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8 Cool Facts About Rats (Posthumously Starring My Rat, Jones)

I was looking back on some memories on my old rats that I used to have, and I became aware of the fact that, in my almost 5 years running my blog, I’ve never actually done a blog post about rat facts! 557 more words

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The Difference Between the Respiratory Systems of Humans and Certain Mammal Species

Since I haven’t done a blog post about or involving humans in a while, I thought that I’d make a quick post about the respiratory system of people, and how it differs from that of mammals. 864 more words

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The Platypus and Other Venomous Mammals

Over the past couple days, I’ve been reading a book called “Venomous” by Christie Wilcox, which, as the name suggests, is about venomous animals. Specifically, I was interested in the subcategory of venomous mammals. 379 more words

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5 Facts About Alaskan Sled Dogs

On a recent trip to Alaska, I went dog sledding on the Mendenhall glacier, which is the temporary home of a mushing camp. A glacier is an odd place to put a mushing camp, because of the crevices that often cover their surface. 774 more words

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The Animal Gladiators of the Colosseum

A couple days ago, I landed back in the United States after a long flight from Rome, Italy, the last place I visited on my Europe trip. 455 more words

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Stuck in Time: The Animals of Pompeii

While in Sorrento, Italy, my mother and I took the train to the nearby ruins of the City of Pompeii. We also visited Herculaneum, a smaller ruin nearby.   538 more words

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Mermaids in Sorrento, Italy

Recently, we travelled from Paris, France to Sorrento, Italy. As I walked throughout the town, I couldn’t help but notice that a common symbol is one of a mermaid. 241 more words

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