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Close Encounters of the Aquatic Kind III: Dolphins.

A few more Aquatic Action Adventure Shots, taken just moments ago from the Fictionarium: South Florida Campus’s balcony: a school of friendly dolphins! If you ask me, they’re far nicer than the ominous, leaping Blacktip Sharks of my last foray into Close Encounters of the Aquatic Kind.

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Close Encounters of the Aquatic Kind II: Sharks.

ABOVE ARE SOME PICTURES I took yesterday from the balcony of the Fictionarium: South Florida Campus. In terms of the story behind these images, I feel as though I should just hyperlink back to my earlier post regarding manatees, save that this time, I did not get in the water.

Those brown shaded areas schooling not 30 to 50 feet off the shore are most certainly sharks; I believe that the sharks in question are, specifically, juvenile Blacktip sharks. Prevalent to South Florida, Blacktip sharks grow to an average of roughly five feet in length, and are known for Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Aquatic Kind.

WE HERE at the Fictionarium: South Florida Campus certainly do encounter quite a lot of wildlife’s finest – sharks, foxes, egrets, not to mention the most loathsome fauna of them all, the feral iguana. Unfortunately, seeing something and getting people to believe that you saw something are two different matters entirely. And so, yesterday, when I saw a telltale, slow-moving brown mass drifting near the shore, I called my father over to the window. Continue reading

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