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What

Cardamine dissecta

Observer

hewahc

Date

March 22, 2014

Place

The foot of Lookout Mountain, TN (Google, OSM)

Description

Fine-leaf toothwort.

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Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri

Observer

ajarrell

Date

September 20, 2013 03:51 PM CDT

Place

chattanooga aquarium (Google, OSM)

Description

--found in an exhibit at the Chattanooga Aquarium in TN
--tallest & heaviest of all living penguins
-eats mainly fish, but also crustaceans (krill, cephalopods, & squid)
--their predators include birds & aquatic mammals

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Leatherback Sea Turtle Dermochelys coriacea

Observer

ajarrell

Date

September 20, 2013 04:30 PM CDT

Place

chattanooga aquarium (Google, OSM)

Description

--found at the Chattanooga aquarium
--largest turtle in the world & one of the largest reptiles
--only sea turtle that doesn't have a hard, bony shell
--can way up to 2,000 pounds for adults
--mainly black shell with pinkish -white coloring on their belly
--eat soft-bodied animals (jellyfish & salps)

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Genus Hippocampus

Observer

ajarrell

Date

September 20, 2013 04:12 PM CDT

Place

chattanooga aquarium (Google, OSM)

Description

--found at the Chattanooga aquarium
--range/habitat: tropical shallows & temperate waters around the world
--commonly found near coral reefs
--omnivore: mixture of plant & animal matter
--eats by sucking the food into their snout
--predators are crustaceans which include crabs, fish, & rays

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moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita

Observer

ajarrell

Date

September 20, 2013 04:06 PM CDT

Place

chattanooga aquarium (Google, OSM)

Description

--found in an exhibit at the Chattanooga aquarium
--known as moon jellyfish
--live in large groups in the sea
--poisonous tentacles for small marine animals
--feeds on zoo plankton
--range: Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
--can withstand cold temperatures but mainly live in warm, tropical waters

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Phycodurus eques) Phycodurus eques

Observer

ajarrell

Date

September 20, 2013 04:13 PM CDT

Place

chattanooga aquarium (Google, OSM)

Description

--found in exhibit in Chattanooga aquarium
--carnivore, survive on tiny crustaceans
--effected by pollution & habitat loss
--pacific ocean

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What

Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum

Observer

aworkmon

Date

September 30, 2013 07:00 PM EDT

Place

Texas Avenue, Signal Mountain, Hamilton, Tennessee, 37377, United States of America (Google, OSM)

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris

Observer

violamom

Date

September 22, 2013

Place

Newton Drive, Collegdale, TN (Google, OSM)

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Phidippus mystaceus

Observer

violamom

Date

September 22, 2013

Place

Newton Drive, Collegedale, TN (Google, OSM)

Description

beautiful male, sitting on mailbox

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What

Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Observer

doc

Date

September 23, 2013 08:02 AM EDT

Place

Collegedale, TN, US (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

doc

Date

September 23, 2013 05:28 AM EDT

Place

Newton Dr, Collegedale, TN, US (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

Neoscona crucifera

Observer

violamom

Date

September 20, 2013

Place

Newton Drive, Collegedale, TN (Google, OSM)

Description

Been watching it build webs (and take them down) on our porch for the last several weeks. No web tonight--perhaps fall has taken its toll?

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The Angel Olceclostera angelica

Observer

violamom

Date

September 22, 2013

Place

Newton Drive, Collegdale, TN (Google, OSM)

Description

caterpillar, 2nd sighting, on a trampoline on Hummingbird Hill (Newton Drive, Collegdale, TN)

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Plethodon petraeus

Observer

benderkeeper

Date

June 27, 2013 01:15 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Northern Slimy Salamander Plethodon glutinosus

Observer

tiertza

Date

May 7, 2012

Place

Raccoon Mountain Cave, Tennessee, USA (Google, OSM)

Description

Slimy salamander observed in Raccoon Mountain Caverns during a cave tour.

Salamandra viscosa se observ├│ en las Grutas Monta├▒a Mapache mientras hacer una gira de cueva.

http://www.raccoonmountain.com/html/cave.html

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Slender Dayflower

Observer

ordoamoris

Date

September 28, 2012 10:38 AM EDT

Place

35.4055..., -85.115... (Google, OSM)

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ironweed Genus Vernonia

Observer

ordoamoris

Date

September 14, 2012 11:16 AM EDT

Place

311 Celestial Ln, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Fletcher Park Cleveland, Tennessee

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What

Beaver Castor canadensis

Observer

mutatllib

Date

July 14, 2012 09:16 AM EDT

Place

213 Horse Creek Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Horse Creek Farms pond

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Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

hewahc

Date

May 11, 2012

Place

Alabama Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409 (Google, OSM)

Description

Green Salamander currently living under a flowerpot outside my back door.

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What

Coyote Canis latrans

Observer

scubado

Date

March 11, 2012 05:56 PM EDT

Place

Mountain Creek Rd, Montclair South, Hamilton, Tennessee, 37415, United States of America (Google, OSM)

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What

Beaver Castor canadensis

Observer

scubado

Date

March 10, 2012 05:36 PM EST

Place

Horse Creek Drive, Mountain Ridge, Hamilton County, Tennessee, 37405, United States of America (Google, OSM)