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Please do not disturb

If you leave your experiment behind in the Scandinavian mountains, you will have to deal with the wildlife up there.

We learned that lesson the hard way. 179 more words

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A happy reunion

This July, we planted seeds on 1000 meters in the mountains, well above their current growing limits.

Now, at the end of August, we were very curious to see if they managed to germinate. 213 more words

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A happy reunion

This July, we planted seeds on 1000 meters in the mountains, well above their current growing limits.

Now, at the end of August, we were very curious to see if they managed to germinate. 213 more words

Science

Random Insect: Darkling beetle

Darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) make up a large and diverse group of insects, with over 1000 known species in North America alone. Over 20,000 are known throughout the world, and species vary considerably in appearance. 166 more words

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Curious Cowbird

Curious Brown-headed cowbird checking us out as we march through the forest on a late summer hike. Called a brood parasite for leaving their eggs in the nests of other birds who raise the cowbirds young, but hey, some folks hire a nanny. 8 more words

100 Years Ago, Humanity Exterminated the Passenger Pigeon

Today, 1 September 2014, marks the final passing of a iconic species: the passenger pigeon, which in the 19th century was the most populous bird in North America. 40 more words

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