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Thumbnail ImageGreat Egret (Ardea alba) on November 28, 2021
Thumbnail ImageMourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) on November 23, 2021
Thumbnail ImageEuropean black slug (Arion ater) on November 23, 2021
Thumbnail ImageAtlantic Rock Crab (Cancer irroratus) on November 22, 2021
Thumbnail ImageRough Periwinkle (Littorina saxitilis) on November 22, 2021
Thumbnail ImageBelted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) on November 22, 2021
Thumbnail ImageNorth American river otter (Lontra canadensis) on November 21, 2021
Thumbnail ImageAmerican Black Duck (Anas rubripes) on November 15, 2021
Thumbnail ImageStarfish or sea star on November 05, 2021
Thumbnail ImagePlumose anemone (Metridium senile) on November 05, 2021
Thumbnail ImageAtlantic Rock Crab (Cancer irroratus) on November 05, 2021
Thumbnail ImageAtlantic Snailfish on November 05, 2021
Thumbnail Imagebryozoans on November 06, 2021

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