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  •   Can you imagine paddling your canoe around a bend, and seeing the incredible Turnip Rock before you? It looks almost unreal, doesn’t it? This remarkable sight is a small geological […]

    Turnip Rock

      Can you imagine paddling your canoe around a bend, and seeing the incredible Turnip Rock before you? It looks almost unreal, doesn’t it? This remarkable sight is a small geological […]

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  •   For someone with arachnophobia, the sheer size and appearance of the Carolina Wolf Spider can be the source of nightmares! Trust me; I know this firsthand! This is the […]

    Carolina Wolf Spider

      For someone with arachnophobia, the sheer size and appearance of the Carolina Wolf Spider can be the source of nightmares! Trust me; I know this firsthand! This is the […]

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  •   The Borneo Bay Cat is an extremely reclusive wildcat. They have NEVER been seen outside of their forest. They are the Howard Hughes of the feline world! This is […]

    Borneo Bay Cat

      The Borneo Bay Cat is an extremely reclusive wildcat. They have NEVER been seen outside of their forest. They are the Howard Hughes of the feline world! This is […]

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  •   We all know how “picky” delicate beauties can be, right? Well, it is the same for the Virginia Jointvetch. What a unique name! Who comes up with such names? […]

    Virginia Jointvetch

      We all know how “picky” delicate beauties can be, right? Well, it is the same for the Virginia Jointvetch. What a unique name! Who comes up with such names? […]

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  •   Would you believe that the Argentine Shortfin Squid is consumed in vast numbers in parts of the world, most especially in Argentina and Brazil? It’s a fact! This is a […]

    Argentine Shortfin Squid

      Would you believe that the Argentine Shortfin Squid is consumed in vast numbers in parts of the world, most especially in Argentina and Brazil? It’s a fact! This is a […]

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  •   Would you believe that tiny Kiawah Island possesses multiple types of environments? The island is virtually a geological, biological and botanical “sampler!” This beauty is a small island on […]

    Kiawah Island

      Would you believe that tiny Kiawah Island possesses multiple types of environments? The island is virtually a geological, biological and botanical “sampler!” This beauty is a small island on […]

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  •   The Carolina Mantis is such an efficient hunter that it is actually sold as a biological control agent! They may have a prayer, but what they hunt doesn’t! This insect is […]

    Carolina Mantis

      The Carolina Mantis is such an efficient hunter that it is actually sold as a biological control agent! They may have a prayer, but what they hunt doesn’t! This insect is […]

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  •   Look (if you dare): Kermit the Frog or the Hyalinobatrachium dianae is a newly discovered species and has a see-through belly! Who would have imagined that? As a newly discovered species,  it does […]

    Hyalinobatrachium dianae or Kermit the Frog

      Look (if you dare): Kermit the Frog or the Hyalinobatrachium dianae is a newly discovered species and has a see-through belly! Who would have imagined that? As a newly discovered species,  it does […]

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  •   Can you believe that the possession of San Diego Thornmint represents a more serious crime than the possession of marijuana in the United States? It’s true! The San Diego […]

    San Diego Thornmint

      Can you believe that the possession of San Diego Thornmint represents a more serious crime than the possession of marijuana in the United States? It’s true! The San Diego […]

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  •   What a streamlined species of small whale this is! And we never even knew the Omura Whale was there! We still know so little about our vast and incredible oceans! The […]

    Omura Whale

      What a streamlined species of small whale this is! And we never even knew the Omura Whale was there! We still know so little about our vast and incredible oceans! The […]

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  •   Grand Falls is sometimes called “The Chocolate Falls”. Can you just picture how it must look? What a sight it must be pouring over the cliffs! Grand Falls or […]

    Grand Falls or Chocolate Falls

      Grand Falls is sometimes called “The Chocolate Falls”. Can you just picture how it must look? What a sight it must be pouring over the cliffs! Grand Falls or […]

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  •   Just look at the delicate, lacy wings of the Cabbage White Butterfly! These little beauties have quite often been referred to as “flying balls of cotton!” The Cabbage White Butterfly […]

    Cabbage White Butterfly

      Just look at the delicate, lacy wings of the Cabbage White Butterfly! These little beauties have quite often been referred to as “flying balls of cotton!” The Cabbage White Butterfly […]

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  •   The Indian Bullfrog is a relatively large species of bullfrog. This unique animal is endemic to many parts of southern Asia. It has now been introduced into Madagascar and is […]

    Indian Bullfrog

      The Indian Bullfrog is a relatively large species of bullfrog. This unique animal is endemic to many parts of southern Asia. It has now been introduced into Madagascar and is […]

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  •   Four Petal Pawpaw is the common name for Asimina tetramera. This is an extremely rare plant species found only in a small section of the United States. This unique […]

    Four Petal Pawpaw

      Four Petal Pawpaw is the common name for Asimina tetramera. This is an extremely rare plant species found only in a small section of the United States. This unique […]

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  •   The Queen Conch is a relatively large species of gastropod mollusk. This ocean dwelling invertebrate is renowned for the beauty of their colorful and intricate shells. The Queen Conch […]

    Queen Conch

      The Queen Conch is a relatively large species of gastropod mollusk. This ocean dwelling invertebrate is renowned for the beauty of their colorful and intricate shells. The Queen Conch […]

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  •   Ramona Falls is a highly picturesque and unique waterfall. This geological gem is located on the western side of Mount Hood, Oregon, in the United States. This beautiful waterfall […]

    Ramona Falls

      Ramona Falls is a highly picturesque and unique waterfall. This geological gem is located on the western side of Mount Hood, Oregon, in the United States. This beautiful waterfall […]

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  •   The Quokka is a unique animal in the genus Setonix and is alone in that genus.  This small marsupial is renowned for its distinctive natural expression. The IUCN has […]

    Quokka

      The Quokka is a unique animal in the genus Setonix and is alone in that genus.  This small marsupial is renowned for its distinctive natural expression. The IUCN has […]

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  •   The Abronia macrocarpa is an extremely rare and endangered species of flowering plant. The species has an extremely small natural territory remaining. The Abronia macrocarpa is only known to […]

    Abronia macrocarpa

      The Abronia macrocarpa is an extremely rare and endangered species of flowering plant. The species has an extremely small natural territory remaining. The Abronia macrocarpa is only known to […]

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  •   The Giant Triton is an exceptionally large species of sea snail. This marine gastropod is one of the largest species of mollusk within its endemic habitat. This remarkable ocean […]

    Giant Triton

      The Giant Triton is an exceptionally large species of sea snail. This marine gastropod is one of the largest species of mollusk within its endemic habitat. This remarkable ocean […]

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  •   Erg Chebbi is the common name for a Saharan erg located in the country of Morocco. This geological formation is one of two such ergs found in the country. […]

    Erg Chebbi

      Erg Chebbi is the common name for a Saharan erg located in the country of Morocco. This geological formation is one of two such ergs found in the country. […]

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