A Day for Mosquitoes

Tomorrow is World Mosquito Day! This makes me chuckle a bit because it sounds like we should be celebrating those blood-sucking little vampires. But after some digging, I found that this “holiday” celebrates the anniversary of the day (August 20, 1897) that Sir Ronald Ross, a British scientist, discovered that mosquitoes transmit the malaria parasite….

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Fun at the Zoo!

The Mailbox® is located in North Carolina, and I just recently learned an interesting fact about our state. We now have the largest zoo in the world. Yes, the world! The North Carolina Zoo is a 500 acre natural habitat zoo. So if you live in NC, or you find yourself here, you might want…

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