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Don't Miss These Top Stories From March 2019

Apr 1, 2019

Do Bobcats Kill Deer? How will climate change affect Montana's forests? What’s up with the lead in Montana’s public schools? Why do scorpions glow? Learn more with these can't-miss stories from March

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All scorpions glow a beautiful blue-green color under ultraviolet light.
Credit Missoula Insectarium

  •  Do Bobcats Kill Deer? 'Field Notes' Investigates

    Bobcats are only about twice the size of a housecat and weigh no more than 35lbs. Could a bobcat, which normally preys on rabbits, hares, birds, and small mammals, possibly kill a deer?

  •  Chad Dundas On The Offer He Couldn't Refuse

    Acclaimed journalist and author Chad Dundas (Champion Of The World) teams with illustrator Rodrigo Lorenzo (WWE) for the definitive tale of one of WWE's greatest Superstars.

  •  Can Do: The Hacker's Life

    The CEO of Missoula, Montana’s LMG Security spends her work days finding ways to break into companies, then writing reports about what she finds. Meet author, lecturer and “security badass,” Sherri Davidoff.

  •  Edgar Winter Hitches A 'Free Ride' Through American Musical Culture

    The 1970s hits "Frankenstein" and "Free Ride" may have been your gateway to keyboardist, guitarist, saxophonist, percussionist, singer, songwriter and record producer Edgar Winter. But Winter is no two-hit wonder; his music is all over "Netherworld," "Air America," "Dazed and Confused," "My Cousin Vinny," "Wayne's World 2" and "The Simpsons." He's toured in Ringo Starr's band and played with his band on late-night tv talk shows. Winter even popped up in a Miller Lite commercial, which may be the real proof that his work isn't synonymous with just rock & roll, but American culture.

  • Bug Bytes Episode Four: Thar She Glows – Scorpions

    There are nearly 2,000 species of scorpions in the world. And while individual species may live thousands of miles apart, they have one thing in common: they glow a beautiful blue-green color under ultraviolet light. While we may understand how they glow, we’re not exactly sure why they glow.


Grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park.
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