 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience from more than 35 states.
Have you ever wondered how a tree frog survives this cold weather? Find out with animal expert, Jackie Hurst. Frogsicle, anyone?
The guys of the Topeka field office of Guys Read, the Mustache Killers, challenged themselves. “Can we recruit more guys for Guys Read?” they said. “Yes, we can!” And so they did.