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New Hampshire Tidbits: Buffalo, Elk, Fox, Deer; Baynes, Atwood, Coit, Means

A word of warning: this is a complicated story, with numerous tangents. It starts with postcards that I recently acquired of wild animals, photographed around 1906 at Corbin Park in Grantham NH, by the famous naturalist-photographer, Ernest Harold Baynes. Though … Continue reading

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The Lucky Elephant and Benson Wild Animal Farm of Hudson, New Hampshire

A few months ago there was a flurry of stories about the large concrete elephant at Tufts University having finally fallen apart, with a new (and different) one being constructed to replace it. The disintegrated 10-foot elephant was a “lucky” … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s State Animal: white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

In 1983 New Hampshire officially named the white-tailed deer (also known as the Virginia deer) as its official state animal.  … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Ear Marks

ear marks – a “mark” or distinctive pattern was placed on a domestic animal's ear…

by its owner to … Continue reading

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