Revival of the Irish Wolfhound — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

The Irish wolfhound is a persistent symbol of ancient Celtic nobility and integrity. By the middle of the 19th century the original Irish wolfhound had all but disappeared, along with its foe the Irish wolf, and no one really had a clear idea of what it had looked like in its heyday. Around this time,…

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Videos Show Alligators Climbing Fences, Swimming Across Roads, Pools in Florida — KTLA

Most people know alligators get just about everywhere in Florida, but now they’ve really leveled up. Videos from last week show a massive 463-pound gator swimming in the middle of a busy road — and another climbing a fence. One of the intrusive reptiles was filmed on Thursday swimming in a giant puddle in the middle of an…

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Walks around Kocani — Wanderings in North Macedonia

Our house is situated on the outskirts of Kocani. It is about 2 km walk into the town center, which even on a hot day is certainly doable. Away from the town center there are houses and a small mountain range which offers a nice walk through partly urbanised area into the shady forest at […]

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Join us for Learning Together on North Beach – August 24 at 5:00 pm — SIB

The Piping Plovers are back and there is a good chance to see more Shorebirds. SIB member Arch McCallum will lead a SIB Learning Together bird walk at North Beach. Arch was a professor of Ornithology at College of Charleston and also leads bird walks for Audubon of South Carolina. He’s never birded Seabrook’s beaches […]

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Wild horse dies after trying to go through barbed wire on the Outer Banks — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: WITN.com “A veterinarian determined that his leg couldn’t be treated …” COROLLA, N.C. (WITN) – A wild horse on the Outer Banks had to be put down late last week. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund posted pictures to its Facebook page of Joaquin, who was a young stallion and well-known in the Swan Beach area. […]

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