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Animal news: clown fish, orcas and Indian elephants

From April and May Harper’s Findings: Clown fish can count the number of vertical bars on other fish. Have they explained how they apply this talent? An orca acting alone killed a great white shark and ate its liver. With … Continue reading

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Speaking of ancient times…

…which we were doing with news about Ur and urban sprawl (did the word “urban” come from “Ur”?)*, another Harper’s Finding presents this: Mummified mice discovered atop desolate, high-altitude Andean volcanoes were found to have traveled there on their own, … Continue reading

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When you consider urban sprawl, consider this…

…from Harper’s January 2024 Findings: Ur was not as resistant to urban sprawl as was previously thought. I had no thoughts about Ur, not even previously. Has this new thought about Ur altered the city planners views about, oh, say, … Continue reading

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