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Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings,...

Halloween Pennant Celithemis eponina
2013-07-15 13:17:27

The Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern and central areas of North America, where it emerges at different times during the year. In northern areas of its range, it can be seen between the months of June to August, but in other areas of its range, like Florida, it can be seen throughout the year. Its...

Halloween Crab
2008-05-04 22:30:19

The Halloween Crab (Gecarcinus quadratus or Gercarcinus ruricola), also known as the moon crab, should not be confused with the Halloween hermit crab. They dig burrows in rainforest habitat and are native to Central America. It lives in the forest at least some of its adult life. They have lungs that need to be moist all the time. If not, they could dry out and die. The Halloween crab is very...

Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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