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The tree sloths: Bradypus tridactylus and Choloepus didactylus

Lucy Roberts, PhD student in the Museum of Zoology writes:

I often spend swathes of the working week wandering around the museum galleries and stores, marveling at the extent of the collections and regularly being surprised by new (to me), amazing specimens. 352 more words


Lovejoy Mondate

A man walked into a hardware store . . . and told my guy about a couple of mountains we should climb. And my guy came home and told me. 1,146 more words


Did You See What I Saw?

Aimless wanders are among my favorite and today was such when I headed out the back door. Rather than follow any trail or even in my own former footprints, my direction changed with many a whim. 965 more words



Striped Skunks are found throughout most of North America. They have a distinct thin white stripe down the center of their face. They are primarily nocturnal. 60 more words


Clockwise Circumnavigation of Holt Pond

Though we were headed to a place we frequent, we thought we’d change up our trek by hiking in the direction that is opposite our norm along the trail system. 1,038 more words


Tenmile Mondate

I’d never heard of the trail system my guy and I hiked this afternoon until my friend Marita introduced me to it about a week and a half ago. 1,327 more words


The Day After the Bomb Cyclone

We survived yesterday’s blizzard, but I wondered about our neighborhood.┬áLast night the winds howled and we watched snow blow from north to south on a horizontal plane. 493 more words