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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

  • How safe is a night spent in Curry Village in Yosemite National Park?

  • "We encamped at the City of the Rocks, a noted place from the granite rocks rising abruptly out of the ground...a dismantled, rock-built city of the Stone Age." - Pioneer James Wilkins, 1849.

  • A recent report from the Buffalo National River in Arkansas confirms the validity of the old expression about shooting yourself in the foot, although in this case a would-be hunter's miscue had both a literal and figurative outcome.

  • With winter coming on, the wood storks will be more visible in Everglades National Park, as it's a prime wintering grounds for this big bird. But what's the deal with the shuffle? Watch this video to get the answer.

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