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  •   The Maine Desert is a most surprising geological phenomenon. Names CAN be rather deceiving, however. No Kidding! In fact, this site is not a “true” desert. The local climate […]

    Maine Desert

      The Maine Desert is a most surprising geological phenomenon. Names CAN be rather deceiving, however. No Kidding! In fact, this site is not a “true” desert. The local climate […]

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  • The Ankole-Watusi is a VERY impressive looking breed of cattle! This (remarkable!) breed is a species of Sanga cattle. Just LOOK at those gargantuan horns! They are sometimes (and for understandable […]

    Ankole-Watusi

    The Ankole-Watusi is a VERY impressive looking breed of cattle! This (remarkable!) breed is a species of Sanga cattle. Just LOOK at those gargantuan horns! They are sometimes (and for understandable […]

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  •   The Luzon Peacock Swallowtail is a uniquely beautiful species of Lepidoptera. This butterfly is also (sadly!) extremely rare and is rarely photographed. In addition, the Luzon Peacock Swallowtail was […]

    Luzon Peacock Swallowtail

      The Luzon Peacock Swallowtail is a uniquely beautiful species of Lepidoptera. This butterfly is also (sadly!) extremely rare and is rarely photographed. In addition, the Luzon Peacock Swallowtail was […]

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  •   The surprising Carcross Desert is the tiniest (and in some ways most unique) desert in the world. However, despite the name, it is not technically a desert. This surprising […]

    Carcross Desert

      The surprising Carcross Desert is the tiniest (and in some ways most unique) desert in the world. However, despite the name, it is not technically a desert. This surprising […]

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  •   The Rosary Pea is a plant whose brightly colored seeds are sought after for their beguiling beauty. However, that beauty hides a potentially DEADLY secret! The seeds of this […]

    Rosary Pea

      The Rosary Pea is a plant whose brightly colored seeds are sought after for their beguiling beauty. However, that beauty hides a potentially DEADLY secret! The seeds of this […]

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  •   The Cownose Ray is an interesting species of eagle ray. Now THERE is a name that creates a mental image! They are also one of the smallest species of […]

    Cownose Ray

      The Cownose Ray is an interesting species of eagle ray. Now THERE is a name that creates a mental image! They are also one of the smallest species of […]

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  •   The remarkable (not to mention lovely!) Hourglass Dolphin is an extremely rare species. This species has rarely been seen, and even more rarely studied! In fact, only 6 complete […]

    Hourglass Dolphin

      The remarkable (not to mention lovely!) Hourglass Dolphin is an extremely rare species. This species has rarely been seen, and even more rarely studied! In fact, only 6 complete […]

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  • Avery Island is a unique geological site, with a decidedly “spicy” story. The entire inland island is really an enormous salt dome! But wait, there’s MORE! The location has (quite […]

    Avery Island

    Avery Island is a unique geological site, with a decidedly “spicy” story. The entire inland island is really an enormous salt dome! But wait, there’s MORE! The location has (quite […]

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  •   The Painted Desert certainly does live up to its name! This incredible landscape seems to display Nature’s brushstrokes for us to behold, don’t you think? This wondrous example of […]

    Painted Desert

      The Painted Desert certainly does live up to its name! This incredible landscape seems to display Nature’s brushstrokes for us to behold, don’t you think? This wondrous example of […]

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  •   The Guatemalan Fir is a species of tree endemic to portions of Central America. Its endemic range extends the furthest south of any species in its genus. This plant […]

    Guatemalan Fir

      The Guatemalan Fir is a species of tree endemic to portions of Central America. Its endemic range extends the furthest south of any species in its genus. This plant […]

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  •   The Carolina Hammerhead is yet another newly discovered species! The first confirmed discovery of this previously unknown species of shark occurred in November, 2013. The Carolina Hammerhead Shark was […]

    Carolina Hammerhead Shark

      The Carolina Hammerhead is yet another newly discovered species! The first confirmed discovery of this previously unknown species of shark occurred in November, 2013. The Carolina Hammerhead Shark was […]

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