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Stadthaus, Gürzenichstr., 50667 Köln - Altstadt-Nord (1923)

Stadthaus, Gürzenichstr., 50667 Köln - Altstadt-Nord (1923)

The current range of the Nine Banded Armadillo is in Red and the projected eventual range is in Pink :  Roving armadillos could be heading for the Washington area, biologists say  By Maggie Fazeli Fard  Armadillos in D.C.? It may sound absurd, but new reports show that the leathery, armored mammal from Texas is on the move and could soon take up residence in the Washington area.    Climate change is the culprit, reports the Daily Climate Web site, citing biologists’ claims that the…

The current range of the Nine Banded Armadillo is in Red and the projected eventual range is in Pink : Roving armadillos could be heading for the Washington area, biologists say By Maggie Fazeli Fard Armadillos in D.C.? It may sound absurd, but new reports show that the leathery, armored mammal from Texas is on the move and could soon take up residence in the Washington area. Climate change is the culprit, reports the Daily Climate Web site, citing biologists’ claims that the…

Jean Robert Borotra, Basque. 13 August 1898 – 17 July 1994) was a French tennis champion. He was one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from his country who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Borotra was ranked as high as World No. 2 by A. Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph in 1926. Arrested by the Gestapo in November 1942, Borotra was deported to a concentration camp in Germany and then Itter Castle in North Tyrol until May 1945. He was freed from the castle after the Battle…

Jean Robert Borotra, Basque. 13 August 1898 – 17 July 1994) was a French tennis champion. He was one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from his country who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Borotra was ranked as high as World No. 2 by A. Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph in 1926. Arrested by the Gestapo in November 1942, Borotra was deported to a concentration camp in Germany and then Itter Castle in North Tyrol until May 1945. He was freed from the castle after the Battle…

The oldest message in a bottle in the world, found by the Winkler family (left) and George Parker Bidder who released the bottle into the North Sea between 1904 and 1906 as part of his research

World's oldest message in a bottle washes up in Germany after 108 years at sea

The oldest message in a bottle in the world, found by the Winkler family (left) and George Parker Bidder who released the bottle into the North Sea between 1904 and 1906 as part of his research

Fire Ant Range Map -- Slightly enlarged map; this one includes UT, KS, and MO. Because southern Illinois' border is cut off by the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, fire ants may or may not have populations established in that state, although bridges, boats, leaves, and anything else ants can latch onto that fly away with winds could easily breach river barriers.

Fire Ant Range Map -- Slightly enlarged map; this one includes UT, KS, and MO. Because southern Illinois' border is cut off by the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, fire ants may or may not have populations established in that state, although bridges, boats, leaves, and anything else ants can latch onto that fly away with winds could easily breach river barriers.

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Brown Recluse (and their desert subspecies) and Hobo Spider Range map. My quick research into Recluses suggests that Missouri seems to be the epicenter for bites requiring hospitalization, which is more anecdotal than certifiable.

Brown Recluse (and their desert subspecies) and Hobo Spider Range map. My quick research into Recluses suggests that Missouri seems to be the epicenter for bites requiring hospitalization, which is more anecdotal than certifiable.

Pine Marten Range Map

Pine Marten Range Map

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