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On the Trails: Beaked whales

I had never even heard of the beaked whales until a couple of years ago, when a news article reported a dead one, of a rare species, stranded on a beach somewhere in the southern hemisphere.
Harassment amid the fantasy

...which is what brought them to Comic-Con.Costuming, or cosplay, is a big part of the popular convention, with male and female fans dressing as their favorite characters, regardless of gender. A man might wear a Wonder Woman outfit, and a...
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Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...Holland said. "I love running because of biomechanics and enjoying the beautiful earth. We are competitive males and females, but we can compete with our own selves."The 26-year city trash truck driver will be retiring this year and...
Bird Bits: Tidbits about the great blue heron

Come spring, being a great blue heron parent means that both the male and female are into child rearing for the long haul. The male builds or refurbishes an existing flat nest of sticks. Heron parents incubate...
On the Trails: Spring has sprung

...forest understory. This plant can change the gender of its flowers from year to year: if it is hermaphroditic (both male and female) in one year and produces fruits, then the next year it is likely to be male only or not flower at all.A trip...
The fresh face of juvenile justice

...imagery that had positives; little metaphors for positive behavior."Featureless figures depict youth and adults, male and female, doing what Roach described as positive acts like greeting one another civilly, studying and cooperating. With...
On the Trails: The cost of making males

We humans are accustomed to thinking of reproduction as involving two sexes, male and female. But there are some animals that have dispensed with males altogether and produce offspring parthenogenetically (by 'virgin...
Heart of Hospice Run/Walk

...All participants will be included in a drawing to win a variety of prizes. Awards will also be given to the fastest male and female runners of the 5K run. The runners' names and times will be placed on the Dr. Henry Akiyama memorial plaque, located...
Police calls for Monday, March 31, 2014

...a probation violation. Alcohol was involved.Runaway? At 12:30 a.m. Saturday, a runaway 16-year-old male and female were reported in the 10800 block of Black Bear Road.? At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, a runaway 16-year-old female...
On the Trails: Happy endings

...this tenacious pair held on. They endured the human eyeballs staring from inches away and the probing fingers. Male and female would flit quickly across the trail during a little gap in the human procession or skitter surreptitiously down the...


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