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The Filming of the Shrew (VIDEO)

Staff photographer Ari van den Akker just captured this video of a Northern Short-tailed Shrew tunneling under the thistle feeder outside the Discovery Room at Gilsland Farm. She reports: These shrews are one of very few mammals that are venomous -- an adaptation that allows them to kill prey …

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The Sea Ice is Back

The sea ice is back. Yesterday Director Andy Beahm took a walk down to the Presumpscot River edge off the North Meadow at Gilsland Farm and noticed the ice forming along the shore, in amongst the tall grasses. The return of the ice is another sign of the progression into winter. Ocean and …

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