The fourth graders from the Springbrook School (Westerly) visited Biomes for a class field trip this morning.
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Our two baby horseshoe crabs emerged from hibernation (known as "Winter Dormancy") today. Unlike the adults, which move into deep water during the winter, the young burrow under the mud in shallow estuaries and remain there until spring. Even in captivity they imitate what they would do in the wild. They do this by using their internal seasonal clock. Because they haven't eaten in months they were very active and Rebecca fed them some live black worms as a welcome back treat.
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The radio network “Air America” started today. Here’s the link to listen to it live and streaming.
Time Waster of the Week: Scissors, Paper, Stone.