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Dogs have owners, cats have staff…

Canine or feline– humanity tends to cleave in its attachment to one or the other.  Far be it from your correspondent to try to settle the difference; rather, some background information…

See the entire infographic— all ten informative items– at OnlineSchools.org.

As we endeavor to separate the kibble from the bits, we might recall that it was on this date in 1987 that the last Dusky Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens, a non-migratory subspecies  of the Seaside Sparrow, found in Southern Florida in the natural salt marshes of Merritt Island and along the St. Johns River), died.  A victim of DDT poisoning, the species was officially declared extinct in December, 1990.

(One of) the last Dusky Seaside Sparrow(s)

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