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What Animal Ate my Mango?

Or, Possums, Raccoons and the Hazards of Tropical Fruit Trees in Florida! We have a beautiful mango tree that so far has brought only one mango a year to fruition. This I pamper for several months, investing gallons of water … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Frozen Baby Mammoth

I read the most incredible article in this month’s National Geographic.  It was the story of the two reindeer herders who came across a baby mammoth carcass in Siberia back in the spring of 2007. What was unusual about this … Continue reading

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A Very Old Octopus

There’s a very recent report of fossil Octopi having been discovered in rock! This is terribly rare, since the death of an Octopus normally results in complete disintegration of the boneless body. This is an exciting find for the paleontology … Continue reading

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Alligators in the Neighborhood?

Alligators have apparently been spotted on the neighborhood streets of rain soaked Melbourne, Florida. This is not so surprising. I’ve lived on the west coast of the state for many years, and the sight of alligators posed like living logs … Continue reading

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New Gorilla Population Discovered

Gorillas were recently discovered living in a paradise deep in the Republic of the Congo. This is a wonderful discovery; it literally doubles the number of gorillas in the world today- fully 125,000 more than were known about previously. However, … Continue reading

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