Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Tiger-Quest 2012

Posted by Jeffrey Milisen on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, In : Megafauna 


My friends and I are a little light of pocket to go to Tiger Beach, Bahamas, so, needing an adventure, we sought to find our own local animal, a tiger shark known as "Laverne" who is known to make a living in the waters of Honokohau Harbor.  We headed for Kona to dive like crazy and hurry back before anyone noticed we were missing.  What we found was not one animal, but at least four all crowding the area looking for scraps from fishing boats.  They ranged in size from about 10 feet up to may...
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There's No Place Like Home

Posted by Jeffrey Milisen on Monday, September 3, 2012,

  One of my fondest memories growing up in Connecticut is the way the world wakes up in the summer.  Since moving to Hawaii 5 years ago, I’ve dearly missed using overly hot, muggy days as an excuse to find a body of water and just jump in.  In addition to its coastline, Connecticut has a multitude of lakes, ponds and rivers to keep a growing biologist busy and out of trouble.  I have always wanted to take what I have since learned back to my home state and explore with my new set of eyes.  ...
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