Jonathan E. Landrum
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How to tell the difference between bobcats and house cats?
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The domestic cat and the bobcat look completely different, so it would be fairly easy to distinguish them. The bobbed tail cannot be relied on by itself, as there is a domestic breed of cat called the ...

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Footwear for one month in wet climate
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In a word: sandals There's a reason everyone you'll be around also wears sandals. But you'll want the same thong sandals or "flip flops" that they wear, since you'll be taking them off all the time (...

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What species of dinosaur made these 3 toed 6 inch long tracks?
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The shape of that track reminds me of an ornithopod. There can be some confusion as to how to identify specifically which ornithopod might have made that track (Manus track preservation bias as a key ...

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How to fish from a kayak?
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Expanding on my comment Fishing from a kayak is not really that much different from fishing from any other watercraft. You have less space to work with, like fishing from a Personal Water Craft, but ...

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What is this 40 cm long greenish and golden shining fish with brown fins?
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Adding to @acpilot's answer, it appears New Brunswick, while not part of the native range of the smallmouth bass, is part of the expanded range of the fish. That further leads to a possible ...

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Alligator free Mangrove or Cypress swamps in the US?
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Alligators won't bother you. They will chill out on the floor of the water feature in question and patiently wait for you to pass by. I've skied on the Mississippi River before, as well as in other ...

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How to create campfire which will burn overnight?
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Finnish Gap Fire Another option, besides the great answers already posted, is a Finnish gap fire, or Rakovalkea gap fire: You'll need a hand axe to carve notches into the logs to make them stable (...

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Are there resources for identifying dinosaur tracks?
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There are resources, but be aware that it is rather difficult to get a definitive answer. Here is a digital book published by the Earth Sciences department of the University of Bristol with a section ...

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How dangerous is it to swim in the Amazon river?
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I would just like to point out the one modern report of an attack on a human male by the candiru fish is highly likely to be spurious for a multitude of reasons, not least of which is the ...

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How to create campfire which will burn overnight?
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Swedish Fire Log Yet another option is what is known as a Swedish torch or Canadian candle (especially if you have a chain saw available). This type of fire is much more useful as a camp stove as ...

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