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How stowaway reptiles make their way to Maine every year

A large black snake slithered out onto the Belfast Rail Trail on Oct. 10, startling people who were walking, jogging and biking along the popular path. Foreign to Maine, the 3-foot-long reptile was a black rat snake, and it likely arrived in the area as a stowaway. Each year, people report a handful of nonnative […]

Summer drought likely reduced tick activity in Maine, but they’re back

If there’s one thing that deer ticks don’t like, it’s dry weather, and this year, Maine has had plenty of it. A lack of rain throughout the summer resulted in a moderate to severe drought throughout the entire state of Maine for the first time in 18 years. Tick experts believe that the hot, dry […]


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