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Archive for June, 2006

Bird City

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2006 @ 3:39 pm in Birds | Comments Off on Bird City

Sometimes one man can make a difference. Although today governments provide sanctuary for endangered birds, plants and mammals, there have been times when a single person played an essential role in saving an entire species. As we roam the United States we carry with us a small library of books written by other travelers; men […]

Mosquito Misery

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2006 @ 3:31 pm in Bugs | Comments Off on Mosquito Misery

A ranger at the entrance to Everglades National Park announced to us that he had both good and bad news to report. The bad news – about 40 species of mosquitoes live in the park. The good news – members of at least seven of these species don’t bite. It could be worse. Worldwide some […]

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