The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
Hunters Bagged Nearly 87,000 Deer During Shotgun Season
Ohio hunters bagged slightly fewer deer during this year’s week-long gun season.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife says last week’s take was a 3.7-percent decrease from 2011. But that was expected because the agency has worked to reduce the statewide herd by expanding hunting opportunities – including chances to kill more doe.
86,964 white-tail deer were killed last week, with areas east of Columbus being the best places to hunt. The top counties for the harvest were Coshocton, Muskingum, Tuscarawas, Guernsey and Harrison.
Another deer-gun weekend is set for Dec. 15-16, while archery season remains open until Feb. 3. The statewide muzzleloader deer season is Jan. 5-8.