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Blue Dragon Sea Slug, what is it?

Floating upside down through the ocean, the blue dragon sea slug lurks awaiting its’ prey.  Often called the blue ocean slug or sea lizard, the blue dragon sea slug actually camouflages itself with its silver back facing down and its large blue foot facing upwards.  The blue dragon sea slug uses both surface tension and […]

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“Toilet Spider” False Hoax

Just before the turn of the millennium, the story of the toilet spider emerged via social networks and email.  Of course, we don’t believe everything posted on social media or forwarded by email; however the story of a spider that lurks in toilets waiting to deliver a fatal bite to your posterior does grab one’s […]

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Poisonous Snakes in Georgia

Of the forty one species of snakes indigenous to Georgia, only six are poisonous: Southern copperhead, cottonmouth, eastern diamondback rattlesnake, timber rattlesnake, pigmy rattlesnake, and the eastern coral snake.  Rattlesnakes, copperheads, and cottonmouths are all pit vipers.  Pit vipers have two pits underneath their nostrils that detect heat, which allows them to hunt warm blooded […]

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Gardening Tips

The change of season brings new growth and new life.  Spring brings bright, colorful flowers, green grass, and the opportunity to grow a garden and a source of food.  In decades past, gardens were a necessity to life as they provided nutrition for the family and revenue for purchasing other necessities.  Although large farmers still […]

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