The off-beat and unusual

Everything that happens does not always neatly fall into a category.  Without city lights the stars are bright and beautiful.  However, sometimes that is not all that appears in the evening sky:

UFO’s in 1973

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Of course we also have those stories with a happy ending:

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Endangered Flower

In 1989, according to the Center for Biological Diversity:

RHODE ISLAND. The sandplain gerardia historically occurred in six populations in Rhode Island, but by 1988 was reduced to just a single population of 56 plants in a historic cemetery [1]. The population fluctuated considerably, but without discernable trend between 1988 and 2005 [5]. A second population of 33 plants was established in 2003 and grew to 241 plants in 2005.

Endangered flower

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