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Each weekday naturalist Rudy Mancke, host of SCETV's NatureScene, shares his knowledge of plants and wildlife. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.

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  • A listener finds a huge... tadpole? On the shore?
  • This is one of two species of tent caterpillars found in South Carolina.
  • Spring wildflowers blossom early, while they have access to full sun.
  • This moth has a large cocoon that is attached to surfaces along its long side.
  • A listener spies som eastern tiger swallowtail that are mating.
  • This gall is caused by a wasp which only lays its eggs on white oak trees.
  • This salamander is found in the mountains, piedmont, sandhills, and somewhat on the coastal plain of South Carolina.
  • This gall is created by a fungus.
  • Killdeer nest on the ground.
  • This plant gets one of its common names because its flowers resemble those of the azalea.
  • Students at a Newberry County school find a portion of the schoolyard has been disturbed...
  • Rudy tells us about a plant he recently saw for the first time...