Category Archives: wildlife

Open Wide!

If you want to read more about this tryDental MythBusters: Do Crocodiles Let Birds Clean Their Teeth? | Canyon Gate Dental of Orem

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A Praying Mantis vs. A Bird

If you fancy a praying mantis as a pet you might like this site, About the praying mantis | Keeping Insects

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The Bear and the Hunter

A hunter was confronted by a huge bear. All of his attempts to shoot the bear were unsuccessful. Then he turned and ran and ran and ran and ran until he came to the edge of a steep cliff. Seeing … Continue reading

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The Burmese Pythons of Florida

There are many examples of invasive species colonising new territories.1 Writing about the UK’s Japanese Knotweed challenge doesn’t have the same buzz as Florida’s Burmese Pythons, though the storyline is the same.2 Japanese Knotweed was brought into the UK as … Continue reading

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In Times Past

The peoples of the land knew, their world Each plant, the uses they might be put to The elixir’s and the cautions inherent In the most benign and kindly plants.  For longer years than may be remembered Avoided nightshade’s, or … Continue reading

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Komodo Dragon

If you want to know more about them see Komodo dragon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komodo_dragon  

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Book Review: Short Notices

Robert Dallek ~ Franklin D Roosevelt: a political life (2016) The title says everything you need to know about Roosevelt. Everything that he did was filtered through a meticulous political calculation. Sometimes the outcome was gruesome and unconscionable such as … Continue reading

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Lunchtime

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Please take care of our trees

No-one seems to care What tree, stand here or there Elm, Willow, Ash or Oak Care can’t be said for city folk.  Urban sprawl, shows development blight Green gives way, – concrete sweeps unrelenting Grey tentacles of concrete, mocks the … Continue reading

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The fearless Drongo and Eagle

  If you want to read more about the drongo go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_drongo  

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