I am often asked how I find the subjects that I photograph. Sometimes I am consciously looking for specific plants and animals, but more often I’m simply looking for something that is either out of place or out of character. In this particular instance, I noticed an American Beech sapling with leaves that were bunched up into an odd shape. If you think you know what caused this roughly 2-inch long x 1-inch wide, leaf-covered cylinder, go to the Naturally Curious blog (www.naturallycuriouswithmaryholland.wordpress.com), scroll down to “Comments” and enter your thoughts. The answer will be revealed Monday, Oct. 7.
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