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Brown-tail (Euproctis chrysorrhoea) was accidently introduced into Massachusetts from Europe in 1897. By 1913, the insect had spread throughout the New England states, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. The population then dropped, for reasons that are not entirely clear, until there was just a residual population limited to Cape Cod and a few islands off the Maine coast in Casco Bay. Since 1990 they have become more of a pest along the Maine coast.

Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) by bayucca (busy) on Flickr. This is the shoebill. He obviously didn’t get the memo that birds can’t steal clogs ...

Golden Pheasant by William Bullimore: "Chinese Pheasant", (Chrysolophus pictus) is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China. While they can fly, they prefer to run: but if startled they can suddenly burst upwards at great speed, with a distinctive wing sound. #Birds #Golden_Pheasant