Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Guess Who Came To Dinner

Friday, September 7, 2012

One has to feel sorry for plants. They are the primary producers. That means they are at the bottom of the food chain. They produce the food that all other organisms ultimately rely on. They are dinner for more organisms than any other creatures. And they seem so defenseless. If an animal starts dining on a plant, it can’t run away. It must stand there and take it...