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Humpback Whales Gathering In Unusual Whale Sized Groups
This is what you would call a whale of a deviation!  Popular Science is reporting Humpback whales are organizing in huge numbers, and no one knows why.  The numbers are huge and so are the whales.  The pacific northwest natives can grow to 50 feet in length and weigh 40 tons...
Portland Attracts All Kinds Including–RATS!
There seems to be a national fascination with our big city neighbor to the south, Portland.  It is an eclectic and interesting place.  My uber liberal daughter Dacotah loves living in Portland and I’m happy for her but it is not my kind of city...
Mankind’s Closest Animal Cousins Face Extinction
If you’ve been to the movies recently you have no doubt seen a preview for the sci-fi flick War for the Planet of the Apes.  Who wins in the futuristic showdown? Buy a ticket.  But it’s pretty clear which side is losing right now.
More than two dozen of the t…
Panda on the Rebound – Gorilla Not So Much!
Great news for fans of the Giant panda Bear and that’s just about everybody, isn’t it?  Thanks to a increase habitats throughout China from 2004 to 2014, the giant panda population has risen 17 percent. That gain is enough for the International Union for Conserva…
Running With The Bulls? Sorry But That’s Bull!
Bucket item list item – NOT. I was raised on a farm, I’ve done more than my fair share of dodging hooves and horns chasing cattle. How about you.  Do you long for the heart pounding thrill of a 3 minute race among dangerous fighting bulls running through the crowded street…
See The Fish? The Fish For Sure Sees You!
Here’s something you may want to consider the next time you pound on the glass and make faces at the fish in the tank at the doctor’s office.  Researchers have discovered that those fish could pick you out of a lineup if need be.  So don’t do…
Whale Vomit Beer – You’re Kidding Right? No!
With a three day weekend ahead, we gotta talk a little beer.  The other day I posted how drinking moves you up the happiness scale - so that’s science, not the alcohol talking.  The assumption is of course we all drink responsibly...

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