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Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...encouraging, she said. "We did see, at Scout Lake, one year following the treatment ... we immediately that spring found tadpoles swimming in Scout Lake and it looked like the loons were feeding on them. We weren't sure how that was going to play out...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-12/pike-poisoning-underway-in-soldotna
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Waldal's windshield repair is a lifestyle

...He died." Waldal said he got Yankee as a puppy three years ago when he was living in Homer. "He was just nothing but tadpole when I got him," he said. Before Homer, and before Valdez and Ketchikan, he was bumping around the Lower 48 in a new camper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-24/waldals-windshield-repair-is-a-lifes
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...He died."Waldal said he got Yankee as a puppy three years ago when he was living in Homer."He was just nothing but tadpole when I got him," he said.Before Homer, and before Valdez and Ketchikan, he was bumping around the Lower 48 in a new camper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-23
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...1962 that DNA from specialized cells of tadpoles, like skin or intestinal cells, could be used to clone more tadpoles. In 1997, the same process led to...Yamanaka and his team moved beyond tadpoles. They showed that a surprisingly simple...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/karl-ritter/2012-10-08
Refuge Notebook: Rookie biologist meets brown bears, mud and malformed frogs

...potential new sites for next year. Fishing for tadpoles became my job. Never having fished for them as a kid, I had to make up for lost time. Tadpoles and metamorphs (a name for tadpoles in transition to becoming frogs) certainly...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082710/out_701069770.shtml
Outdoors
Arc, Scout lakes restocked : Rainbow trout, grayling released after pike eradication

...fish management biologist Robert Begich said that the fish should take to their new habitat because populations of woodfrog tadpoles and invertebrates have rebounded dramatically after a lull attributed to the "voracious" invasive fish. "They have a full...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081910/new_697428442.shtml
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Going 'oding' for dragonflies

...catch small aquatic insects, crustaceans and even fish and tadpoles. Dr. Mari Reeves and her colleagues published an article...mostly to severed limbs that result from failed predation of tadpoles by dragonfly nymphs. As everyone knows, dragonflies can move...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-08-30/going-oding-for-dragonflies
Outdoors
Farming wasn?t Scouting, but it was close, if harder

...bars. The Scouts had organized games and projects; our fun was random. We built treehouses and forts in the woods, caught tadpoles in the creek, stalked game with BB guns, swung on vines like Tarzan, shot bows and arrows made from saplings and weeds...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022507/people_0225peo004.shtml
People
Of a 10-legged mite and other monstrosities

...the legs of frogs develop in the tadpole stage, much later than embryony...that damages a growing limb on a tadpole can potentially lead to deformities...nymphs or other predators attack tadpoles, they can mar new limb buds, causing...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040111/out_808810339.shtml
Outdoors
Humbling trees

...found a Douglas-fir in Washington that measured 12 feet in diameter at a height of 5 feet above the ground. When I was a tadpole, in the Skagit Valley of the 1940s, a log truck rumbling through town with a three-log load didn't merit a second look...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120409/out_527812631.shtml

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