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Calvert Marine Museum

Calvert Marine Museum

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Want to touch a dogfish shark, see an octopus or jellyfish up close, and enjoy watching an otter at play? You can do all of that at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons in Calvert County, Maryland. Solomons is a small island at the mouth of the Patuxent River, where almost everything is accessible […]

Protecting Long Island’s Turtles

Protecting Long Island’s Turtles

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.   Diamondback terrapins are a turtle species native to Long Island. You can find them wherever there are salt marshes. Russell Burke, a biology professor at Hofstra University, says diamondback terrapins do not travel as far as other turtle species. Diamondback terrapins live their whole life within a couple of miles of where they […]